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Updated January 18, 2018
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Lear Corporation President, CEO and Director Matthew J. Simoncini
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Pros
  • Work-life balance is appropriate (in 17 reviews)

  • Good working environment, Support from the management (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • Poor work life balance due demanding workloads (in 10 reviews)

  • Long hours at times, sometimes stressful but bearable if you like to work (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Challenging"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lear Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great pay. Half day Fridays during the summer. Loose expense reports.

    Cons

    Nepotism nepotism nepotism. No work/life balance. Some groups work 8-5 while others can't get a vacation.

    Advice to Management

    People should not be forced to donate to United Way. There are much better charities and employees should have a choice where the MANDATORY donations go.


  2. "Lear"

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    Current Employee - Material Specialist
    Current Employee - Material Specialist
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lear Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great people
    clean work environment
    good schedule
    great managers
    good team work

    Cons

    not willing to train properly
    not good work atmosphere
    communication
    assistance

  3. "Terrible company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Lear Corporation full-time

    Pros

    none that i can think of. Its a job, use it if you need to to get to the next job.

    Cons

    -The company is sexist only promoting males
    -They don't give raises
    -They don't promote within, they will hire outside for a lower pay rate
    -They overwork their employees
    -They don't plan for the future. They laid off workers and knew about it for months and didn't even give them warning.
    - The people left are now being overworked because they are too cheap to hire more people.
    -They hire based on sex.

    Advice to Management

    -Stop being sexist
    -Stop asking for "innovative" ideas from employees you won't even give a raise to.
    -Stop overworking employees
    -Learn to manage time
    -Treat your employees better


  4. "N/A"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    not enough family time. working to much.


  5. "Portage Indiana Quality"

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    Current Employee - Quality Control C Shift in Portage, IN
    Current Employee - Quality Control C Shift in Portage, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lear Corporation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great job loaded with Benefits and Advancement. Easy work

    Cons

    Repetitive work load. 12 hour shifts 4days a week

    Advice to Management

    Regular stroking of egos with a good job crew goes a long way. Some times the acknowledgement is more satisfying than the pay raise


  6. "Frustrating"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lear Corporation full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    There are no good reasons to work there. Try it at your own risk. Do it if you dare. Just DON'T.

    Cons

    Everything is done backwards at this place. People are treated unfairly not a drop of compassion, the building is filthy and nobody's listening.

    Advice to Management

    Start caring about the employees , their safety and welfare. The most outstanding thing about management is their ability not to listen to the employees.


  7. "Cad Operator"

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    Current Employee - CAD Designer in Southfield, MI
    Current Employee - CAD Designer in Southfield, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lear Corporation full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Career advancement within the company.
    Work-life balance is appropriate.
    Half-day Fridays during summer is a major perk.

    Cons

    Too many people in one area of buildings can cause noise pollution.

    Advice to Management

    Treat all employees the same. It does not matter if employees were acquired through company acquisition or direct hire, treat them as if they were all equal.

  8. "Lear Corporation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lear Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Good Money
    Ability to Learn with great team players and managers
    Growth opportunities

    Cons

    If you're lazy, this is not your place
    Sometimes you feel stressed and work loaded..;!
    Demanding jobs (but you can learn a lot meanwhile)

    Advice to Management

    Nothing to mention


  9. "short review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lear Corporation full-time

    Pros

    like it, never had a problem

    Cons

    none to think of at the moment

    Advice to Management

    they are OK, company is doing well


  10. "Product engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lear Corporation full-time

    Pros

    top seat supplier in Auto industry. Management is reasonable. Company is in right direction. Salary and benefit are in par with competitors.

    Cons

    Not much high tech products. Will get bored over time. Basic mechanical knowledge is enough for the work. hard to improve.

    Advice to Management

    Get more talented engineer candidates from a wider selection of schools, not just a few local tech schools. Give employees more training chances.


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