Design Engineer - Body Structures


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Design Engineer - Body Structures

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. Our focus is on uncompromised design and technology. We constantly redefine the norm and challenge ourselves to shine. Passion and emotion drive us, electricity and innovation drive our cars. Our products are excellent, efficient and entertaining.

In Polestar’s future, there is no room for shortcuts, excuses or compromises. We are all in, dedicated on our ambition. Guiding our industry forward through pure, progressive performance.

Due to aggressive growth plans Polestar is currently looking to recruit a Design Engineer.

Personal attributes

In order to succeed at Polestar you will need to possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills as the ability to build effective working relationships across multiple disciples is paramount.  Attitude is everything at Polestar, we are always pushing boundaries and in order to achieve the unimaginable you must have a can-do approach and an open mind to endless possibilities. 

Key Objectives & Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Principal Engineer / Chief Engineer Body Structures, the Design Engineer will be responsible for component and system design of the body structure systems within Polestar vehicle programs.

Main Responsibilities

  • Design of body structure components and assemblies, plus other vehicle subsystems, to meet required project milestones.
  • Complete component design of extrusions, castings, pressings etc along with assembly design in a CATIA V5 environment.
  • Produce component and assembly level drawings.
  • Deliver system designs to meet the requirements of technical specifications in accordance with design guidelines, standards and direction.
  • Plan design activities in order to fulfil the requirements of the company’s engineering timing release system, considering timing dependencies with other systems where necessary.
  • Represent the Body Structure Department in design and release reviews.
  • Develop concepts and solutions to technical issues and mature final system designs to weight, cost and serviceability targets with confirmation through analysis.
  • Collaboration with other function groups to reach design solutions.
  • Manage and release data through the TCe system.

The Person

  • The candidate will have an in-depth understanding of fundamental engineering principles.
  • Demonstrable experience in a CATIA V5 environment (assembly, part design and drafting).
  • Experience in Body Structures of varying technologies is essential.
  • Experience working in/for medium volume vehicle projects would be advantageous.
  • Excellent communication and co-ordination skills - at ease working with a cross-functional team of engineers and suppliers.
  • Good understanding of bolted and bonded mechanical joint design.
  • Good understanding of GD&T standards.
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical Body systems information across function groups is essential to the role.
  • Flexible, enthusiastic individual who is self-motivated, able to work well under own initiative and remain focused under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise workload & manage external inputs/requests.

If you believe you have what it takes to work at the heart of automotive innovation, then we look forward to reviewing your application.

At Polestar, the sky is the limit.


Technical Product Communication

We have an exciting opportunity at Polestar, with deep understanding and commitment for premium products within a fast-paced organization!

Product and Programs
Gothenburg, Sweden

Technical Product Communication

We have an exciting opportunity at Polestar, with deep understanding and commitment for premium products within a fast-paced organization!

Product and Programs
Gothenburg, Sweden
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