Team Leader CAE & Verification – Electric Drive Unit

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Team Leader CAE & Verification – Electric Drive Unit

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Polestar is blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance. Your experience as a Team Leader would be invaluable to us both in concept work and when working with current designs for increased customer satisfaction.

If you are an innovative, open-minded person who believes that electrification is the future of the auto industry, we would like to hear from you.

This position is based at our HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden.

What you’ll do

Our CAE and Verification team, part of the Electric Drive Unit department within Polestar Propulsion, have a mission to deliver results which exceed the customers’ expectations. The team consists of CAE and Verification engineers. The area of responsibility is from CAE within EMD, NVH, thermal to model calibration and Complete EDU system test and Verification. The team works continually with improvement and closing the loop from simulation to verification.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Supporting the development of high performance Electric Drive Units to our vehicle programs
  • Ensure test strategies, capabilities, investment plans, sourcing of tests
  • Support CAE engineers with tools and planning
  • Coaching team members in their career development and our deliverables
  • Being a part of developing the organization to be leading in designs and industrialization
  • Support the teams with program deliverables, budget and scope

Essentially, you are a leader with a Polestar mindset. You will strive for achieving exceptional customer experience within Propulsion Electric Drive Unit and you embrace collaboration to strive for the best product experience.

Who you are

You have a strong will to create the future of electric vehicles – it’s probably fair to call you an EV nerd passionate about solving climate changes. You are collaborative, enthusiastic, analytical, well-organized and driven. You’re not afraid to try new approaches and out of the box methods. You have a holistic view, including vision, business, and customers. You are an experienced leader, having a strategic mindset and the ability to engage people in our future challenges. You have excellent communication skills and who is motivated by challenges, enjoys building teams and cooperate with others to reach common goals. You are energized by working in a creative start-up environment, taking action where you see potential and creating structure where needed.

To be successful in this role we believe you have:

  • M.Sc. in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Data Science or equivalent relevant education
  • At least 5-10 years of automotive experience
  • At least 5 years of experience as manager with relevant experience from electric motor and transmission development

At Polestar, you will be leading a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication.

Personal fit will be of great importance in this recruitment, as we are actively working to build a team with diverse experience, gender and background.

People at Polestar

We know that a change is needed. We also know that each one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable mobility.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. 

Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way...



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