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Sustainability & Cost Reduction Action Leader

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Sustainability & Cost Reduction Action Leader

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Polestar is blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance. We are now looking for a motivated and driven leader to manage our sustainability and cost actions on our existing products. This job gives you the unique opportunity to work with a broad cross functional team and various experts in the field of sustainability.

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

What you’ll do


In this role you’ll be a part of Polestar´s Industrial Program Office, which belongs to our R&D department. This is a team with the mission to deliver results which exceed the customers’ expectations. All our vehicles are designed to the highest requirement regarding sustainability and cost efficiency, but we don’t rest there, we are seeking to improve our products even further! In this role you will lead the idea creation process and ensure execution is done according with agreed plans.

Your responsibilities will be:

• Lead the cross-functional team and gather improvement ideas
• Develop execution plan for the agreed ideas
• Owning and monitoring then overall roadmap of improvements
• Communication with our sister companies and establishing common improvements

Who you are


We believe you have strong technical and project management background, as well as experience in collaborating with cross functional teams. You have experience from automotive development and vehicle programs as well as knowledge of lean and agile methods and tools. As a person you always have a high level of engagement, and you keep a positive attitude with resolute and high drive for results. You are a good communicator with great social skills which you use to build relationships and networks as well as having the ability to lead on program management levels. You are also most likely described by others as being an organized team player with analytical skills. You are an open-minded self-starter with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, technical environment and to work independently on multiple tasks and projects.

To be successful in this role, we believe you have:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical, Materials Engineering or similar, or relevant experience
• Project management experience within automotive
• Previous leadership experience

At Polestar, you will be a part of 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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