Principal Engineer - Electrical Performance & EMC

Coventry, UK

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Principal Engineer - Electrical Performance & EMC

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Polestar is on a blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance. We are currently looking for a Principal Engineer Electrical Performance & EMC. Your broad automotive experience within Electrical Performance and EMC will be invaluable to Polestar. 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.

What you’ll do

The Electrical Performance & EMC team is a part of the Polestar R&D organization. The team’s mission is to drive and support the Software & Electronics organization to deliver robust electrical designs to the Polestar vehicle products.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Successfully ensure EMC & Electrical Performance conforms with applicable standards & requirements for multiple programs, on time and to meet or exceed cost, design, and quality targets.
  • Support the Group Lead and the Head of SW&E to define the vision, goals, and expectations for the EMC & Electrical Performance domain.
  • Build and develop the EMC & Electrical Performance team, including securing necessary resources.
  • Support and coach team members to evolve and grow in their roles.
  • Define methods, tools, and processes to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Develop future strategies and technology roadmaps including highlighting new technology developments required to deliver new product content.
  • Build a team to handle technical discussions with suppliers, internal teams and partner OEM(s) including support and monitoring of integration of existing electrical technologies into new vehicle programs.
  • Prepare status reports and feedback to the project & line management teams.
  • Act as the company ambassador for the EMC & Electrical Performance team.

Who you are

You have a strong will to create the future of electric vehicles. You are enthusiastic, motivated, well-organized and driven. You’re not afraid to try new approaches and out of the box methods. You are eager to find solutions even if the path forward is not straight. You are talented and good with numbers and have no trouble finding facts and figures.

Required Experience:

  • At least 10+ years of previous relevant experience in EMC & ELP development within the Automotive industry.
  • Previous line management experience or equivalent in a leading role.
  • Excellent communication and co-ordination skills.
  • Good understanding of Automotive Electrical system.
  • Electrical, Electronic Systems, Electro-mechanical, Automotive, or similar engineering degree. Other recognized engineering qualifications combined with relevant experience may be considered.
  • Work permit to work in the UK or in the European Union.

Desired Experience, but not a must:

  • Practical experience of vehicle electrical architectures based upon Ethernet, CAN, LIN and Flexray is highly desired.
  • Experience of the full product lifecycle, from concept through to vehicle launch.
  • Previous experience with Volvo, Lotus, Geely or CEVT projects.
  • Experience of Automotive product development systems (VPDS, FPDS, GPDS, NPDS etc) and release processes within the automotive sector.
  • Experience of delivering electrical systems in accordance with Safety & Security requirements.

Polestar - the guiding star!

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. Our focus is on uncompromised design and technology. 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.


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