Project Engineer - Body Structures

Coventry, UK

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Project 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 Project Engineer in our body structure’s function.

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Reporting to the Principal Engineer Body Structures the Project Engineer will be responsible for playing a key role in the development of cutting edge, bonded aluminium body structure systems for Polestar vehicle programs.

What you’ll do:

The Project Engineer will be responsible for project management aspects of programme delivery & planning including system design, target setting, specification, DFMEA, development, verification & launch.

Other tasks you will be accountable for:

  • Project management of body structure systems to meet required project milestones from concept engineering to launch
  • Ensuring program targets are met for responsible systems for cost, mass, quality, timing and other attributes
  • Collaboration with other function groups to drive feasible and cost-effective solutions whilst also pushing the boundaries on structural performance and technology
  • Ownership of the technical specifications, DFMEAs, DVPs and other key technical documents as part of the new vehicle development process
  • Supplier management

Who you are

  • You’ll have relevant automotive experience, with a good exposure to Body Structures and/or HV systems.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the requirement for the development of varied vehicle systems including vehicle structural performance
  • Proven track record of delivering vehicle systems
  • An understanding and passion for future and current Body Structure and/or HV vehicle technologies
  • Understanding and experience in New Product Development life cycle
  • Ability to work flexibly within the wider Body Structures team
  • Excellent communication and co-ordination skills
  • Experience in CAD (Catia V5) and Teamcenter would be beneficial but not essential
  • Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with other functional teams
  • Ability to prioritise workload & manage external inputs/requests

At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication. Since Polestar’s in a scale-up phase you thrive by working in a fast-paced environment.

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.

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


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