Senior Project Engineer – Exterior Mechanism’s


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Senior Project Engineer – Exterior Mechanism’s

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 Senior Project Engineer – Exterior Mechanism’s.

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:

The Senior Project Engineer will be familiar with one or more of the Exterior Mechanism’s commodities which include charge flap & port, wash & wipers, locks& latches, mirrors, door regulators, glazing and sealing.

You will have the following skills-

  • Proven Project Management track record of ownership and delivery of mechanism commodities.
  • Understanding of typical programme milestones (Product Design Specification)
  • Ownership of timing, cost, and resource planning.
  • Creation and ownership of technical documentation, DVP, DFMEA, specifications, etc.
  • Ability to support purchasing throughout the sourcing process.
  • Effectively manage suppliers from nomination to all phases of build and part maturation.
  • Lead cross functional reviews with various function groups as required.
  • Good organisational and communication skills.
  • Support Design through all phases of surfaces maturation and part feasibility, split lines, tool direction, draft requirement, perceived quality, etc.
  • Problem solving process and framework, 6-sigma, Kaizen, 8D, Pareto, DoE, etc.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role with proven delivery within timing and budget.
  • Ability to remain current with inquisitive mind and drive to understand future materials, emerging technologies, and latest trends in the automotive sector.
  • Familiar with component environment and packaging needs within interfacing sub team closures, exteriors, structures, electrical, etc.
  • Overview of any electrical interface and software control needed, variable parameters, EMC, etc.
  • Appreciation of legal requirements, certification & homologation.
  • Catia V5 and TCE experience also preferred but not essential.
  • Good working knowledge of the Microsoft Office sweet and familiarity working remotely using Teams/Zoom or other collaboration tools.

Academic Requirements

  • Degree qualified or equivalent preferred.

Possible requirement for overseas travel to support key activities.

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 not the limit.


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Polestar Digital, Gothenburg
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