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Global Digital Product Manager - Manufacturing and Logistics

Göteborg, Sweden

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Global Digital Product Manager - Manufacturing and Logistics

We are currently looking for a Global Digital Product Manager to join our Manufacturing and Logistics organization. 

If you are reading this, you probably already know that Polestar is an electric performance car brand. We work hard to create a unique experience for the customer, owner, and driver. The thrill of driving the car, the digital experience of buying, owning, and controlling a Polestar require us to push the limits of technology and software development. Sustainability has been there from the beginning, and we have set a moonshot goal for climate-neutral cars in 2030. There is an ocean of opportunities in this for talented IT professionals who want to dive in and make a difference. 


About the role

As the Global Digital Product Manager for Manufacturing and Logistics at Polestar you will be responsible for the department enabling digital solutions for supporting the Industrial area. This role manages multiple teams within development, operations, testing and support, covering the area from material supply to vehicle handover. This role is expected to work closely with senior management to define the organizational strategy and execute on portfolio initiatives.

The purpose of the domain is the digital enablement of industrial manufacturing, supply Chain and O2D for Polestar. This is a newly established domain, that will grow over time to enable the next step in Polestar's growth.

What you’ll do

  • Lead and manage multiple teams within digital Manufacturing and Logistics area, as part of Digital Product Creation and Industrial Domain.
  • Define the strategic global digital Manufacturing and Logistics plans and technology roadmaps, and secure alignment with the overall global strategic business plan.
  • Build, grow and retain the right talent for the digital delivery teams
  • Work with global stakeholders both within business (internally and externally), and digital, and build trust-based relationships
  • Sponsor and deliver digital projects and initiatives in alignment to requirements
  • Work with senior management and other peers for strategy development and execution planning across functions and within the team
  • Manage vendor and supplier relationships to provide the right tools and maximize it’s value
  • Create & monitor budget activities, make responsible decisions and adjust operations as appropriate to the environment and adapt cost-effective planning
  • Set goals, provide feedback, appraise performance, and help your team develop their careers

Be accountable for that all digital solutions are secure and meet all global regulatory, privacy and other requirements

Who you are

  • You are an experienced leader who is motivated by challenges, enjoys building teams and cooperate with others to reach common goals.
  • You have a clear understanding of the business challenges and targets within the Industrial domain and a clear focus on business needs and sense of urgency.
  • You have the ability to manage a large organization, to motivate others and have excellent communication skills. You are curious to learn new things and strive for continuous improvement.
  • You have experience from working within the Industrial domain, understanding the Manufacturing and Logistic processes.
  • You have knowledge in Industry 4.0 and SMART Factory and have a passion for driving digital transformation in a production landscape and it’s surroundings.
  • You understand the importance of having lean logistic flows, real time management, traceability and visualization. Transparency and customer focus are part of your guiding star.
  • You are eager to feel the Industrial heartbeat and can’t wait to join the team

Personal qualities

  • Have a critical mindset with ability to find new solutions outside traditional frameworks and make radical change
  • Have a belief in a non-hierarchical culture of interaction, transparency and trust in teams. Have a people-first mindset, use foresight and is a natural systems thinker
  • Have a willingness to "roll up one's sleeves," work and study outside of one's comfort zone and motivate the product area toward such behavior
  • Be able to coach employees and support in removing road blocks
  • Have an experimentalist frame of mind for innovation who is willing to fail often and fast

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.

At Polestar, the sky is the limit.

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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Want to work with the digital work environment of all end-users at Polestar?

Digital & IT
Göteborg, Sweden
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