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Active Safety Function Owner

Coventry, UK

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Active Safety Function Owner

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.

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. 

Function development within active safety is crucial to the success of any original equipment manufacturer (OEM). This ensures that the product designed and provided to our customers is safe as well as meeting their demands. The want for active safety, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD) has never been more prominent than now. Meaning that monitoring and evaluating competitors is necessary to gaining a competitive advantage.

Understanding, evaluating, and regulating is key in this role. Helping others in the team to understand both attribute and system requirements, is essential to ensure that the functionality of our products fulfil customer expectations.

You will be responsible for the development of the function, from strategy to product, by revising the cascaded and raised requirements, verifying complete vehicle functional requirements, and performing assessments in the projects.

Key Objectives & Responsibilities:

The Active Safety Function Owner is responsible for but not limited to…

  • Understanding and working to constraints such as commonality and carry-over systems.
  • Documenting the function’s description, use cases, requirements, and test requisitions to be verified. Support the documentation of the function’s ability to meet the requirements.
  • Ensuring that safety work such as hazard analysis, risk assessments and safety cases are conducted for the assigned functions.
  • Supervising the planning of function implementation and status. Define if the functionality can be carried back to vehicles from earlier model years and the changes needed to do so.
  • Developing and ensuring that adequate analysis and verification methods; both virtual and physical, exist to technically describe, measure, and verify target fulfilment.
  • Leading the planning of verification activities on prototype builds and field testing.

Academic Requirements

You should be…

  • University degree educated or equivalent in a technical area.
  • Able to demonstrate experience from working within automotive research and development; functionality, testing, and computer aided engineering (CAE). Preferably within development work regarding active safety, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD).
  • Experienced in developing test methods and sequences for vehicle testing.
  • Knowledgeable within active safety testing prerequisites, functional requirements cascading & analysis methods, for example Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
  • Able to demonstrate technical leadership, business acumen, and knowledge of customer perspectives & behaviors.
  • Able to assess different technical solutions.
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written.
  • Excited and willing to support test teams and expeditions.

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.


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