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Manager Vehicle Configuration

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Manager Vehicle Configuration

Polestar is looking for a manager to lead the set-up of a new team and function within Polestar R&D. The Vehicle Configuration team.

 

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Polestar is blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance. We are looking for a manager to lead the set-up of a new team and function within Polestar R&D, Vehicle configuration team. Your automotive experience within areas such as Vehicle Hardware, Propulsion, Software & Electrical and Program management would be invaluable to us both in concept work and when working with current designs for increased customer satisfaction. Knowledge about configuration management and systems/tools such as team-center will be beneficial.

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

This new team will be vital and play a key role in securing that both software & hardware products developed within R&D are released in a controlled way. Our mission is to deliver results which exceed the customers expectations. Our new manager of Vehicle configuration will build this new team from scratch. Secure relevant competences and roles needed. So that the new Release unit can perform and support the other units within R&D delivering solutions. This new team and the Release unit which it will belong, will coordinate and secure hardware and software releases, so that we are synchronized and releasing our solutions in a controlled way into our development systems and into our cars. OTA (over the air) software update is a key topic that needs attention, securing a solid process on how we deliver OTA to our customers.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Develop team and way of working securing efficiency and deliveries
  • Supporting and coaching team members to evolve and grow in their roles
  • Responsible for securing resources
  • Coordinate and secure hardware and software releases
  • Support design work around requirements connected to the engineering areas.
  • Support sourcing activities when needed
  • Supplier and external contractor contacts and negotiations

Essentially, you keeping an eye on future electric vehicle development needs and properties will ensure that Polestar is striving for an exceptional customer experience.

 

Who you are

  • Relevant technical education and background
  • You are an experienced leader who is motivated by challenges, enjoys building teams and cooperate with others to reach common goals.
  • Communicative and collaborative
  • Good motivational skills.
  • Structured, methodical and analytical with good planning skills.
  • Patient, flexible and pleasant
  • Automotive experience is required

You have a strong wish to create the future of electric vehicles – it’s probably fair to call you an EV nerd. You are enthusiastic, motivated, well-organized and driven. You’re not afraid to try new approaches and unconventional methods, and you work well both individually and with leading teams. You have a holistic view, including vision, business, and customers.

At Polestar, you will be leading a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication.

Personal fit will be of great importance in this recruitment, as we are actively working to build a team with diverse experience, gender and background.

  

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.

 

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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Application Developers - Polestar Digital

Come and help to build Polestar's critical digital products, platforms and services using the very latest technology.

Digital & IT
Gothenburg, Sweden
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