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Principal Engineer - Body Structures

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 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 Principal Engineer in Body Structures.


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:

Principal Engineer – Body Structures

Reporting to Chief Engineer Body Structures the Principal Engineer will lead the design, development & delivery of Body Structure systems content within the Body Structures Function Group. The Principal Engineer will also lead a team in all aspects of program delivery & planning, including system design, target setting, specification, DFMEA, development, verification & launch.


Main Responsibilities

  • The Principal Engineer will lead a team of design and project engineers responsible for both technical delivery and team development.
  • Define the Body systems strategy and architecture of the product.
  • Provide technical leadership of system design and development.
  • To represent the Body Structure Function Group as a credible authority on structural performance aspects.
  • To translate programme deliverables into a successful plan of work for the team, to deliver within the programme budget and timescale.
  • To lead the generation of system targets and the adoption/creation of applicable test, development and design standards, guidelines and procedures.
  • Ensure that the hardware content & design enables system & vehicle level attribute targets to be met.
  • Ensure design for manufacture to support cost effective production.
  • Take the lead in design & manufacturing reviews with management and executive team.
  • Directive input of the multiple system bill of materials & management of the content to meet mass, cost & investment targets.
  • Define and deliver release plans and activities to support vehicle build stages.
  • Works seamlessly across the teams to ensure a collaborative approach is applied to the delivery of the projects
  • Provide direction, guidance & coaching to more junior members of the team to support their development.


The Person

  • You’ll have a minimum of 5 years relevant automotive experience, with a high level of exposure to Body Structure and / or HV Systems.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the requirement for the development of varied vehicle systems including vehicle structural performance.
  • Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with other functional teams and business functions.
  • Strong leadership with the ability to influence and motivate others to achieve the best possible results.
  • Can operate at a strategic level whilst able to resolve more detailed / technical issues.
  • Good commercial awareness with pragmatic approach to product development that suits the size of our organisation.
  • Ability to prioritise workload (including that of the team) & manage external inputs/requests.


Academic Requirements

Candidates must be educated to relevant degree level or demonstrate suitable experience within industry.

 

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