Manager Propulsion Program Office

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Manager Propulsion Program Office

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Polestar is blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance. Your experience in managing Propulsion Program Office would be invaluable to us in managing our industrial programs and deliver high performance, sustainable propulsion systems.

If you are an 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

R&D contains of several departments where the Propulsion is responsible for industrializing and releasing our inhouse developed software and components. Propulsion is a department with a mission to deliver results which exceed the customers’ expectations under Polestar R&D. 

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Lead our unit program leaders and coach them in their leadership towards our unit programs
  • Manage our Unit Gates and lead our running changes into production
  • Coach and guide within new investigations and existing programs with Time, Technology and Cost perspective.
  • Establish a data driven culture where we use modern tools in observing the state of health in our programs
  • Prioritize the activities and lead and act on the activities together with the PLM team and

Who you are

  • Relevant technical education and background
  • You are an experienced leader with previous experience leading programs on senior level in the automotive industry and experience in leading senior program leaders.
  • Communicative and collaborative
  • Good motivational skills.
  • Structured, methodical and analytical with good planning skills.
  • Patient, flexible and pleasant
  • Automotive experience around 15 years is desired

You have a strong will to create the future of electric vehicles – it’s probably fair to call you an EV nerd passionate about solving climate changes. You are enthusiastic, motivated, well-organized and driven. You’re not afraid to try new approaches and out of the box methods. You have a holistic view, including vision, business, and customers. You are a fast learner, and have calm personality.

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


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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