Development Engineer - CAD


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Development Engineer - CAD

Polestar - the guiding star

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in by catalysing the change to sustainable mobility. We are a global team of highly talented individuals who share a passion to change the world. We challenge conventions and we challenge ourselves for the purpose of innovation. We believe innovation is a team effort and that just like each component is critical to the performance of our cars each person working at Polestar is as important to the team and its performance. We work in close collaboration across empowered global teams that don’t settle for anything less than excellence.


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:

You will work across the business including testing and development of Vehicles and Rigs, also Designing Rigs / Fixtures and Components within the Vehicle Development team.

The Role

  • Design of components and assemblies for design analysis and evaluation.
  • Design of rigs for testing of components or systems.
  • Design of fixtures for build.
  • Produce component and assembly level drawings.
  • Involvement in vehicle testing activities including objective measurement.
  • Assist with vehicle preparation for testing and development.
  • Support data acquisition systems including installation, data analysis and distribution.
  • Produce test reports and report back to the business on the status and progression of the attribute performance.
  • Vehicle and rig testing support as required.
  • Work cross-functionally with different areas of the business.
  • Be willing to share information and to collaborate with our internal and external customers.


  • You will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant area with at least 2 years of industry experience.
  • Desirable to have experience with vehicle testing including data logging and processing.
  • Demonstrable experience in a CATIA V5 environment (assembly, surfacing, part design and drafting).
  • Driving experience in OEM vehicle programs.
  • Objective measurement experience.
  • Be familiar with OEM product development systems.
  • Desirable to have experience in HV systems.
  • A creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to resolve issues and innovate where required.
  • Good initiative, with the ability to manage own time and priorities.
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal and aural), good collaboration skills, and the ability to work effectively across teams within the organisation.
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office tools.
  • Full driving licence is essential.
  • No visa or other restrictions for working in the UK or travelling in the European Union.

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.

Application Developers - Polestar Digital

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

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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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