PLM Application Engineer

Coventry, UK

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PLM Application Engineer

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. Our focus is on uncompromised design and technology. We constantly redefine the norm and challenge ourselves to shine. 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.

Due to aggressive growth plans Polestar is currently looking to recruit a PLM Application Engineer.

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 disciplines 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.

The Role:

The PLM Application Engineer is responsible for;

  • Supporting global R&D operations with the creation, validation, and management of digital vehicle data across multiple vehicle programmes.
  • Leading Engineers in the use of core product creation tools to ensure a high level of data quality and user proficiency is achieved.
  • Acting as the PLM Subject Matter Expert, working closely with Engineering teams and Managers to instil good data management practises.
  • Assisting Product Data Coordinators with the creation and maintenance of vehicle data including the master design and part structures.
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of Polestar’s Vehicle Delivery Framework to ensure all digital tools, processes and working methods are aligned and up-to-date. Identify gaps and inefficiencies within existing processes and implement improvements, where possible.
  • Broaden PLM knowledge within Polestar via targeted communications utilising smart media platforms and worker forums.
  • Act as a PLM evangelist to embed good working practises within the Engineering teams.
  • Define and document new PLM requirements to drive the delivery of new, or improve existing, product creation tools.
  • Lead the development, testing and final deployment of any new or enhanced tools to ensure PLM requirements are met.
  • Support local IT organisations with hardware and software upgrades and testing.
  • Develop training material for online and instructor led training programmes
  • Work alongside the Global Support team to provide technical support to end users.

The Person

  • Analytical by nature with a good attention to detail.
  • A confident communicator who is happy to initiate discussions at all levels. The ability to describe complex problems in a clear and simple manner is a key attribute of this role.
  • A talented individual who can learn fast and enjoys new challenges.
  • Keen, energetic, and open minded.
  • Structured, methodical and logical with good planning skills.
  • Patient and flexible.

Minimum Required Skills & Experience:

  • Teamcenter Proficient. Ideally V13.1, Active Workspace 5.1 and above
  • Catia V5 Proficient. The ability to create Catalogs, UDFs, Templates and Catscripts is an advantage.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, good Excel skills is desirable.
  • Knowledge of Product Data Management principles within a product creation environment.
  • Knowledge of how a design matures and how its history is tracked and stored is essential to this role.
  • Able to work in a start-up environment.

Desirable Experience

  • Experience in working on full electric vehicles.
  • Knowledge of Change Management in a product creation environment is an advantage but not essential.

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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