Fault Tracer

Coventry, UK

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Fault Tracer

Polestar is blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance. Due to unprecedented growth, we are now looking for multiple Fault Tracers within the Software Integration Team. We work hard to create a unique experience for the customer, owner and driver which requires us to push the limits of technology and innovation. If you are an innovative, open-minded person who believes that electrification is the future of the automotive industry, we would like to hear from you.

About The Role

Our mission is to deliver a class leading E/E platform, with an extensive feature set, offering Pure, Progressive, Performance, to provide a Customer Experience that exceeds their expectations.

  • You will support Electrical hardware and software build, test, and maintenance activities of prototype vehicles, labcars and rigs.
  • You will have the ability to analyse Electrical hardware and software faults and work with the SW Integration engineers to help identify solutions.
  • You will support verification/validation activities including in-market testing, rig testing, chamber testing both UK and overseas.
  • You must be able to manage large workloads in a high-pressure environment and prioritise accordingly.
  • You are methodical, pay attention to detail and a flexible and enthusiastic person who can work under your own initiative.

Mandatory skills

  • Experience of using Automotive vehicle diagnostic tools.
  • Experience using laptop based diagnostic software, measurement, and calibration tools (CANalyzer or equivalent)
  • Experience in identification and diagnosis of vehicle issues and working with cross functional teams to implement required resolutions.
  • Experience with vehicle network architectures CAN, LIN, FlexRay and Ethernet.
  • Experience in reading and interpreting circuit diagrams and working on vehicle harnesses.
  • Knowledge of software/feature fault diagnostics methods, tools and practices.

Desirable skills

  • Knowledge and working experience on EV’s and Hybrid vehicle architectures.
  • Experience in working with prototype vehicles and rigs.
  • Experience of building and commissioning of test properties such as rigs and lab cars.
  • Experience of using specialised diagnostic and test tools (e.g. CANoe, CANape, INCA)
  • Experience in aspects of vehicle repair outside of electrical systems.
  • Industry recognised technician qualifications (BTEC ONC/HNC or an apprenticeship combined with relevant experience)
  • Good computer skills (Office programs)
  • Good written and verbal communication, including appropriate escalation and reporting where required.

Who you are

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 within diverse teams. You have a holistic view, including vision, business, and customers.

At Polestar, you will be part of 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.

At Polestar, the sky is the limit

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