Quality & Logistics

Logistics Operations Manager

Mahwah, NJ, USA

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Logistics Operations Manager

At Polestar, we have a sustainable mission to improve the society we live in.

Our logistic function delivers an unparalleled customer experience by delivering cars at highest quality with excellent delivery precision.


Let us describe the challenge we offer

The people at Polestar believe that innovation is a team effort – 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!

This Logistic role is responsible for Polestar vehicles distribution processes, from factories to the hand over destinations in North America. The role is part of our global logistic function and will be located in our North America Office in Mahwah, New Jersey.


What you’ll do

In this role, you will act as a key stakeholder to ensure that processes, systems and supplier pre-conditions support best possible output. With a close collaboration with teams and partners, you will together ensure best possible performance in distribution from our factories to Polestar’s handover locations.

Since this is an operational role, your focus will be to set-up and monitor prerequisites together with our partners and suppliers and to drive process improvements to best support Polestar’s Direct-to-Consumer business model.

You will drive developments with related stakeholders, both internally and externally and you will work in close cooperation with Polestar’s Order-to-Delivery team, Polestar’s Sales function, and work in close contact with our partners and suppliers.

Additionally, you will:

  • Lead the operation and continuous improvement of our logistic processes to support our Direct-to-Consumer business model
  • Drive the follow-up in areas of Vehicle distribution and related business infrastructure
  • Lead the logistic process work and secure that service levels, lead times and cost is at an optimal balance to support our Direct-to-Consumer business model incl. reporting of related KPI´s
  • Secure standards and needs in our partnership service level agreements

Who you are

To be a great fit for this role, we are looking for you with a ‘can-do’ attitude with strong communication skills, attention to details and the ability to multi-task. You have a strong analytical mindset and an excellent problem-solving competence. In your broad experience of communicating with different stakeholders, you have gained strong multi-disciplinary skills in business and financial analytics, planning, negotiation and you have a thorough understanding of project management techniques and methods.
You are comfortable to travel occasionally if required.

Further on, we are searching for you who have:

  • A Bachelor Degree (or higher) within a relevant field such as Logistics or Business Management
  • Proven track record of Operational management logistic roles
  • Experience in Business Operations, Outbound Vehicle Logistics and Supply Chain Management areas
  • Excellent knowledge of MS 0365 Suite and performance evaluation and change management principles
  • High proficiency in building cases based on large data sets
  • Excellent communication skills and business acumen

At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication. Since Polestar is in a scale up phase you thrive by working in a fast-paced environment.


People at Polestar

Passionate about sustainability, every single one of us play a key role in driving change. Our uncompromising commitment to become climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important as us being inclusive, diverse, and courageous. Together, we are igniting to create a transparent and collaborative community, to shape the future of mobility.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in.


Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, please submit your CV and personal letter (optional) as soon as possible. We apply a continuous selection process, interviews will be held continuously.

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