Digital & IT

Digital Lead, Intelligent Manufacturing

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Digital Lead, Intelligent Manufacturing

We are currently looking for a Digital Lead with expertise in Digital manufacturing solutions and industry 4.0 to join our team.


Let us describe the challenge we offer

The digital solutions in this area help bring materials from the suppliers to the plant including Customs clearance, as well as to steer the logistics and the manufacturing processes inside the plant. Once the car is produced the Yard and Outbound logistics solutions will support the distribution of the car to the customer including support for different Customs processes. This is a newly established area, that will grow over time to enable the next step in Polestar's growth. The Intelligent Manufacturing team is responsible for the digital solutions used in the plants in order to build our cars, including the scope of industry 4.0.


What you will do

The Digital Lead owns the vision and the roadmap for the digital team and is accountable for planning & execution. They are also accountable for specific business KPIs, and responsible for ensuring capacity demand and supply matching is upheld, on a long-term and sprint-basis. They work closely with their team to ensure business value and user feedback is translated into new developments when necessary. Through their understanding of the market/industry, customer needs and their tech-savviness, Digital Leads ask the right questions and thereby steer their team in the right direction. They are also relationship builders, working alongside external and internal stakeholders to support their team in developing their digital products, services and platforms.

Tasks you will be accountable for:

  • Set the vision for the Digital Team, and communicate this effectively to the team members as well as stakeholders outside the team and Digital Product Area
  • Collaborate with business peers and the Digital Strategy team (under Deputy CDO/CTO), Head of Domain and DPM, to ensure the overarching Digital vision and solutions align with the team's strategy and requirements
  • Set the end-to-end output strategy, from inception to production, for the team's digital products, services and platforms
  • Set prioritization in terms of capacity, including flagging change in resource needs
  • Responsible for following up on team-level KPIs and OKRs, and if needed steer the team's direction to meet set KPIs/OKRs
  • Support in budget-planning for the Digital Product Area


Who you are

We are looking for you with high energy and a brave spirit willing to challenge the status quo. You get excited about trying new solutions outside standard approved and inspire your teammates to do the same and reach their maximum potential. In Polestar we embrace a culture of trust and complete transparency, to fit into the team you share those values with us. You possess strong communication and listening skills and are able to fluently adjusts content and details to fit the target audience. You are not the one afraid to “roll up the sleeves” and seek to go outside the comfort zone to learn – pushes teams to do the same.

To be a great fit for this position we believe you have:

  • Proven track record of performing in a similar role, with demonstrable skills in leading teams toward a product vision in an agile setting
  • Deep experience and knowledge of the manufacturing processes preferably within the Automotive sector
  • Previous experience and knowledge of digital systems relating to manufacturing
  • Strong collaborator with cross-functional teams from tech, design, and business
  • Excellent listener and strong communication skills to be able to create trust and convey complex ideas and alternatives to the team and all stakeholders in different areas (such as Marketing, Sales, Finance, IT)
  • Understanding and knowledge of various roles within an automotive organization and how they interact with the digital product offering

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’s in a scale-up phase you thrive by working in a fast-paced environment.


People at Polestar

We know that a change is needed. We also know that each one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating, and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable 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.

Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way...  

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