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Senior Engineer - Vehicle Integration

Coventry, UK

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Senior Engineer - Vehicle Integration

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.

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.


The Person

  • Motivated and driven individual with a desire to always be better
  • A natural team leader with proven ability of taking on multiple tasks and delivering as both and individual and part of a team
  • Able to work without strict processes and procedures with a desire to improve existing solutions within the business
  • Minimum 5 years relevant automotive experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Well-organised and methodical approach to planning and executing studies, with minimal supervision


The Role

  • Responsible for the Vehicle Packaging, develop and monitor achievement of overall vehicle technical targets integrating Design, CAE, legal and performance criteria
  • Competent at leading cross-functional package & design studies (ideally within BEV / HV automotive environment)
  • Lead cross functional technical issue resolution, providing innovative solutions for problems.
  • Ensuring balance of all functions, attributes & design conflicts, and generate design solutions to achieve this
  • Ensure compatibility of the vehicle design for manufacturing, service & sustainability
  • Be responsible for creating & documenting vehicle & package design guidelines


Minimum Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience in Whole Vehicle Set-up (Concepts & Package Layouts)
  • Experience with Package legal requirements and standards
  • Experience with Occupant Set-up, Vision & Ergonomics Assessments
  • Experienced Catia V5 Designer, proficient in Surface Development & Part Design, with good understanding of material & process selection, and their design constraints
  • A Design or Engineering Degree (Other recognised engineering qualifications combined with relevant significant experience will also be considered).


Desirable Experience

  • Low car and sports car experience in multiple functions
  • Trained in CAVA / AVA
  • Experience with mechanical underbody and front-end layouts (ideally HV / BEV)
  • Experience with Exterior design


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