Functional Safety Engineer

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Functional Safety 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 Functional Safety 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 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. 

Key Objectives & Responsibilities:

The Functional Safety Engineer is responsible for functional safety for Polestar developed products.

  • Responsible for the functional safety development of new or modified vehicle systems, in line with relevant industry standards.
  • Work with different teams across the business to ensure functional safety requirements are implemented to the required standard.
  • Assess work products created by suppliers and review suppliers’ capability to deliver as per Polestar requirements.
  • Guide cross functional teams to ensure their functional safety targets are met.

Academic Requirements

  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to lead and influence cross-functional team members without direct authority.
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, and methodical individual who is self-motivated and able to work well under own initiative.
  • Detailed knowledge of on ISO26262 process and its work products is a must.
  • Knowledgeable of automotive vehicle systems and system development.
  • Familiar with Application Software and Automotive Communication protocols.
  • Electrical, Electronic Systems, Electro-mechanical, Automotive, Software or similar honours engineering degree. Other recognized engineering or IT qualifications combined with relevant significant experience may be considered.
  • No visa or other restrictions for working in the UK or travelling in the European Union.
  • Travel is required.

Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. The process of reviewing the applications will begin on 18th of August 2022 and you will be subsequently contacted regardless the outcome.

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