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Ride Analyst

Coventry, UK

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Ride Analyst

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.

The Role

  • Lead all Ride Analyses for Polestar vehicles utilising expert knowledge in Vertical Dynamics and Controls
  • Work in close partnership with the lead Vehicle Dynamics Analyst to create & develop the products through the complete lifecycle (concept to launch)


Main Responsibilities

  • Objectively and subjectively characterise the vehicle ride quality over a series of discrete and continuous surfaces
  • Create and develop tools to advance the capabilities of the team and company
  • Translate vehicle attribute targets into system & component level targets and ensure that the HW content enables these targets to be met
  • Build strong relationships with the wider Vehicle Dynamics and Chassis teams using a ‘one team’ mindset
  • Support all physical testing and issue resolution, helping to drive development items (at vehicle, system & component level) – particularly dampers and compliant mounts
  • Help define future technology roadmaps


The Person

  • The applicant should have expert level knowledge in modelling and tuning of:
    • Passive damper to capture frequency dependencies
    • Semi-active damper & control strategies
    • Hydraulic bump & rebound stops
    • Powertrain & suspension hydro-mounts
    • Top mounts
    • Vehicle tuning using 4-Poster modelling and testing
    • Random road generation and characterisation
    • Analytical ride vehicle modelling
  • Good understanding of the F-tire model required
  • Expert or advanced user in the following software:
    • Adams/Car and Co-simulation
    • IPG Car Maker
    • Matlab
    • Simulink
  • Excellent knowledge of vehicle dynamics theory backed up with extensive experience gained through hands-on vehicle development
  • Experience of proving ground vehicle testing & instrumentation is essential
  • Should be degree qualified (Masters level expected) in a relevant subject
  • Must have experience of delivering multiple vehicle programmes
  • Able to prioritise workload & manage external inputs/requests with minimal supervision
  • Genuine interest in making efficient, sustainable products


Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

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


Technical Product Communication

We have an exciting opportunity at Polestar, with deep understanding and commitment for premium products within a fast-paced organization!

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Technical Product Communication

We have an exciting opportunity at Polestar, with deep understanding and commitment for premium products within a fast-paced organization!

Product and Programs
Gothenburg, Sweden
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