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Digital Lead - Planning & Order Scheduling

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Digital Lead - Planning & Order Scheduling

We are currently looking for a Digital Lead Planning & Order Scheduling, to join our team within Product Creation and Industrial Domain.

Let us describe the challenge we offer

The purpose of the domain of Product creation and Industrial is to deliver digital solutions supporting the creation and life cycle management of the product, as well as the order-to-delivery value stream. From customer order, production planning, manufacturing execution to delivered car, we secure the industrial flows with smart digital solutions. This is a newly established domain that will grow over time.

Within the Product Creation & Industrial domain we are establishing a Planning & Order Scheduling Team who will be responsible for the entire End-to-End planning process (Sales & Demand Planning, Supply Planning & Production Planning as well as Order Scheduling). New solutions and critical capabilities will have to be stepwise established according to the cycle plan to enable the next step in Polestar’s growth.

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:

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


Who you are

We are looking for you who believe that openness and collaboration are key to success. You are a proactive and dynamic ‘’doer’’ who works strategically at the same time. You possess strong communication and listening skills and are able to fluently adjusts content and details to fit the target audience. You are able to work well independently as well as in a team.

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

  • Proven track record of performing in a similar role, with demonstrable skills of leading teams towards a product vision in an agile setting
  • Deep experience and knowledge of the E2E planning processes preferably within the Automotive sector
  • Previous experience and knowledge of digital systems relating to planning (for example SAP S/4, IBP or other COTS is preferable but not mandatory)
  • Strong collaborator with cross-functional teams from tech, design, and business
  • Efficient communicator, comfortable speaking with business stakeholders
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of standard precision practices, technology and supporting industry principles
  • Understanding and knowledge of various roles within an automotive organization and how they interact with 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, 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...

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