Senior NVH Engineer


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Senior NVH Engineer

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.

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 disciplines 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.

At Polestar, we don’t work like a traditional automotive OEM.  We are a young, diverse, and inclusive company with our roots in Swedish culture, looking to change the way the industry works.  We believe in being truly sustainable and are looking for people who share our vision of improving the world around us.

Key Objectives & Responsibilities:

Working as part of the Polestar Attributes Team you will be responsible for supporting the development of all NVH attributes including:

  • Electric Propulsion System NVH
  • Road noise
  • Wind noise
  • Ancillary NVH
  • Pass-by & AVAS noise
  • Operational Sound Quality
  • Buzz, squeak and rattle

The Role:

  • Development of vehicle noise and vibration attributes from concept through to production
  • Subjective evaluation skills of vehicles and objective measurement
  • Vehicle Benchmarking and Target Setting for all NVH attributes areas
  • Support simulation teams with virtual development, correlation of models, identification of NVH countermeasures 
  • Work closely with the function groups to ensure systems and components meet vehicle level NVH targets
  • Support with planning and coordination of NVH test and development activities
  • Vehicle testing at UK Proving Grounds and occasionally at other European NVH facilities
  • Analysis and interpretation of NVH data to determine areas of concern and required corrective actions  
  • Produce test reports and report back to the business on the status and progression of the attribute performance
  • Support with the development and mentoring of junior NVH engineers


  • You will ideally have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent with automotive NVH industry experience
  • A thorough understanding of noise and vibration principles across a wide range of NVH attribute areas
  • A track record of successful delivery of NVH attributes on vehicle programs
  • A competent user of Siemens TestLab software and a detailed understanding of NVH instrumentation and its applications
  • Subjective evaluation and objective measurement experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to troubleshoot problems and advise on solutions
  • A creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to resolve issues and innovate where required
  • Good initiative, with the ability to manage own time and priorities
  • A flexible approach to work, with a desire to thrive in a dynamic and fast-moving environment
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal and aural), good collaboration skills, and the ability to work effectively across teams within the organisation
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office tools
  • UK driving licence
  • Desirable: experience in Battery Electric Vehicle NVH development
  • Desirable: experience with NVH simulation tools and techniques
  • Desirable: experience of active sound technologies, Transfer Path Analysis, modal analysis
  • Desirable: MIRA and Millbrook Proving Ground driver permits
  • Desirable: experience in HV systems

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.

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