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Senior Systems Engineer - Body Electronics

Coventry, UK

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Senior Systems Engineer - Body Electronics

Polestar is blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance. Due to unprecedented growth, we are now looking for a Body Electronics Systems Engineer within the Body & Comfort Electronics team. We work hard to create a unique experience for the customer, owner and driver which requires us to push the limits of technology and innovation. If you are an innovative, open-minded person who believes that electrification is the future of the automotive industry, we would like to hear from you.


About Polestar Core – Body & Comfort Electronics

Polestar core is all about delivering safe, scalable, and robust systems to enable services and technologies for an intelligent vehicle. The purpose of the Body Electronics role in the Body & Comfort Electronics team is to develop and/or integrate body electronics systems and components on multiple new vehicle programmes.


About The Role

Our mission is to deliver a class leading E/E platform, with an extensive feature set, offering Pure, Progressive, Performance, to provide a Customer Experience that exceeds their expectations. As Systems Engineer, you will support the Principal Engineer to ensure that the new body electronics systems and components can perform and support the other units within R&D to deliver this mission.

  • You will lead technical discussions with suppliers, internal cross-functional teams, and our partner OEMs for the design and integration of donor, modified and new technologies.
  • You will be responsible for producing and maintain engineering documentation as part of the vehicle development process, including DFMEA (Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis), DVP (Design Verification Plans), Engineering Release, Issue Resolution, and Sign-Off.
  • You will support component packaging activities and reviews, working closely with our Vehicle Integration and Electrical CAD Integration teams.
  • You will lead and co-ordinate design reviews, calibration, verification & validation, and certification activities throughout the development lifecycle.
  • You will produce commodity timing plans to support high level vehicle development milestones.

As the Polestar Core Group is expanding, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a cross functional team to define, design, develop and implement new vehicle capabilities within the group. Your systems engineering skillset will be of great importance.


Mandatory skills

  • Demonstrable experience of delivering automotive electronics at a systems, component, or vehicle level within the Body Electronics domain.
  • Experience with System design and development inc. delivery to customers.
  • Experience with automotive product development process(es).
  • Experience in requirements elicitation and management for owned and interfacing components and systems.
  • Practical experience with vehicle network architectures CAN, LIN (Ethernet also desirable).
  • Experience in delivering electrical systems in accordance with EMC requirements.
  • Experience in leading test and validation activities including benchmarking.
  • Practical experience using diagnostic software, measurement, and calibration tools.
  • Practical experience working in an Agile / Scrum framework to develop and deliver products.
  • Proactive and rigorous, with strong problem-solving abilities.


Desirable skills

  • Model Based Software Engineering development experience (MATLAB Simulink preferable).
  • Use of systems or modelling languages and tools (e.g. SysML, UML, Enterprise Architect, IBM Rhapsody).
  • Practical experience using PLM systems (Teamcenter) and CAD packages like CATIA (optional) and Vis Mockup (preferred).
  • Understanding of Functional Safety and safety analysis techniques.


Additional Skills

  • Experience with system/component delivery within an APQP, six sigma or similar framework.
  • Understanding of Cyber Security requirements and principles.


Who you are

You have a strong wish to create the future of electric vehicles – it’s probably fair to call you an EV nerd. You are enthusiastic, motivated, well-organized, and driven. You’re not afraid to try new approaches and unconventional methods, and you work well both individually and within diverse teams. You have a holistic view, including vision, business, and customers.

You have an Electrical, Electronic, Systems, Electro-mechanical, Automotive, or similar engineering degree. Other recognized engineering qualifications combined with relevant significant experience may be considered.

At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication.

Personal fit will be of great importance in this recruitment, as we are actively working to build a team with diverse experience, gender, and background.


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.


At Polestar, the sky is the limit

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Strategy & Business Development
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Strategy & Business Development

We are looking for a strategic thinking, hands-on Business Developer. In this position, you will be a part of the team driving Polestars’ strategy & business development towards our goals and vision.

Strategy & Business Development
Gothenburg, Sweden
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