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Senior Project Engineer - Exterior Lighting

Coventry, UK

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Senior Project Engineer - Exterior Lighting

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 Senior Project Engineer - Exterior Lighting.


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.


Key Objectives & Responsibilities:

The Lighting Project Engineer will be responsible for playing a key role in the development of front, rear and supplementary lighting systems on current and future Polestar vehicle programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Project management of exterior lighting systems to meet required project milestones from concept engineering to launch
  • Ensuring program targets are met on responsible systems for cost, mass, quality, performance, timing and other attributes
  • Collaboration with the design studio to drive feasible and cost-effective solutions whilst also pushing the boundaries on styling and technology
  • Ownership and development of the technical specifications, DFMEAs, DVPs, Engineering statement of works and other key technical documents as part of the new vehicle development process
  • Engage and lead in cross functional reviews
  • Support technical solutions with our partner OEMs for the design of the Lighting Systems
  • As part of supplier management, you will lead technical discussions with suppliers, internal cross-functional teams, and our partner OEMs in relation to the Lighting System
  • International travel may be required from time to time to support project requirements


Experience/Academic Requirements

You’ll have a minimum of 5 years relevant automotive lighting experience and:

  • Extensive knowledge of global lighting regulations and requirements
  • An understanding and passion for future and current lighting technologies and optical concepts
  • Experience of Exterior Lighting development preferable
  • Understanding and experience in New Product Development life cycle
  • Ability to work flexibly within the wider exteriors team when required
  • Experience in CAD (Catia V5) and Teamcenter would be beneficial but not essential

If you believe you have what it takes to work at the heart of automotive innovation, then we look forward to reviewing your application.

At Polestar, the sky is not the limit.

Strategy & Business Development

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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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