Functional Safety Engineer

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Functional Safety Engineer

Let us describe the challenge we offer
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. We now need to increase our capability and are looking for a Functional Safety Engineer to strengthen our team.

If you are an innovative, open-minded person who believes that electrification is the future of the auto industry, we would like to hear from you. This position is based at our HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden.

What you’ll do
As Functional Safety Engineer you will be responsible for functional safety for Polestar developed products. Your areas of responsibility will be:

  • Responsible for the functional safety development of new or modified vehicle systems, in line with ISO 26262
  • Work with different teams across the business to ensure functional safety requirements are implemented to the required standard
  • Assess work products created by suppliers and review suppliers’ capability to deliver as per Polestar requirements
  • Guide cross functional teams to ensure their functional safety targets are met.

Who you are
You possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills as the ability to build effective working relationships across multiple disciples is paramount. You are flexible, enthusiastic and methodical individual who is self-motivated and able to work well under own initiative. You have a can-do approach and an open mind and you are a teamplayer with excellent communications skills.

To be a great fit in this role, we believe you have:

  • 5+ years’ of experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge in system and Functional Safety standards (primarily ISO 26262)
  • Knowledgeable of automotive vehicle systems and system development
  • Familiar with Application Software and Automotive Communication protocols
  • Electrical, Electronic Systems, Electro-mechanical, Automotive, Software or similar honors engineering degree. Other recognized engineering or IT qualifications combined with relevant significant experience may be considered.

At Polestar, you will be a 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.

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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