Interiors - Core Seating & Restraints Engineer

Coventry, UK

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Interiors - Core Seating & Restraints Engineer

We are looking for a driven, passionate and experienced Seating and Restraints Engineer to join our team at Polestar UK and play a key role in the future of electric mobility. You will deliver sustainable and progressive Core engineering solutions as we strive towards a cleaner future, redefining premium vehicles for the electric age.

What you will do:

  • Support development of department technology roadmaps
  • Drive passionately towards sustainable alternatives to our existing products
  • Support project scoping and ideation at concept stage
  • Support the team with ‘what if’ studies and new ideas generated by the Principal Engineers
  • Develop centre of competency documentation and design guidelines
  • Capture quality history and ensure lessons learned are captured on future vehicles
  • Develop best in class and best practise Design & Engineering standards and procedures to support Polestar’s Forward Model Quality aspirations
  • Support development of test methods and reports
  • Work across all teams in the Body Interiors team to ensure standardisation across group
  • Build relationships with suppliers to ensure Polestar is at the forefront when adopting new technology
  • Development of Technical Specifications and Targets (system level cascaded to component) in line with recognised benchmark vehicles
  • Support RFI and RFQ process with purchasing on new projects.
  • Support physical testing when required. Component / Sub-system / System Crash
  • Lead development of DFMEAs and SCSS’s to support the Design & manufacture of the vehicles.

Who you are:

Technically, you will have:

  • Experienced within the area of Design, Development and systems integration of Automotive Seating and Passive Safety solutions.
  • Experienced in using industry standard PLM & CAD systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of Core Engineering development processes.
  • Experience of system/component delivery within an APQP or similar framework (DFMEA, quality planning, PPAP etc.)
  • A strong understanding of systems engineering and system development process methodology.
  • Understanding of vehicle packaging and occupant ergonomics

You will be:

  • Customer focused
  • Able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment
  • Driven to identify and pursue solutions focused on sustainability and mass, as well as cost
  • Able to work cross functionally with stakeholders across the business
  • Able to plan and deliver projects within budget and within the scoped time
  • Able to work in a team with a mix of experienced designer/engineers and junior designer/engineers, good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Committed to delivering technically challenging projects
  • Able to work proactively with minimal support using a logical approach in an environment with minimal documented processes
  • Experienced with business travel in EU and China, but not critical to role


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