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Technical Program Manager

Gothenburg, Sweden

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Technical Program Manager

We are now looking for an experienced Technical Program Manager for one of our new car programs. This job gives you the unique opportunity to drive the technical content for a completely new vehicle.

Polestar is an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in by catalyzing the change to sustainable mobility. We are a global team of highly talented individuals who share a passion to change the world. We challenge conventions and we challenge ourselves for the purpose of innovation. We believe innovation is a team effort and that just like each component is critical to the performance of our cars each person working at Polestar is as important to the team and its performance. We work in close collaboration across empowered global teams that don’t settle for anything less than excellence!    

Let us describe the challenge we offer

A successful candidate will have a strong technical and project management background, and experience collaborating with broad cross-functional teams. This individual will work closely with Design Engineering, Service Engineering, Production, Manufacturing, and Material Planning teams, acting as a technical project management lead of a vehicle system in ensuring the service parts supply chain readiness for vehicle part changes and new vehicle introductions. The work will be done together with a contract development partner and a lot of the work will be done in Shanghai as well as in Gothenburg hence the ability of stakeholder management and international collaboration will be key. Travelling to Kina will be part of the job.

Responsibilities

  • Technical Project Manager lead of vehicle system (e.g. Chassis, Thermal, Electrical, etc.)
  • Lead new vehicle part implementation into Service Supply Chain, partnering with Engineering, Demand Planning, Material Planning and GSM teams.
  • Partner with Design Engineering to develop the Service BOM for new vehicles, derived from the Engineering BOM and CAD to determine which parts of the vehicle will be serviced and implemented in the Service Supply Chain
  • Review all Engineering and Manufacturing vehicle changes to determine the cost, operations and supply chain impact
  • Technical analysis of part design changes to determine supersession and backwards compatibility relationships, and collaborate with Design Engineering to implement changes to reduce supply chain complexity
  • Collaborate with Service Engineering and Engineering Technicians to test new designs for serviceability
  • Perform End of Life part analyses to reduce obsolescence and identify the most cost effective supply continuity strategies, and work with the planning and commercial teams to implement.
  • Support quality and reliability analysis efforts, and part design iteration
  • Create, structure and maintain Service BOMs and part attribute values

Do you fit the profile?

We want you to have experience from automotive development and vehicle programs as well as knowledge of lean and agile methods and tools. You are familiar with KDP and part structures and you speak and write English fluently. As a person you always have a high level of engagement and you keep a positive attitude with resolute and high drive for results. You are a good communicator with great social skills which you use to build relationships and networks as well as having the ability to represent on program management levels. You are also most likely described by others as being an organised team player with analytical skills. Personal fit will be of great importance in this recruitment, as we are actively working to build a team with diversity in terms of experience, gender and background. But most of all, we want with your skill and enthusiasm to help Polestar be the guiding star.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical, Materials Engineering or similar, or relevant experience
  • Project Management experience balancing time across several projects, working cross-functionally with technical, operational and supply chain teams
  • Experience analyzing Engineering design changes and working with complex bills of Material
  • CAD experience is a plus
  • Automotive industry and supply chain experience related to design, manufacturing, and vehicle repair a plus
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and data analysis
  • Enovia or other PLM system experience a plus
  • Open-minded self-starter with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, technical environment, and to work independently on multiple tasks and projects, adapt, improvise and problem solve

Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, please submit your CV as soon as possible, not later than 22 of February. We apply a continuous selection process and interviews will be held continuously, and the position could be filled before the application end date. 

Location for this position is Gothenburg/China.

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