Chief Engineer – Propulsion


  • Full Time

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Polestar is blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance. Your experience as a Chief Engineer would be invaluable to us both in concept work and when working with current designs for increased customer satisfaction.

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.

What you’ll do

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Follow up on technical deliveries, time plans and aligning with multiple stakeholders within the company and with suppliers
  • Being responsible for Time, Technical and Cost for your Unit program, making sure that our technical deliveries are in time, to the right cost and quality
  • Manage validation plans and programs
  • Bridge and manage complex dependencies that your product is relying on making sure nothing falls between the chairs.

Who you are

You have a strong will to create the future of electric vehicles – it’s probably fair to call you an EV nerd passionate about solving climate changes. You are enthusiastic, motivated, well-organized and driven. You’re not afraid to try new approaches and out of the box methods. You have a holistic view, including vision, business, and customers. You are a fast learner and take your job very seriously making sure to bridge gaps and uncertainties within the team and suppliers. You are a good communicator and have easy to make yourself understood.

To be successful in this role, we believe you have:

  • BSc degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Product Development. Other recognized engineering qualifications combined with relevant experience may be considered.
  • Previous experience working in similar role as a Chief Engineer
  • Previous experience within project management

At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication. Since Polestar’s in a scale up phase you thrive by working in a fast-paced environment.

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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