Interiors – Core Cabin Engineer

Polestar

  • Full Time

We are looking for a driven, passionate and experienced Interior Trim 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 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 Principle 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 cabin 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
  • 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


Technically, you will have:

  • High level of experience with 1st Tier Design and Manufacturer of cabin Trim, areas including Trunk / Carpets / NVH / Pillar Trims / Headliners / Tailgate Inner
  • Experience using industry standard PLM & CAD systems.
  • Knowledge of Plastic moulding, Soft trim technologies, compressions mouldings
  • 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
  • Experience of FMVSS201u and other related Occupant safety analysis with respect to Upper pillar trim systems


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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