Project Coordinator – Software & Electronics


  • Full Time

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.

Due to aggressive growth plans Polestar is currently looking to recruit a Project Coordinator – Software & Electronics (SW&E).

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Polestar is blazing a new trail, dedicating ourselves to the development and refinement of electric vehicle performance. We are expanding our SW&E team to deliver systems and features to an increasing number of programmes. The projects team are the interface between the SW&E function group and the Programmes they deliver to. We track, communicate, manage and coordinate tasks throughout each vehicle programme lifecycle, from Pre-, to post-.

The purpose of this job will be to support the Project Leads and the wider SW&E function group to deliver the programmes on time and on budget, using and assisting in the development of tools and processes to achieve this goal.

The role is located in dual UK locations (Coventry / MIRA) with minimal travel expectations. Your broad project experience within an engineering industry will be invaluable to Polestar. 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

The SW&E Projects team is part of the Polestar R&D Organisation. The team’s mission is to drive and support the Software & Electronics organization to deliver the Polestar vehicle programmes.

For example, you will:

  • Assist in preparations for milestone reviews and project meetings
  • Lead sub-projects such as Pre- study items and prototype build preparation
  • Assist in the preparation and tracking of Function Implementation Plans
  • Coordinate and the team’s DVP plan and test schedule
  • Report out DVP status to Programme teams
  • Ensure all test plans and reports are filled according to the programme milestones
  • Maintain and manage the SW&E vehicle test fleet
  • Coordinate deviations / deviation approvals where required
  • Issue regular project communications to the team
  • Coordinate updates to programme content / product specification
  • Participate in lessons learned reviews and process development workstreams

Who you are:

You have a strong will to create the future of electric vehicles. You are enthusiastic, motivated, well-organized and driven. You’re not afraid to try new approaches and out of the box methods. You are eager to find solutions even if the path forward is not straight. You are talented and good with dates/numbers and have no trouble finding facts and figures.

For example, you are:

  • A confident team player
  • Able to work without supervision
  • A good communicator, at ease coordinating a team of engineers
  • Eager to learn new processes / technologies and tools
  • Proficient with MS Excel / PowerPoint

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 believe you have what it takes to work at the heart of automotive innovation, then we look forward to reviewing your application.

At Polestar, the sky is not the limit.