Steering System Design/Project Engineer


  • Full Time

The Role

  • Technical responsibility for all aspects of programme delivery & planning including 3D and 2D geometry maturation, target setting, specification, DFMEA, development, verification & launch


Main Responsibilities

  • Lead the design, development, testing and introduction of Steering System components
  • Translate programme deliverables into successful delivery plans to support vehicle/system/ component development & validation whilst championing relevant APQP functions at prototype builds and launch (PSW, PPAP, PFMEA)
  • Working in close partnership with Tier 1 suppliers and internal stakeholders to manage the on-time, on-budget and in-spec delivery of all related commodities encompassing supplier and technology selection to optimise mass, cost & sustainability
  • Creation & management of technical specifications, DVPs and DFMEAs
  • Ensure that the component design and selection enables system & vehicle level attribute, mass, cost & investment targets to be met
  • Support prototype builds, validation testing (component, system & vehicle) and launch
  • Work seamlessly across the teams (R&D, Manufacturing, Service, etc.) to ensure a collaborative approach is applied to the delivery of the project(s)


The Person

  • Should have min 4yrs experience in Chassis Systems; experience in Steering Systems would be advantageous
  •  Experience of working in Teamcenter and Vis Mockup is preferred
  •  Ideally degree qualified (or equivalent) with experience of sports cars and/or premium automotive OEM
  • Experience in designing components/systems and creating drawings using Catia V5 would be advantageous
  • Strong team player with the ability to influence and motivate others within the team and across the business to achieve the best possible results for the product/programme
  • Ability to prioritise workload & manage external inputs/requests with minimal supervision
  • Genuine interest in making efficient, sustainable products
  • Willing to take responsibility and make decisions based on best judgement where data is not available

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.