System Owner Electric Motor | 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 in mechanical engineering would be invaluable to us both in component development and concept studies.

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.

This position is based at our HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden, with office possibility in Trollhättan.

What you´ll do
Our Electric Drive Unit (EDU) team is a part of the Polestar R&D department and is a team with a mission to deliver sustainable high power electric axles that gives our cars outstanding performance and range. The team consists of both concept and mechanical engineers with involvement from advanced engineering to serial production, where you will report directly to the Hardware Team Manager.

In this role you will be working from early state in the concept development until postproduction of product in close collaboration with team engineers. As System owner you are highly involved in development of Electric motor applications. Securing fulfillments of E-motor attributes, product validation, manufacturing capability, and product quality assurance. You will be in collaboration with purchasing for RFQ negotiations, time and budget planning, leading team members and supporting with prioritizations & conceptual chooses. You are speaking partner for supplier interface, leading design reviews, and with your flexibility able to adopt to fast changing projects.
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 have a positive and innovative mindset. You are a team player with excellent communication skills. You are energized by working in a creative start-up environment, taking action where you see potential and creating structure where needed.

To be successful in this role we believe you have:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in Mechanical/Electrical or other relevant engineering area
  • You have at least 5 years of E-motor mechanical design, and manufacturing experience
  • You have deep knowledge in Electromagnetic design
  • You have at least 3 years of technical Project Leader experience
  • Previous experience working with EDU development is meritorious
  • Previous experience in Teamcenter & Catia is meritorious

At Polestar, you will be leading a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication.

Personal fit will be of great importance in this recruitment, as we are actively working to build a team with diverse experience, gender and background.

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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