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Date Added: Tue 24/08/2021

Functional Safety Engineer

East Midlands, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £300 - £500/day

Functional Safety Engineer - 6 Month Contract - East Midlands - Inside IR35

Are you an experienced and creative Functional Safety Engineer capable of delivering solutions of the highest standard within a fast paced and technically challenging projects environment? Are you seeking work within a leading and industry company with exceptional resources? Do you want to be involved with projects at forefront of Engineering Excellence on new first of kind projects? If the answers are yes, please read on.

The Company:
Are a high performance engineering manufacturing organisation offering class leading capabilities in the delivery of Powertrains, Hybrid Electrical Systems and cutting edge vehicle technologies. As experts in the market they offer full service solutions including Concept Design, Simulation, Manufacturing, Assembly, testing and Analysis to leading organisation. Due to significant re-investment and continued growth plans they are seeking an experienced Functional Safety Engineer to lead all functional safety activities.

The Role:
As the Functional Safety Engineer you will be working with a class leading team within the Automotive Division and be responsible for completing all functional safety activities. You will work with cross functional team which includes engineers and engineering team leaders to define functional safety concepts for automotive powertrain projects and safety goals to individual powertrain components.

The role will also include:
* Working together with engineering teams to ensure functional safety concepts are correctly applied to ensure all agreed safety standards are met
* Working with high performance automotive hybrid and powertrain products.
* Leading, coordinating and managing functional safety within the division
* You will work internally across the electrical, mechanical and software functions as well as externally with the customers
* Perform safety management activities according to relevant standards during all project phases including leading hazard and risk analysis, DFMEA, common cause analysis and fault tree analyses.

The Person:
As the Functional Safety Engineer you will have strong knowledge and proven experience with ISO 26262 and equivalent mechanical standards / best practices. You will have knowledge of functional safety theory with specific experience of hybrid and powertrain products. As the Functional Safety Engineer you will possess a high-level of organisation and string communication skills and a proven background in delivering results.

* Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
* Background of Functional safety theory with specific experience of hybrid and powertrain products
* Strong knowledge and proven experience with ISO 26262, IEC61508 or SPICE
* Experience in Software Quality and processes
* Proven background of success in leading FMEA and FTA activities
* Thorough knowledge and direct experience of applying safety management tools to complex systems
* Experience working with software quality V Cycle process and release requirements
* Experience with quality standards and quality improvement techniques
* Experience developing software quality gateways, plans an related activities
* Experience in developing embedded software, C, C++

Skills: Engineering, Safety, Functional Safety, Electrical, Electronics, FMEA, FTA, Hybrid, Vehicles, Powertrain, HV Batteries, Power Electronics, Motors, Rotating Components, Fuel Systems, Manufacture, Automotive, Motorsport

Alternative Job titles: Functional Safety Engineer / Hardware Safety Engineer / Product Safety Engineer / Safety Systems Engineer
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