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Functional Safety Lead Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 23/02/2017
  • Duration: perm
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The Company:
In almost every automobile, there is a bit of our client. An expert of complete vehicle development and in optimizing production plants for the automotive industry. With approximately 7900 employees on more than 70 sites in 25 countries. Our client is capable of offering the whole spectrum of development services to the customer all around the automobile.

The Role:
The Functional Safety Lead Engineer is responsible for safety development for complex systems across a wide variety of industries. The lead safety engineer will work with cross-functional teams to design and develop products in compliance with ISO 26262 and similar industry safety standards. In addition, the responsibilities of the Functional Safety Lead Engineer will be to successfully demonstrate the clients excellent reputation while working directly with customers on their projects. This will also involve writing, reviewing, and submitting proposals in support of these efforts and working to continue the growth of the clients business related to safety development.

Key Responsibilities:

- Lead Functional Safety activities within EDAG UK
- Guide EDAG's customers to develop both new and existing systems / technologies in compliance with ISO26262
- Lead and support cross-functional teams on functional safety matters across the entire V-cycle
- Customer facing opportunities - Professional communication skills to be able to present and interact with clients.
- International travel opportunities - Willingness to travel and eligibility to travel to the US, and the EU

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Degree educated. Chartership would be beneficial. ISO 26262 certification / evidence of training desired.
- Knowledge of ISO 26262 and VDA industry standards is essential. Familiarity with safety standards (IEC 61508, etc)
- Experience related to this position is required; strong experience is a plus.
- Knowledge and ability to utilize tools related to safety development is required (e.g. FMEA, FTA, etc.)
- Background in the automotive industry. Experience in multiple technical areas (Powertrain, Chassis, etc.) desired.
- Demonstrated ability in interpreting and assessing complex vehicle systems and architectures in regards to safety is required. Requirements development and management experience would be beneficial.
- Application areas include but are not limited to complex vehicle systems, torque delivery, high-voltage safety (electrified vehicles), ADAS and cyber security.
- Strong vehicle electronic systems knowledge; mechanical knowledge would also be beneficial.
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