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  • Job reference: RMS0136688

Project Engineer - Hybrid - 25640

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/07/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (27/08/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
The Hybrid & Electrification CoC is responsible for delivering Full Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid and stop-start systems to the business. These are highly complex electro-mechanical systems. System design and functional safety is led by a single team to ensure close integration of the functional safety requirements into the hybrid designs. An opportunity has arisen within the team for a Functional Safety engineer to work across a number of production and research projects, to develop safety cases for these systems and ensure they are appropriately validated. The Functional Safety Engineer will work closely both with teams within the Hybrid CoC including those of the HV battery, Power inverter / DCDC and Vehicle Supervisory Control (VSC). Extensive cross functional activity is also required to coordinate with areas such as Powertrain and Chassis. The Functional Safety Engineer will have responsibility for ensuring the safe operation of the system both in normal and fault conditions and developing the safety cases for the systems to demonstrate this against ISO26262 guidelines. This will involve managing the safe design of a concept from hazard identification and classification through to final validation against the safety case.
The Functional Safety Engineer will have the following responsibilities:
Hazard and Risk Analysis development
Organise and execute user trials
Develop Functional Safety concepts
Develop Safety Requirements to cascade to the suppliers
Validate the Safety Case is met
Sign-off the system through the production of the Safety Case Report
Functional Safety Assessment

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Knowledge of the application of Failure Mode Avoidance toolsets (FMEA, Boundary & P diagrams)
Understanding of ISO 26262 or IEC61508 or MISRA Guidelines
Ability to facilitate safety analysis meetings across different technical disciplines
Demonstrable knowledge of requirements capture and definition
Self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision
Good communication and presentation skills
Understanding of safety critical systems
Ability to work within a team.
Sound judgment.
Experience of hazard identification
Experience of full V cycle of control system development and testing
Strong experience with safety related systems, particularly complex electronic systems.
Actual involvement in safety case production and 3rd party assessment.
Safety critical software techniques and methods.
Design for safety related systems.
Safety system analysis
Experience with the various safety standards (IEC91508, ISO26262, Def-Stan etc)
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Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Familiar with Powertrain control systems and related components.
Able to communicate confidently at all levels within the business and supplier base.
Supplier liaison experience.
A working knowledge of key delivery systems (GPDS)
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