Functional Safety Engineer

16 October 2019
Location : Birmingham

Contract Type : Full Time

Description :

Job Purpose

Take a principal role in the technical management of ISO26262 Functional Safety Projects, dFMEAs and associated diagnostics using Changan approach based on ISO26262.

Personal Specification

  • Degree qualified or similar qualification
  • Strong numeracy and literacy
  • Certain years of hands-on experience is essential with preferably some of this within the Automotive Industry
  • The successful candidate will have been actively involved in the development of functional safety in an automotive environment, following ISO26262.
  • Must have experience of implementing a functional safety process for an embedded systems project.
  • Good working knowledge of functional safety standards e.g. IEC61508, DO 178B/C, ISO26262.
  • Has some experience of developing associated diagnostic requirements and strategies associated with Functional Safety implementation.
  • Preferred experience working with hybrid and battery electric vehicles.
  • Has experience of undertaking DFMEA at System and Sub-System level,
  • Good logical reasoning
  • Able to inspire team to strive for improvements and high customer service
  • Evidence of achieving results through effective self-motivation and prioritisation.
  • An ability to overcome cultural barriers

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Lead the functional safety aspects of all CAUK projects using ISO 26262, to include.

  • Concept and Production development
  • System requirements and analysis
  • Defining and analysing Hardware requirements
  • Specifying and supporting Software verification for systems up to and including ASIL D Level.
  • Undertaking DFMEA tasks at System and Sub-System levels
  • Supporting the implementation of Functional Safety requirements and associated diagnostics
  • Mentoring and training of staff as required
  • Support process and procedures development

Other Features of job

  • Role based in UK with core CAUK team. Occasional travel to other CA sites and suppliers is a requirement. 
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK 
Package : Competitive salary, negotiable depending on background and experience