Principal Engineer - Functional Safety

14 May 2021
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.

Personal Specification

  • Degree qualified or similar qualification
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills, including ability to write clear documentation
  • Good logical reasoning
  • 8 Years of direct experience is essential with preferably some of this within the Automotive Industry
  • Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a cross functional team
  • The successful candidate will have been actively involved in the development of functional safety following ISO26262, IEC61508 or similar Functional Safety Standards.
  • Must have experience of implementing a functional safety process for embedded system projects.
  • 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 powertrain systems including hybrid and battery electric vehicles.
  • Has experience of undertaking DFMEA at System and Sub-System level
  • Able to inspire team to strive for improvements and high customer service
  • Evidence of achieving results through effective self-motivation and prioritization
  • An ability to overcome cultural barriers

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the functional safety aspects of all CAUK projects using ISO 26262
  • Development of safety architectures and safety plans to ensure compliance with ISO26262
  • Lead and coordinate creation of functional safety documentation according to ISO26262
  • Cascade safety requirements to System, Sub System and Component Levels
  • Collaborate with all relevant stakeholders on functional safety
  • Undertake reviews with product teams ensuring functional safety standards are complied with throughout product development cycles
  • Supporting the implementation of Functional Safety requirements and associated diagnostics

Other Features of job

  • Must be eligible to work in the UK

If you are selected for an interview, our recruitment team will normally contact you directly. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to inform the candidates who are not shortlisted or give specific feedback.

Package : Competitive salary package, negotiable depending on background and experience.