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Functional Safety Consultant

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    Chiara Caterisano

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    3 months ago

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Our Client, a global provider of pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors, is looking for a Functional Safety Consultant to coordinate safety analyses and engineering activities directly to external customers or for internal product developments.

Our Client's portfolio covers all domains of land-based transportation including automotive, commercial, off-highway and defence applications with customers ranging from global vehicle manufacturers down to part-level suppliers.

What you will do

As a Functional Safety Consultant you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering ISO 26262 to vehicle manufacturers and tier 1 suppliers covering all aspects of the safety life cycle
  • Safety analyses techniques, particularly FMEA with broad exposure to different processes, methodologies and stakeholder objectives
  • Functional safety planning & management
  • Identifying hazards, performing risk assessment and classification
  • User and systems level requirements capture, management and technical review
  • Preparing safety cases (including safety arguments)
  • System level architectural design and technical review
  • Technical leadership of small project teams
  • Tendering process and preparation of project proposals
  • Developing and delivering training courses

The candidate must have a strong experience in systems engineering and requirements driven developments and be capable of advising clients on best-practice.

What you will need

As a Functional Safety Consultant you will be/have:

  • Good first degree (minimum 2:1) in electrical/electronic engineering, systems engineering or a relevant related discipline
  • Safety-related systems standards such as Def Stan 00-56 and DO-254; ISO 15998, BS EN 474, ISO 13849, IEC 61508 or MISRA SA
  • Embedded hardware design and technical review for safety-related systems desirable
  • Embedded software design and technical review for safety-related systems desirable
  • Be capable of delivering a high standard of technical writing
  • Be capable of presenting technical information confidently to customers

What you will get

  • Experience of working on a project from concept stage
  • An excellent salary
  • Career progression