Chief Engineer Functional Safety

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    Coventry, West Midlands

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    Ray Greenman

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    8 months ago

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Chief Engineer Functional Safety - Auto - Coventry - Great Salary

Our globally recognized Engineering Consultancy is expanding to support the growing number of projects and as a result we are looking for functional safety engineers to strengthen our highly motivated international teams at multiple locations.

The Chief Engineer Functional Safety will lead the team development within our organisation, working closely with the senior management both in the UK and globally to develop our functional safety capability and liaise with other departments delivering FS work packages to ensure global quality and strategic development.

Accountability and Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivery to OEMs for safety, analysis, design and validation activities
  • Lead safety related activities on safety critical systems and ensure processes and work products are ISO26262 compliant
  • Develop strategy and processes for safety critical elements of projects and organisation wide implementation
  • Management of plans and processes integrating with customer and suppliers
  • Delivery of functional safety work products to ensure achievement of safety requirements

Key candidate requirements:

  • Degree in electrical, electrical, mechanical engineering or similar
  • A minimum of 7 years relevant work experience in safety related product development
  • Knowledge of the Products Development Life Cycle with respect to Systems, Electrical or Software Development
  • Industry sector background; Automotive and or Aerospace or Rail
  • Detailed knowledge and experience with ISO26262
  • Knowledge of Functional Safety Theory, with specific on the job experience

Key skills required:

  • Ability to provide clear and concise reporting via presentations
  • Competent at devising tests and extracting useful data / conclusions from results
  • Demonstrated success in project and quality management

Experience preferred in:

  • Creating safety concepts and analyses (including FMEA and FTA)
  • Working with prototype vehicles / lab car / hardware in the loop systems
  • Prior process knowledge regarding ICE61508, ISO26262, EN50126 or similar
  • Basic skills in embedded programming for test environments

Experienced Functional Safety Engineers should apply for this job by calling Ray Greenman on +44 (0) 1384 397 555 or mail (CV plus cover letter)

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