Principal Functional Safety Engineer

  • Location

    Michigan, USA

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  • Salary:

    Up to US$150000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ray Greenman

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Functional Safety Principal Engineer - USA - to $150k + benefits

This is a terrific opportunity for an experienced Functional Safety Engineer to join this world-class, independent engineering consultancy at its Michigan Office.

The successful Functional Safety Principal Engineer will be joining a business going through a period of extensive growth with plans in place to cover the next 5 years.

Purpose of this Functional Safety Principal Engineer job:

  • Take a principal role in planning and executing functional Safety activities for external customers
  • Provide expert level consultancy in ISO 26262 and safety analyses

Key Functions:

  • Coordinating safety analyses and engineering activities for a customer and their team
  • Coaching the team to deliver consistent and successful results
  • Technical project management / decision making to deliver on time, to cost and quality
  • Managing challenging stakeholders who can have diverse objectives
  • Taking a lead, sometimes autonomous role in auditing safety related development processes
  • Training / coaching other less experienced members of staff, particularly in audit and safety analyses
  • Developing process to support functional safety

Candidate requirements:

  • Engineering Degree qualified
  • At least 5 years of experience in delivering ISO 26262 to vehicle OEMs and or tier1 suppliers
  • Safety analyses techniques, with broad exposure to different processes, methodologies and stakeholder objectives
  • Strong experience in systems engineering and requirements driven developments and be capable of advising clients on best practice

Talented, ambitious Functional Safety Engineers should apply today for this very exciting opportunity by calling Ray Greenman +44 (0) 1384 397 555 or email

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