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Functional Safety Engineer

£ Competitive

Medway, Kent

Pearson Whiffin Recruitment

Functional Safety Engineer
£ Competitive

Our client are a global leader in providing propulsion solutions for the automotive industry, and are now seeking a talented and experienced Functional Safety Engineer to join their team. As a Functional Safety Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the safe and reliable operation of our cutting-edge automotive systems.

Duties include:
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop functional safety concepts, strategies, and requirements for automotive systems.
• Conduct safety analysis, including hazard analysis and risk assessment, and develop safety plans and safety cases in compliance with relevant industry standards (ISO 26262).
• Define and execute safety verification and validation activities, including safety tests, fault injection, and analysis of system behavior under abnormal conditions.
• Participate in the development of safety-related documentation, such as safety manuals, safety analyses reports, and safety requirements specifications.
• Provide functional safety expertise and guidance to internal teams and external stakeholders throughout the product development lifecycle.
• Stay updated with the latest industry trends, regulations, and best practices related to functional safety and ensure compliance with relevant standards.
• Any other duties required

The successful candidate will have / be:
• Educated to a degree level in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree is preferred.
• Solid understanding of functional safety concepts and methodologies, particularly in the automotive industry (ISO 26262).
• Experience in developing safety concepts, safety plans, and safety cases for automotive systems.
• Proficiency in safety analysis techniques, such as FMEA, FTA, and DFA.
• Familiarity with system architecture design and embedded systems development.
• Strong knowledge of relevant industry standards and regulations.
• Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
• Effective communication and collaboration skills to work with cross-functional teams.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet project deadlines.

If you are passionate about functional safety and have a strong desire to contribute to the development of safe and reliable automotive systems, then this is a great opportunity to be part of a leading global company at the forefront of automotive technology innovation whilst working on cutting-edge projects and contributing to the development of advanced propulsion systems. Collaborate with a diverse and talented team of engineers and professionals, with opportunities for professional growth and career development.
If you believe you meet the above criteria, please apply for immediate consideration!

This role is being handled by Emily Powell, Manufacturing, Engineering & Technical Specialist at Pearson Whiffin Recruitment
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