Job details

Functional Safety Engineer

location: Lutterworth, Leicestershire, UK

Our Client is a well-respected and dynamic engineering and manufacturing business, focussed on the e-mobility transport. Our Client specialise in the design and tier 1 manufacture of high and low voltage power distribution systems and wiring harnesses for sectors including automotive,motorsport, commercial vehicle, rail, marine and aerospace. They are also recognised as one of Europe’s most experienced hydrogen fuel cell system integrators. Joining our Client would make you a key part of a highly experienced, engaged and dedicated team - delivering a wide range of projects at the cutting edge of e-mobility and zero-emissions technology. 

The Role:

As a key member of the Systems Engineering team, the Functional Safety Engineer will be responsible for the functional safety development of our electrical and electronic systems in line with relevant standards. You will work on highly varied projects, across a wide range of motive applications (automotive, motorsport, commercial vehicle, off-highway, rail etc.). Your input will directly contribute not only to the successful delivery of our projects, but also support the success and growth of the business. Within this role you will provide Functional Safety support across the entire engineering V-cycle. Your responsibilities will include:

• Engaging with customers and other key stakeholders to identify, agree and capture the relevant functional safety requirements applicable to a project

• Dissemination of the functional safety requirements into the engineering team to drive right first time design

• Supporting the development of verification and validation test plans

• Work with the different areas of the business to ensure functional safety requirements are implemented to the required standard

You will work closely with the other functions within the engineering team and supporting departments to ensure right first time, on-time delivery of the project within budget. You will support design review, team, supplier and customer meetings as required and seek to resolve any issue assigned to you in a timely manner. Alongside this, you will support the development and roll-out of company's quality processes and supporting tools associated with your work and build engineering capability to support business growth. 

Education and Skills Requirements:

Educated to degree level in engineering or other relevant discipline,

5+ years’ experience in relevant role and industry.

Skills & Experience Required:

• Detailed working knowledge of ISO26262 and its implementation within a product supplier environment,

• Experience of working in a customer-facing environment,

• Experience in working on the delivery of time-pressured projects.

Skills preferred:

• Experience of functional safety in other relevant industries,

• Experience in systems modelling and simulation,

• Experience in model-based and/or embedded C/C++ software code development,

• Experience of system testing and commissioning.

Personal attributes:

• Flexible attitude

• Team player

• Self-motivated

• Proactive approach to work

• Able to multi-task across several projects at one time

Our Client can offer:

• Interesting, varied and challenging work

• Good rates of pay and generous holidays

• Wide range of projects across multiple sectors

• Highly flexible working arrangements

• Pension, healthcare scheme and other benefits


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