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Functional Safety Engineer

Ref no. BHN569818
Salary £40 - £60/hour
Location South East England, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 Months
Job status Open

Job summary

A requirement for a Functional Safety Engineer to work for an innovative Automotive Tier 1. Proven 26262 and understanding of Systems and/or Software development in the Automotive domain.

Key skills required for this role

Functional Safety, 26262, Systems, Software


Functional Safety, 26262, Automotive

Job description

Position: Functional Safety Engineer

Location: Kent, UK

Position Overview

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing safety strategies for powertrain systems ensuring the functional safety of powertrain electronic controls in passenger cars, commercial vehicles and off highway machines.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Primary customer interface to assist with development of Functional Safety Goals and interpret such concepts for the design team
  • Development of Functional Safety Concept, Safety Case, Development Interface Agreement and Production Release Report
  • Perform impact analysis on customer safety goals/ safety requirements with project team.
  • Communicate project technical status internally and externally
  • Develop Technical Safety Concept (TSC) based on customer Functional Safety Goals, per ISO26262
  • Review system, software, hardware safety work products
  • Perform Functional Safety Analysis (FMEA, FTA, FMEDA) and Safety Assessment
  • Some travel and a flexible work schedule on occasion


  • Good communication
  • RISK assessment
  • Coaching / training
  • Calibration
  • Problem solving
  • Resource supervision - key people.
  • Leadership
  • Machine commissioning
  • Presentation
  • Computer (MS office)


  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude towards work
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Team orientated
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines when required
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own workload

Experience & Qualifications


  • Safety Analysis Methodology (FMEA, FTA etc)
  • Functional Safety Analysis tools
  • ISO26262 expertise
  • System domain knowledge
  • Presentation skills
  • Process improvement
  • Quality Control


  • ASPICE V3.0 awareness
  • Microsoft Office tools
  • IATF 16949 Awareness

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