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Senior Functional Safety Engineer

​Our Engineering Services client are seeking a Senior Functional Safety Engineer to join their team on a contract basis.

As part of this role, you will provide technical support and facilitate the delivery of electronic products; an area of planned growth for the company and central to long term business plans. Working at the forefront of technology in the Electrical Department, you will be actively supporting the drive for safe, sustainable products.

Job Responsibilities:

• Working in collaboration with the mechanical, electrical, and software teams to ensure that all systems are demonstrably safe and reliable.

• Undertaking reliability estimations and safety analysis activities such as Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA), Hazard Identification (HAZID), Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA),and Fault Tree Assessments (FTA) among others.

• Developing safety requirements as needed for systems to ensure that all systems are capable of achieving the safety targets and required safety integrity levels.

• Developing safety plans in accordance with ISO26262 and other industry standards, creating safety goals, and building safety cases across all products.

Experience & Qualifications:

• An engineering qualification in a STEM subject or equivalent e.g. HND, Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree, Apprenticeship) and previous experience in a RAMS / Functional Safety.

• Experience applying IEC61508 or any of its derivatives such as ISO26262 (automotive), ARP4754 and ARP4761 (aerospace), ISO61511 (Process Industry), EN50128 (rolling stock), ISO13849 (machinery control systems), IEC62061 (machinery) etc. to development programmes.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• A proactive, ‘can-do’ attitude, willing to support and collaborate with other team members and engineering functions.

• An understanding of energy storage systems and/or controllers is highly desirable.