Senior Compliance Engineer (functional Safety)

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Senior Compliance Engineer (functional Safety) Permanent
Senior Compliance Engineer (functional Safety) Norfolk, UK
Senior Compliance Engineer (functional Safety)
Senior Compliance Engineer (functional Safety) £competitive
Senior Compliance Engineer (functional Safety) Onsite
Senior Compliance Engineer (functional Safety) GF7044

Senior Compliance Engineer (Functional Safety)
Perm - £competitive salary

Our research and development client specialises in electric motors, controllers, and inverters for various applications. They are looking to recruit a Senior compliance engineer (functional safety) on a perm basis to join their Engineering team.

The Senior Functional Safety Engineer is an integral member of the Test and Simulation Team, responsible for ensuring the design of systems adhere to Functional Safety standards and requirements such as ISO 26262 for automotive or IEC 61508 for industrial applications. Functional Safety will involve verification and validation of the design and architecture of safety-critical systems that incorporate multiple safety components while maintaining the highest level of safety and reliability. The Senior Functional Safety Engineer is also responsible for test planning, test design, test execution, test results and test reports that are drawn from the verification, validation and testing activities. The Senior Functional Safety Engineer will support the Engineering Manager Certification, Test and Simulation and VP of Engineering.

• Core Functional Safety delivery across multiple projects
• Developing ISO 26262 products at the OEM-level - Item definition, Hazard Analysis & Risk Assessments (HARA), Fault Tree Analyses (FTA), Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Functional & Technical Safety concepts and requirements
• Developing ISO 26262 supporting documentation, safety plans, safety cases and safety analyses (e.g. FTA)
• Supporting the Firmware Team with the development of working processes to meet ISO 26262
• Performing gap analyses for new and existing systems
• Developing safety validation strategies (Plans and Specifications)
• Supporting/Performing safety goal validation testing
• Performing Verification review activities
• Supporting Development Activities
• Supporting the education of engineering teams in the development of the Functional Safety capability & culture.
• Supporting with the development of process implementation for Functional Safety
• Supporting with the Functional Safety strategy and research projects that look forward to ensuring a state-of-the-art Functional Safety capability
• Supporting the Engineering function to develop electric systems specifications, according to Functional Safety Standards
• Maintain a safe, clean, and orderly environment reflective of HSE principles
• Any other reasonable duties, as requested by your manager

• All test activities are completed in accordance with standards both internal and external
• All QHSE aspects of work completed and directed within personal work packages

Person Specification
• Process driven with the ability to enhance, improve and develop processes as the business grows and looks to continuously improve
• Exceptional attention to detail and capable of maintaining high standards even under pressure, produces accurate results
• Passionate and driven to deliver value to the business
• Technically strong with a commercial mindset
• Problem solving and resourceful – focuses on cause, not symptom, proactive approach and can identify best use of resources to deliver value
• Accountable – takes responsibility for outputs and actions
• Constructively challenge – able to positively challenge the status quo to realise benefit

• A degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline (preferably Masters)
• Ideally chartered

• Experience in an engineering development environment, preferably sectors where testing of electrical machines is prominent (such as Automotive)
• Proven experience in writing technical reports in accordance with verification and validation procedures
• Relevant experience of integrated system testing
• Experience in ISO 26262 functional safety
• Experience in IEC 61508 for industrial Safety
• Good relevant experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment within the Automotive Sector, transportation or safety industries
• Working knowledge in safety analysis (HARA, FMEA, FTA, FMEDA, DFA)

• Empathy with the mission, vision, values and ethos of the company
• Ability to work overseas territories as required by business needs
• Resilience; ability to cope under pressure
• Positive about change and continuous improvement
• Engaging, personable and approachable.
• Seen to be demonstrably and consistently supportive in working with colleagues
• Process driven; results orientated
• Can work at pace, with fast changing priorities; shows agility and adaptability
• Works with a growth mindset
• Good degree of self- awareness
• Works in alignment to others, as a default position
• Planning, organisational and time management skills
• Team worker with ability to use own initiative
• IT skills including email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MRP software
• Full driving licence and own vehicle insured for business use

To apply please send an MS Word formatted version of your CV across for our review and consideration.


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