Team Leader - Functional Safety

11 Jun 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description For Vacancy No: 240620L
Consultant: Lewis Cross

Company Profile: Our client is a world-class provider of engineering, technology, project innovation and strategy for the global automotive, transport, defence and energy industries. With a century of delivering value, they employ over 2,500 professional consultants, engineers and staff world-wide.

Job Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Position: Team Leader - Functional Safety

Job Status: Permanent

Are you a proven engineer or team leader with a track record in:
* System Safety Engineering
* Hybrids and Electrical Vehicle development

Are you seeking your next move into a challenging industry that will broaden your experience and reward you with opportunities to manage people and a growing discipline.

Do you understand the fundamentals of functional safety engineering, relevant safety engineering standards and more importantly understand the spirit behind them rather than a focus on ticking boxes.

If so I have an opportunity that could be of interest to you.

Job Description: You will lead a team of engineers to deliver projects according to the state-of-the-art and drive the deployment of the safety engineering process across the company.

You will support the Market Sectors during the bidding/proposal phase by working effectively with other engineering disciplines to develop a common approach for our customers. You should be comfortable in a client facing role.

You will support the global Functional Safety teams located in China and the USA to develop best practice and processes, as well as develop greater collaboration with the other Group businesses including: Rail, Energy & Environment.

Qualifications &
Experience: Your degree qualification will be in a technical subject and you will be expected to be familiar with the following:
· Sound theoretical & practical knowledge of functional safety engineering fundamentals
· Knowledge of at least one of ISO 26262, IEC 61508, ARP 4754, ARP 4761, DEF-STAN 00-56, EN 5012x
· Analysis techniques such as FMEA, FTA, FHA, HAZOP, RBD etc.
· Constructing safety arguments for complex embedded systems
· Practice of at least one of MEDINI Analyse IKV/KPIT toolchain, FaultTree+ Isograph, or similar.

Experience as a team leader in another discipline would also be a bonus.

Knowledge in at least one of the following additional areas would be advantageous:
· Electrical safety
· Embedded Software
· Electronics
· Control Systems
· Model-Based Development using the Mathworks tool-chain

Proficiency in at least one of the following language would be advantageous:
· German
· Chinese

Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + company benefits.

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