Functional Safety Manager

Genesis Technical Recruitment Ltd
Birmingham, UK
02 Nov 2019
01 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Functional Safety Engineer Role:

Lead the functional safety aspects of all UK projects using ISO 26262, to include:
  • Concept and Production development.
  • System requirements and analysis.
  • Defining and analysing Hardware requirements.
  • Specifying and supporting Software verification for systems up to and including ASIL D Level.
  • Undertaking DFMEA tasks at System and Sub-System levels.
  • Supporting the implementation of Functional Safety requirements and associated diagnostics.
  • Mentoring and training of staff as required.
  • Support process and procedures development.
  • Role based in UK with core team. Occasional travel to other sites and suppliers is a requirement.

Functional Safety Engineer Requirements:
  • Degree qualified or similar qualification.
  • Strong numeracy and literacy.
  • Certain years of hands-on experience is essential with preferably some of this within the Automotive Industry.
  • Been actively involved in the development of functional safety in an automotive environment, following ISO26262.
  • Must have experience of implementing a functional safety process for an embedded systems project.
  • Good working knowledge of functional safety standards e.g. IEC61508, DO 178B/C, ISO26262.
  • Has some experience of developing associated diagnostic requirements and strategies associated with Functional Safety implementation.
  • Preferred experience working with hybrid and battery electric vehicles.
  • Has experience of undertaking DFMEA at System and Sub-System level.
  • Good logical reasoning.
  • Able to inspire team to strive for improvements and high customer service.
  • Evidence of achieving results through effective self-motivation and prioritisation.
  • An ability to overcome cultural barriers.


Our Client offers a competitive basic that is open to negotiation, plus a Bonus Scheme, Healthcare, Pension and free Lunches worth £1,300 per year. Relocation is also offered.


This vacancy is only available to Candidates with relevant experience as detailed in the job description. Due to volume of applications, we are unable to respond to applicants who do not possess the required skills and experience. Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of industry experience need not apply.

Candidates must be authorised to work in the country where this role is located BEFORE making an application.

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