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Job titleFunctional Safety Engineer (Expert Level)
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary60,000 GBP
LocationUK West
Bonus PackageYes
Job description

Do you have an aptitude for problem-solving and driving change? Are you able to lead, motivate and inspire? Our client has a rich heritage in the development of iconic and exclusive sports car models and is looking for a Functional Safety Engineer – Expert Level to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a hands-on, dynamic environment with automotive technology that is paving the way for hybrid and electric vehicles.  
The role 

As a Functional Safety Engineer – Expert Level, you will be central to driving the operational excellence of an exciting variety of luxury, front-line automotive technologies throughout their development. You’ll bring a key eye for detail in order to develop robust project approach processes, mitigate hazards and risks through data analysis and identify skills gaps to stimulate changes across cross-functional teams.
Responsibilities include: 

  • Leading and performing product development
  • Delivering projects on time and to budget
  • Forming and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders 
  • Identifying the needs of clients and translating these into actionable projects 
  • Owning technical engagements to ensure successful delivery of projects 
  • Conveying technical information to non-technical stakeholders
  • Developing and maintaining technical documentation

The requirements 
To be successful in this role you will have strong (5+ years’) experience of the Functional Safety, Electronics, Electrical or Systems engineering domains, or a track record as a software architect. Other requirements include:

  • Degree educated in a relevant Engineering discipline (or equivalent work experience)
  • Strong understanding of controllability of vehicles and vehicle dynamics
  • Familiar with in-vehicle networks and protocols
  • Well versed in ISO 26262 SOTIF and safety related systems
  • Background of automotive software and feature delivery
  • Excellent information-gathering gathering skills and data analysis 
  • Able to confidently undertake the product development cycle
  • Highly organised with experience in delivering projects in a time-dependent, high-pressure environment
  • Driven team player and able to collaborate cross-functionally
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills  

Important information
Reference number: 13745
FMC contact for this role: Rhys Greenslade (

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.