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Functional Safety Engineer


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Our client, a leading global powertrain consultancy, is currently looking for someone to act as a central Functional Safety expert across a broad range of consultancy projects. 

The company 

With over 70 years of experience, our client provides expertise in the electrification portfolio, in engineering and simulation as well as testing and the adoption of ADAS. They are committed to improving the performance of traditional powertrains and helping OEMs develop zero-impact emission mobility solutions. They continue to gather new and valuable insights from data intelligence to develop engineers, at the same time and reduce costs. 

The role 

As a Functional Safety Engineer, you will act as the Functional Safety expert across a broad range of consultancy projects. You’ll be responsible for supporting the system engineers and taking responsibility for the Functional Safety deliverables.

Other responsibilities include: 

  • Understanding the functionality of systems within the industry
  • Generating Functional Safety documentation for each project following ISO26262
  • Conducting documentation for fault-tree analysis, hazard analysis, functional and technical safety requirements, and validation plans
  • Leading functional safety reviews both internally with the project team and with customers

The requirements 

You’ll have experience of supporting Functional Safety activities according to ISO26262, as well as…

  • Minimum BSc or BEng (2:1) in Automotive, Electrical, or equivalent Engineering
  • Relevant experience ideally in Systems or Safety Engineering
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and fluent in English
  • Driving license valid for driving in the UK


  • Project management experience
  • Experience in conducting FMEA, FTA, FMEDA, HARA activities
  • Experience in the development of one or more: automotive powertrain control systems, high-voltage electrical power supplies, hybrid vehicles, ADAS features or similar technical fields
  • Track record of delivering Functional Safety documentation as defined by ISO26262

Important information
Reference number: 15643
Temporary or Permanent Position: Permanent
FMC Talent contact for this role: Ash Magor (

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