Functional Safety Consultant - Automotive

Recruiter
Modis
Location
Bermuda Park
Salary
£35 per hour
Posted
29 Jul 2017
Closes
15 Sep 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Functional Safety Consultant
Location: East Midlands
Industry: Automotive
Duration: 6 months rolling contract (Ltd or Umbrella)
Start Date:ASAP

A leading Automotive consultancy based in Warwickshire is currently recruiting for an Functional Safety Consultant on a long term contract basis, initially six months rolling but expected to be extended several times.

The client is rapidly growing company and this will give you a chance to be part of an exciting team, working with a number of OEMS and Tier 1 suppliers from all over the world.

Main purpose of the role:
*Take a principal role in executing functional safety activities for internal or external customers
*Provide expert level consultancy in ISO 26262 and safety analyses including FMEA

Key Responsibilities:
*Coordinating safety analyses and engineering activities within a small team
*Coaching the team to deliver consistent and successful results
*Technical project management / decision making to deliver on time, to cost and quality
*Managing challenging stakeholders who can have diverse objectives
*Taking a lead sometimes autonomous role in auditing safety related development processes
*Training/coaching other less experienced members of staff, particularly in audit and safety analyses
*Developing process to support functional safety
*Developing and delivering training on functional safety
*Delivering value-add functional safety consultancy/guidance
*Supporting the product groups in tendering activities

Essential Experience:
*Delivering ISO 26262 to vehicle manufacturers and tier 1 suppliers covering all aspects of the safety lifecycle
*Safety analyses techniques, particularly FMEA with broad exposure to different processes, methodologies and stakeholder objectives

Experience in all of:
*Functional safety planning & management
*Identifying hazards, performing risk assessment and classification
*User and systems level requirements capture, management and technical review
*Preparing safety cases (including safety arguments)
*System level architectural design and technical review
*Technical leadership of small project teams
*Tendering process and preparation of project proposals
*Developing and delivering training courses

The candidate must have a strong experience in systems engineering and requirements driven developments and be capable of advising clients on best-practice

If this position is of interest, please contact the Modis Bristol office on or click apply below and we will be in contact.