Functional Safety Consultant

07 Sep 2017
05 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
This is an outstanding opportunity for the very best Functional Safety Consultant to become part of an incredibly exciting international engineering business. Are you an experienced Functional Safety Consultant, looking for an exciting next step in your career? Maybe you are looking for more opportunities for development, or better chances for progression?

Functional Safety Consultant
The Systems and Safety team are responsible for the deployment of functional safety, systems engineering and cyber security expertise and tools across the business to deliver internal and external projects. These projects can involve a combination of engineering, consultancy, analysis, training, audit and assessment either directly to external customers or for internal product developments. Our portfolio covers all domains of land-based transportation including automotive, commercial, off-highway and defence applications. With customers ranging from global vehicle manufacturers down to part-level suppliers, we take a pragmatic approach to scaling international standards and good engineering practice to an appropriate level for the individual client.
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
Essential experience for this role would include:
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
Tendering process and preparation of project proposals developing and delivering training courses

Degree in electrical/electronic engineering, systems engineering or a relevant related discipline
Currently, the candidate is likely to be working as a functional safety specialist or consultant for an automotive VM, Tier 1 or Tier 2 supplier

Functional Safety Consultant
West Midlands (Commutable from Coventry, Leicester, Northampton, Rugby, Birmingham)
Salary NEG Dep on exp

Be willing to travel and work flexible: The job is likely to involve periods of 1 week at a time spent overseas approximately 3 or 4 times per year. The job may also involve extended placements at customer facilities requiring travel within the UK for 1 to 4 days per week. This could be for extended periods of time (up to 9-month placements)

Be willing to engage in the security clearance process for defence related projects
In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability to Alex Ronald MREC.
You must have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to verifying that you are eligible to work in the UK.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

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