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Functional Safety Engineer

Location: 

Northville, MI, US, 48168

Req ID 14974
   

The Function Safety Engineer  is responsible for the advanced development, maintenance, and fulfillment of a safety plan for assigned projects.  This includes performing safety analyses, defining and documenting safety requirements, and validation of the safety concept in the target application.

 

Responsibilities

  • Create a safety plan which identifies and plans all required activities, tasks, and resources for the various development phases of the project.  Ensure activities are carried out according to plan and notify project management of any deviations.
  • Conduct comprehensive independent analyses and reviews, including in-vehicle evaluation as required, as part of the functional safety process in support of system and software development.  Evaluate changes and determine required actions as applicable.
  • Develop the safety concept (functional and technical). 
  • Define and document functional safety requirements for based on performed analyses.  Support interpretation of requirements for internal and external teams as required.  Derive and document safety requirements from new and complex problems; and ensure verification and validation.
  • Act as an expert functional safety consultant for project teams and provide direction as needed.  Support safety discussions with internal and external teams.  Support development initiatives including change analysis and implementation.
  • Plan and issue road and safety approvals for development and production to meet project milestones.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (mechanical, electrical, or a related field).and 3+ years of experience with strong functional/product knowledge and an ability to train others
  • Experience in using development tools, e.g. version control tools and requirements management tools (e.g. DOORS, Integrity).
  • Experience with ISO 26262 or IEC 61508 standard.
  • Experience with safety analyses like HARA, FMEA, FTA, and similar.
  • Knowledge of embedded hardware and software design/architecture, and electronic products.
  • Ability to understand and analyze complex electromechanical and software systems. 

 

Be part of our ZF team as Functional Safety Engineer III and apply now!

 

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ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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