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E-Mobility Functional Safety Engineer

Location: 

Northville, MI, US, 48168

Req ID 17709
   

Position Summary:  The Functional Safety Engineer is responsible for developing functional safety of electrical and/or electronic systems as well as leading activities and having active involvement of Safety Case Engineering and Requirements Management for Electronic Systems Engineering.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Functional Safety Manager, product design and development teams to ensure ISO-26262 (Functional Safety) standards are implemented through projects lifecycles for mechatronic/electronic products.
  • Collaborate with the Functional Safety Manager to develop Functional Safety concepts, plans, and with obtaining road approvals for volume production.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in U.S. and Germany to develop an efficient approach to apply Functional Safety standards to our mechanical/electronic projects
  • Conduct change and problem analysis to refine, verify and report results of system safety requirements.  
  • Review and seek approval for safety case, safety plan road approval for volume production from Functional Safety Manager.
  • Conduct FMEA and FTA in support of development of the safety concept and safety strategy.
  • Transfer derived and refined safety requirements into a formal specification which will be mapped to and negotiated with customers to maximize re-use in Product Line.
  • Verification of suitable completion of Safety Case work products:  Checking interfaces, ensuring appropriate progress and verification of safety requirements.
  • Support project teams on process and methods elements of ISO-26262 across regions and locations.
  • Support Application Development team in development, planning and execution of validation testing.
  • Serve as main point of contact for customer staff and teams involved in Functional Safety: this typically involves periodic meetings at customer sites, and global telecoms to both customer and Business Unit globally distributed teams.
  • Support team with providing training material to bring staff up-to-speed with ISO-26262
  • Identify training gaps and needs related to functional safety methods and objectives through discussions with engineering management
  • Ensure compliance with the ZF Quality Management System requirements (ZF QMS) which includes IATF 16949, ISO 9001 and Customer Specific Requirements (CSR).
     

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering (Preferred in Electrical/Software/Mechanical Engineering) and 5+ of experience with strong functional/product knowledge in the areas of electronic systems and functional safety and an ability to train others
  • Excellent project and planning abilities
  • Superior interpersonal, communications and listening skills
  • Strong drive for teamwork with a customer-oriented approach to projects
  • A mix of hardware and software knowledge
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience in application of Functional Safety Standard:  ISO-26262 and Safety Case work products required.
  • Experience in requirements management in DOORS

 

 

Be part of our ZF team as E-Mobility Functional Safety Engineer 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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