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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Functional Safety Senior Engineer (m/f/d)


Solihull, GB

Req ID 25196

We are looking for a new colleague in the Hardware Functional Safety department at our location in Shirley (The Hub). ZF Hub UK – a brand new state-of-the-art, fit for the future facility supporting technology innovation for Next Generation Mobility, across four technology domains: Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving and Electric Mobility. 

Your tasks as Functional Safety Senior Engineer (m/f/d):

  • As Functional Safety Senior Engineer you will be part of a team of Functional Safety Engineers supporting a group delivering >10 million high performance electronic control units per year globally for automotive electric steering
  • Support or act in Safety Manager role (ref: ISO 26262-1:2018, 3.140) to assure that the electronic control unit safety activities are planned, coordinated, and tracked
  • Coordination/alignment of Functional Safety topics and interfaces within the project teams and customers, based on the system architecture, system/electronic control unit requirements, safety concepts (FSC/TSC) and the evaluation of safety goal violations
  • Perform safety goal violation analyses of electronic designs and promote compliance with Functional Safety processes (Project Team levels)
  • Close cooperation with Hardware / Software / Systems / Functional Safety teams in an international environment

Your profile as Functional Safety Senior Engineer (m/f/d):

  • Minimum of an Engineering Degree in Electronics, Computer Science, Systems Engineering or equivalent
  • > 5 years of experience in developing safety critical automotive electronics
  • Detailed knowledge of Functional safety standards, including ISO 26262:2018, with proven experience of product development at the hardware level compliant to ISO 26262-5:2018
  • Experience in leading a small team, good communication skills and intercultural sensibility – Goal and solution orientated working style
  • Fluent English language skills (verbal and written) and a willingness to undertake travel are required



Be part of our ZF team as Functional Safety Senior Engineer (m/f/d) and apply now!


Anne Jügling


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