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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Senior Safety Engineer (m/f/d)

Country/Region:  GB

Solihull, GB

Req ID 47662 The Hub - Shirley, United Kingdom

We are looking for a new colleague in our department Functional Safety Steering Systems 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 Senior Safety Engineer (m/f/d) you are responsible for the analysis of EPS system safety at all levels through a series of formal safety analyses (including hazard analysis, Hazard Testing, FMEA and FTA)
  • Provide technical leadership for Safety Standards and Safety Analyses, including checking and approving analyses performed by others 
  • Liaise with the customer to set safety acceptance standards, to develop customer-specific safety analyses and to ensure that the customer’s safety expectations are met 
  • Develop a reliability analysis, and advise on the best use of statistical techniques and to provide reliability estimates to form part of a commercial case to the EPS business and its customers 
  • Ensure that the supply-base is fully aware of the safety-related requirements and responsibilities 


Your profile:

  • Successfully completed Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or a related subject 
  • As Senior Safety Engineer (m/f) you will hold experience in Safety Engineering with a working knowledge of IEC 61508 and an awareness of ISO26262 and other Legislative Safety Requirements 
  • Experience of safety analyses of electro-mechanical safety-related products, including participation and organization of hazard analysis, failure mode effect analysis and fault tree analysis 
  • Knowledge of statistical methods used for reliability analysis and design of validation test regimes 
  • Fluent English language skills (verbal and written) and a meticulous attention to detail, German language skills would be a benefit  

The position is part of the ZF Global Employee Referral Program. 


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


Anne Jügling


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