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Functional Safety Manager (m/f/d)


Stemwede, NW, DE, 32351

Req ID 25570

We are reinforcing our System House Vehicle Motion Controls Team at our location in Stemwede-Dielingen. 


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

  • Plan, track, perform & communicate as well as identify projects requiring safety case to Safety Assessor
  • Prepare safety cases and project-specific safety plan, analyze impact and plan all safety activities as well as participate in system change review board to determine the impact of changes to safety
  • Coordinate supporting activities incl. supplier management (for safety topics) and maintain the safety plan and safety work product status during the safety lifecycle
  • Monitor process of the safety activities and manage project related safety issues, review & approve safety-related work products
  • Support safety analyses (i.e. HARA, FTA, CM/CC analysis,..) and functional and technical safety concept creation as well as nain customer interface for safety topics, regular safety status reporting for customer aw well as regular reporting to Safety Assessor

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

  • Successfully finished university degree in Engineering or Business Administration and several years of professional experience in the automotive industry
  • Several years of experience in functional safety for SW based systems in the automotive industry
  • Experience in automotive functional safety engineering, embedded system engineering, embedded system electronics development, embedded system software development and/or embedded system requirements engineering desireable
  • Knowledge of chassis related ECU products, understanding of project management techniques and in DOORS, Integrity, Apis IQ, Fault Tree Plus (Reliability workbench) as well as process knowledge in ISO 26262, ISO 16949, A-SPICE as well as Good at writing engineering documents (i.e. analysis, report, etc.)
  • Fluent English and German language skills, written and spoken is a must



About ZF:
ZF is a global technology company suppling 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.
In fiscal year 2020 ZF reported sales of €32.6 billion. The company employs more than 150,000 associates at approximately 270 locations in 42 countries.

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


Svenja Schuchmann

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