Lead Functional Safety Engineer

Is it your passion to ensure the safety of state-of-the-art automotive systems?

Join a dynamic and innovative team where your functional safety expertise will be the powerhouse in developing next-generation technologies.

Take a critical leadership role that encompasses technical expertise with strategic vision in seeing the very best safety standards present within revolutionary products.

Location: Melbourne, Victoria

What’s in it for you:

• Great salary package
• Work on unique projects
• Excellent opportunity to sharpen your experience and skillset
• Excellent team and work culture

What you’ll do:

• Take charge of overseeing all stages of the safety process from hazard analysis, to validation.
• Collaborate closely with teams like systems engineering, hardware, software and quality assurance to ensure safety requirementsre correctly implemented and validated.
• Conduct detailed safety analyses using methods like FMEA, FTA, HAZOP, DFA FMEDA to identify hazards and develop effective mitigation plans.
• Execute functional safety strategies in line with industry standards such as ISO 26262 and IEC 61508.
• Maintain documentation of safety activities including plans, reports and manuals.
• Offer expert guidance and mentorship to fellow functional safety engineers to promote improvement.
• Keep abreast of trends in functional safety standards and regulations for compliance.
• Collaborate, with customers, suppliers and certification bodies to ensure products meet all safety requirements.Engage in safety audits and evaluations taking steps to rectify any shortcomings or deviations identified.
• Enhance safety procedures, techniques and resources to boost the efficiency and effectiveness of safety related tasks.
• Aid the safety manager in carrying out Confirmation Reviews, Safety Audits and Safety Assessments following ISO 26262 guidelines.

What you’ll need:

• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical, Electronics, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
• Minimum 4 years of experience in functional safety engineering with a minimum of 5 years in safety-critical automotive systems
• Very good knowledge about the functional safety standards according to ISO 26262 and IEC 61508
• Relevant experience with safety analyses; for example, FMEA, FTA, HAZOP, DFA, and FMEDA
• Practical experience with requirement management tools like Polarion or DOORS.
• Communication: Very good command of communication and interpersonal skills; such that, complex technical concepts are communicated better to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
• Ability to adjust in the changeable schedule; able to work independently with an organized or structured independent work approach.
• Certification in functional safety, CFSE or CFSP is an advantage.

This is your chance to leave your mark, working within a unique, collaborative environment with the very finest professionals striving for excellence.