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Functional Safety Consultant

Functional Safety Consultant

Job Title: Functional Safety Consultant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00013215_1499445346
Contact Name: Alex Ronald
Contact Email: alex@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: July 07, 2017 17:35

Job Description

As a Functional Safety Consultant with an automotive background you can add immediate value to a world-class, independent engineering consultancy. They operate in multiple locations around the world, to support vehicle manufacturers and their supply chain with cutting-edge engineering and testing expertise.

They offer full-system design, test and integration expertise to automotive, defence, rail and transport industries and also specialise in developing low carbon and autonomous and co-operative driving technologies. Their facilities, combined with the engineering expertise makes them the number one location for transport sector R&D.

The Functional Safety Consultant will take a principal role in executing functional safety activities for internal or external customers and provide expert level consultancy in ISO 26262 and safety analyses including FMEA

Description
The Systems and Safety team are responsible for the deployment of functional safety, systems engineering and cyber security expertise and tools across the business to deliver internal and external projects. These projects can involve a combination of engineering, consultancy, analysis, training, audit and assessment either directly to external customers or for internal product developments. Our portfolio covers all domains of land-based transportation including automotive, commercial, off-highway and defence applications. With customers ranging from global vehicle manufacturers down to part-level suppliers, we take a pragmatic approach to scaling international standards and good engineering practice to an appropriate level for the individual client.
Experience
Delivering ISO 26262 to vehicle manufacturers and tier 1 suppliers covering all aspects of the safety lifecycle
Safety analyses techniques, particularly FMEA with broad exposure to different processes, methodologies and stakeholder objectives
Essential experience for this role would include:
Functional safety planning & management
Identifying hazards, performing risk assessment and classification
User and systems level requirements capture, management and technical review
Preparing safety cases (including safety arguments)
System level architectural design and technical review
Technical leadership of small project teams
Tendering process and preparation of project proposals Developing and delivering training courses

Fixed Term Contract
UK, Midlands
Hour Rate DOE

Qualifications
Essential qualifications for this role would include:
Good first degree (minimum 2:1) in electrical/electronic engineering, systems engineering or a relevant related discipline

Other information
The candidate must be willing to travel and work flexibly: The job is likely to involve periods of 1 week at a time spent overseas approximately 6 or 8 times per year. The job will involve extended placements at customer facilities requiring travel within the UK for 1 to 3 days per week. Additionally, the candidate must be willing to engage in the security clearance process for defence related projects.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability to Alex Ronald MREC.
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

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