The Functional Safety Engineer is responsible for leading functional safety activity according to ISO 26262 for A123 Low Voltage and/or High Voltage battery projects.
Act as the primary FuSi interface to both internal and external customers.
Support customer interface through appropriate means such as conference calls and travel to customer sites
Collect customer FuSi requirements, evaluate compliance, and note areas of non-conformance and/or opportunities for requirement modifications
Creating project safety plans and reporting status throughout the project
Development of technical work products specific to functional safety, e.g. hazard and risk assessment, item definition, functional safety concept, technical safety concept, FTAs, FMEDAs, criticality analyses, other safety analyses, and test coverage analysis for safety requirements.
Coordinate design team members to resolve functional safety issues
Proactively manage changes in project scope
Contribute to process improvement activities
BSEE and 8+ years of automotive electrical system experience
Expert knowledge of engineering safety standards, especially ISO 26262
Expert knowledge of FMEA and FTA methodologies
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Experience working independently and in a collaborative environment
Ability to react to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Experience with Electric Vehicles and/or battery management systems a plus