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Project Functional Safety Manager
Ref No.: 18-30683
Location: Troy, Michigan
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 11 Years
Start Date: 05/03/2018
 FuSa Management: - Identifies, plans, organizes, tracks and documents all necessary FuSa activities within a project.
  • Ensures close co-operation with the R&D PTM and other FuSa resources locally, other client sites and external contractors.
  • Acts as a mentor/guide for product development FuSa activities.
  • Organizes/prepares/track/supports/moderates FuSa activities and FuSa analysis.
  •  Responsible for creating/leading Development Interface Agreement (DIA), Safety plan,TSC and Safety    Case activities.
  • Ensures documentation of FuSa activities, establishes evidence of FuSa.
  • Negotiates and agrees with the Customer the scope and common understanding of the FuSa requirements.
  • Responsible for interfacing with customer and other stakeholders to ensure common understanding and agreement on FuSa implementation.
  • Defines, tracks and reports the functional safety KPI's.
  • Defines and manage the safety verification & validation activities.
  • Ensures the scheduling the Safety RAISE reviews in his team.
FuSa Engineering Activities:
  • Carries out design analysis to support the development of safety case arguments for safety related products.
  • Creates / Contributes as necessary (planned) to hazard and risk analyses, safety plan, functional and technical safety concept.
  • Identifies FuSa requirements based on the Customer Requirements.
  • Ensures the integration of the FuSa activities in the developed project based on defined FuSa development plan.
  • Leads hazard and risk analyses (PHA) where necessary.
  • Supports the definition/specification of FuSa requirements for System/HW and SW architectures.
  • Collaborates with the design team for an effective technical solution, to achieve adequate robustness at System, HW and SW architectural level in compliance with ISO26262.
  • Prepares and assists to the Safety Assessment Reviews held by safety assessor.
  • Leads or participates to safety analysis processes (e.g. FMEAs, FTAs, FMEDAs, etc.).
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering/Mechanical/Systems Engineering/Computer Engineering/Computer Science.
  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience in automotive product development (preferably in safety related products).
  • Experience with Products Development Life Cycle (Systems, Software).
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong technical leadership, communication, planning and organization/control skills.
  • Experience of taking customer requirements to production.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering/Systems Engineering/Computer Science.
  • Currently active FSCAE/AFSP certification preferred.
  • Experience in Software Quality and process ( e.g., ASPICE, CMMI, IATF16949).