Functional Safety in Farmington Hills, MI at ZF

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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Job Description

Job Description

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. ZF has a global workforce of approximately 138,300 at 230 locations in 40 countries. Working at ZF is more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to imagine and create global mobility for tomorrow – and beyond.
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Position Description

We are looking for a Functional Safety Engineer to specialize in the development of our ECU Integration and Active Safety products. As Functional Safety Engineer, with technical training and support of the Safety Manager, the role will be to define safety requirements for the system and collaborate with the entire design team in the development of effective solutions for their implementation and validation. The ideal candidate will have experience in electronics design (hardware and software) or systems engineering, and be keen to learn. May be a recent graduate or an established safety engineer with a couple of years’ experience. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing organization in a cross functional position.

Position Requirements

  • Support and perform safety analyses on product’s system, hardware and software
  • Specify safety requirements and safety concepts for system, hardware and software architectures
  • Collaborate with the design team in the design of effective technical solution aimed to achieve adequate robustness at System, HW and SW architectural level
  • Establish functional safety and corresponding processes within business unit and projects
  • Discuss specific issues with customers
  • 7+ years of experience

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in Electronics Engineering, Computer Science or similar discipline
  • Experiences in the development of system safety analyses like hazard analysis and risk assessment (HARA), FMEA, FTA and similar.
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail
  • Desire to learn new skills and techniques

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in electronics / systems / software design and development
  • Foreign languages
  • Experiences in the application of safety standards ISO26262 and IEC61508 ~cb~

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

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