This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Principal Safety Engineer (f/m/d) in Solihull at ZF

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are reinforcing our team in the area Steering at either the location Shirley, Solihull.

Your tasks as Principal Safety Engineer (f/m/d):

  • You are responsible for the analysis of Electronic Power Steering (EPS) system safety at all levels through a series of formal safety analyses (including hazard analysis, Hazard Testing, FMEA and FTA)
  • Act as a “Buddy” and provide technical leadership for Safety Standards and Safety Analyses, including checking and approving analyses performed by others
  • Liaise with the customer to set safety acceptance standards, to develop customer-specific safety analyses and to ensure that the customer’s safety expectations are met
  • Develop a reliability analysis, and advise on the best use of statistical techniques and to provide reliability estimates to form part of a commercial case to the EPS business and its customers
  • Ensure that the supply-base is fully aware of the safety-related requirements and responsibilities

Your profile as Principal Safety Engineer (f/m/d):

  • Successfully completed Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or a related subject
  • You will hold experience in Safety Engineering with a working knowledge of IEC 61508 and an awareness of ISO26262 and other Legislative Safety Requirements
  • Several years of experience of safety analyses of electro-mechanical safety-related products, including participation and organisation of hazard analysis, failure mode effect analysis and fault tree analysis
  • Knowledge of statistical methods used for reliability analysis and design of validation test regimes
  • Fluent English language skill (verbal and written) and a meticulous attention to detail

Are you interested?

Please apply online at and include complete and expressive application papers (cover letter, cv and certificates). Please make sure that all your documents are compiled (PDF, max. 3 MB) when uploading.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Micaela Wiencke via phone: +49 (0)211 584 157.


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

Not Ready to Apply?

Joining our Talent Network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.