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Freelance Functional Safety Engineer – Energy Storage

Location: Baden-Württemberg
Sector: Electronics
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
Type: Contract

Job Description

Job Title: Freelance Functional Safety Engineer – Automotive Tier 1 Supplier (Remote)

Location: Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany (Fully Remote)

Duration: 6-Month Contract (option of extension)

Company Overview: My client are a leading Tier 1 supplier in the automotive sector, working on a automotive switch system. You will join the Energy Storage business unit.

Position Overview: The successful candidate will play a crucial role in the development and enhancement of functional safety measures for the clients automotive switch systems linked to battery and high voltage topics.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Functional Safety Analysis:
    • Conduct thorough functional safety analyses for automotive switch systems.
    • Perform hazard and risk assessments, ensuring compliance with relevant safety standards and regulations.
  2. Safety Requirements Management:
    • Update and maintain safety requirements in accordance with ISO 26262 for the automotive switch systems.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate safety requirements into the design and development process.
  3. Safety Concept Development:
    • Develop and enhance the safety concept for the automotive switch systems.
    • Work closely with design and engineering teams to implement safety measures effectively.
  4. Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA):
    • Conduct FTA and FMEA to identify potential failure modes and their effects on the automotive switch systems.
    • Provide recommendations for risk mitigation and implement corrective actions.
  5. Collaboration and Documentation:
    • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure a comprehensive understanding of safety requirements.
    • Prepare and maintain detailed documentation related to functional safety activities.
  6. Compliance and Certification:
    • Ensure compliance with ISO 26262 and other relevant functional safety standards.
    • Support certification processes for automotive switch systems.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Proven experience in functional safety engineering within the automotive industry.
  • Ability to Lead/Manage certain topics within the project
  • Familiarity with ISO 26262 and other relevant safety standards.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with energy storage systems and automotive switch systems is highly desirable.


  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Work Situation: Fully Remote (Ramp Up in Baden Wurttemberg)
  • Contract Length: 6 Months (extension possible)

If this opportunity could be interesting please respond with an updated CV and I will contact you to discuss this further.



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