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System Safety Engineer- Saginaw (2022)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  46881

Functional Safety Engineer



Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute system safety activities for assigned projects related to Electric Power Steering
  • Develop safety requirements at multiple levels, including Dynamic Platform
  • Execute Safety Analysis such as FTA, FMEDA, and FMEA
  • Develop, document, and execute bench and vehicle test procedures including fault injection testing
  • Perform vehicle level safety testing to comprehend safety goal and hazard analysis risk assessment items
  • Compile safety case and create safety case reports for EPS and SbW (Steer by Wire) and AV (Autonomous Steering)
  • Collaborate with senior safety engineer(s) to assess impact of single and dual point faults
  • Assess PMHF (probabilistic metric for hardware failure) for assigned programs
  • Assess SPFM (single point fault metric) for assigned programs
  • Asses LFM (latent fault metric) and related impact for assigned programs


Required Skills:

  • 2+ years experience in automotive safety, electronics, or embedded software
  • Knowledge of automotive engineering and chassis systems
  • Understanding and application of ISO26262, IEC 61508 or similar
  • Computer skills, especially in spreadsheets and simulation tool
  • Familiarity with automotive embedded systems, hardware, and/or software
  • Excellent organization and documentation abilities
  • Excellent communication skills and a desire to work with people


Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of project management processes and tools
  • Knowledge of HARA (Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment)
  • Awareness of FTA (Fault Tree Analysis) tools
  • Familiarity with failure analysis


Educational Requirements:

  • Degree:             Bachelors Degree required
  • Majors:             Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Physics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Electronics Engineering



Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women


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