Industrial Machinery / Automation Functional Safety Expert

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Conduct functional safety assessments, audits and certifications in the field of energy and automation as lead assessor
  • Coordinates, prepares, and delivers functional safety training acc. to prevailing standards
  • Establish, handle and grow the business relation with customers
  • Participate in strategic business discussions
  • Build and maintain a network of external auditors.
  • Participate in strategic business discussions
  • Evaluation of technical proposals and implementation strategies
  • Keep abreast of new functional safety standards such as IEC 61508, IEC 61511, ISO 13849, IEC 62061, IEC 61496 developments in functional safety practices and technologies
  • Coordinate and participate in research project

Educational / Professional Skills:

  • Studies in either informatics, mechanical or electrical engineering or similar sciences in with confirmed analytical competencies (Master, PhD or equivalent).
  • Certification by any recognised institute as functional safety expert
  • At least 5 years of experience in the field of functional safety or reliability
  • Capability to grow and lead an engineering team (5-10 people)
  • Coordinate the activities of the company with its industrial customer and partners (project management)
  • Worked in certification bodies or managed product certifications in the industry
  • Experience in functional safety of autonomous vehicles is a strong plus
  • Knowledge in Deep learning and Reinforcement Learning, C++, python is a strong plus
  • Fluent in English and German (Writing and speaking), French is a strong plus