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Functional Safety Technical Specialist

Company: Dana Corp
Location: Novi
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.
Job Purpose

Are you passionate about helping organizations to establish and improve their functional safety practice? Do you master the implementation of functional safety standards? The challenge is to actively be the lead that drives towards a 'safety first' culture.

This opening is for a Functional Safety Specialist in the Novi Technical Centre. This position will drive and support the execution of the Functional Safety lifecycle for Light Vehicle Business Unit.

It is crucial for this position to work with other Dana Functional Safety Professionals across the globe and therefore, this is dotted line to Global Head of Functional Safety.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading the strategy and deployment of the functional safety lifecycle for Light Vehicle products.
  • Accountable for Functional Safety in all current and future products brought to market
  • Directing engineers and external stakeholders (including FS consultants) engaged in program and project work.
  • Engage directly with customers during the request for quotation stage; on jointly reviewing functional safety objectives and specific requirements; and in the resolution of functional safety concerns.
  • Produce, either directly or indirectly, all the necessary work products, including but not limited to:

    • Safety Plan
    • Safety Manual
    • Safety Concepts
    • ASIL rating/decomposition
    • DIA
    • HARA
    • Safety Requirements
    • FMEA & FTA
    • Safety Verification and Validation activities
    • Confirmation measures
    • Safety Case

    • Driving the Functional Safety approach across organizational boundaries and with senior management.
    • Managing, directing and leading the problem resolution and tracking process and providing feedback on status of tracked problems.
    • Travel to key stakeholder meetings (domestic or international, as required)

      Education and Experience Requirements

      • Four-year degree in Automotive / Electrical / Systems Engineering or a related field of study
      • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role (functional safety of automotive products).
      • Experience in the implementation of functional safety standards like IEC 61508, EN 13849, ISO 26262, ISO 15998, ISO 25119, IEC 62061, and other related standards for systems, hardware and software development like CMMI, INCOSE, ASPICE.
      • Expert knowledge of ISO26262
      • Minimum of 5 years' experience working to ISO 26262, with strong knowledge of Functional Safety principles and specific on-the-job experience
      • Expert knowledge and industry experience with safety concepts, hazard analysis and risk assessment, FMEA, FTA at both system and sub-system level.
      • Strong knowledge on systems engineering principles and ability to use this in a multi-disciplinary approach (electronics, software, mechanical hardware, hydraulics)
      • Proven record of eliciting and implementing requirements from design to production
      • 8+ years of demonstrated progressive responsibility and hands-on experience with vehicle system architectures and control systems.

        Required Skills, Abilities, and Attributes

        • Functional Safety experience in experience in automotive applications. Powertrain and EV applications preferred
        • Knowledge of requirements engineering
        • Knowledge of SysML/ UML.
        • Knowledge and execution of requirement management tools such as DOORS, Integrity, etc.
        • Both strategic and hands on; able to lead in execution as well as develop strategy.
        • Able to make decisions independently with appropriate level of consultation/ communication.
        • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, at all levels
        • Commitment to the highest standards of ethical behavior in self and others; commitment to inclusion and diversity
        • Accomplished business leader with the ability to work successfully in a matrix environment
        • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
        • Effective listener and communicator
        • Proficient technical skills Microsoft Office; PowerPoint, Excel, etc.
        • Excellent analytical skills
        • Demonstrated ability to be proactive and think forward
        • Able to effectively interface with other disciplines in the organization to achieve results
        • Demonstrated ability to drive results
        • Proven excellent customer relationship management skills
        • Ability to effectively lead a team

          We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

          Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

          Please note that as per Dana policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Dana will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Keywords: Dana Corp, Novi , Functional Safety Technical Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , Novi, Michigan

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