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Global Manager Functional Safety

  • Practice Development & Integration

  • Technologies Automotive

  • Location Lohmar, Germany

Global Head Functional Safety

Next Ventures are working with a global leader in automotive Hybrid and Electric powertrain area.


Your role:

Direct report to CTO – Manages global team across Europe and China


  • Ensure ISO26262 compliance within Engineering, Operations and Suppliers
  • Assess and Release ISO 26262 related deliverables in Product Safety Sign Offs
  • Approve global Functional Safety processes, templates and work instructions
  • Execution of Functional Safety Audits
  • Support verification activities for Functional Safety work products from Engineering
  • Close collaboration with Product Safety and Integrity Office to ensure Functional Safety Culture at company level
  • Institute and maintain a competence management system to ensure that the competence of the involved persons is in alignment with their responsibilities
  • Develop company and role specific Functional Safety training models
  • Maintain a safety culture that supports and encourages the effective achievement of functional safety and promotes effective communication with other disciplines related to functional safety

Your profile

  • Degree of Engineering Sciences in the fields of mechatronics, electrical engineering or relevant equivalent
  • More than 10 years proven experience in Functional Safety for Automotive Software/Electronics
  • Expertise in electric motors, electric drives systems, inverters
  • Proven experience within Company Level Safety Management, especially process development and training methods
  • Strong Knowledge of ISO26262 and Quality standards like A-SPICE
  • Certification within ISO26262 is of benefit (e.g. Automotive Functional Safety Professional – AFSP) 
  • Fluent in English and German, Chinese is nice to have

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If your profile meets the requirements and you are ready for this challenging opportunity, please contact me for a confidential chat! Apply below, get in touch via email: frederic@next-ventures.com

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