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Functional Safety Engineer (m/w/d)

Job Number:  10051
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  E-Drive
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Lannach, Styria, AT

Group Introduction


Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Your responsibilities

At our Austrian engineering locations in Lannach, St.Valentin & Traiskirchen we develop the next generation of electric drive systems for battery electric and hybrid vehicles. The electric drive module is a system with the main components motor, inverter and gearbox. In the role of the Functional Safety Engineer, you will be located at our plant Lannach. You will support the project team during the concept and series development phase to create a product which fulfils all requirements regarding functional safety. In this expert role you are an important contact person for our management team as well as for our customers, where you collaborate closely to project managers and system architects. Your area of responsibility also includes the following tasks: 

  • Analyse and evaluate safety requirements for electric drive systems used in battery electric and hybrid vehicles according to the common standards (e.g. ISO 26262, SPICE) 
  • Support the product concept development from the functional safety perspective with the definition of technical and functional safety concepts for the system and the main components within a concept team 
  • Conduct the hazard analysis and risk assessment and lead the safety analyses on system, subsystem, HW and SW level 
  • Agree the work products with the costumer 
  • Preparation of release recommendations and organization, moderation and participation in analysis workshops (FMEA, FTA, FMEDA). 
  • Support of the development on hardware and software level from a functional safety perspective 
  • Participation in internal and external assessments and audit 
Your qualification
Your qualification

•    technical education in one of the following disciplines: mechanical / electrical engineering, mechatronics, technical physics or similar 
•    relevant professional experience in the automotive environment or in the field of drive technology is an advantage 
•    ideally experience and interest in electrical drive systems and their architecture
•    knowledge of automotive standards ISO 26262 and ISO 15504 (SPICE) 
•    creative and inventive thinking with the ability to communicate and to self-organize
•    open minded teamplayer with an inspiring approach
•    solid German and English skills
•    Willingness for business travels (within Europe, mainly to our Austrian locations)

Additional Information

Contact for this position:
Bianca Winkler
Tel.: +43 664 / 80444 – 3947
Magna Powertrain GmbH & Co KG
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