Functional Safety Manager (ISO 26262)

Sv. Nedelja, Croatia


The Functional Safety Manager is responsible for driving functional safety activities on projects with a defined ISO 26262 compliance requirement. This is a person who will actively participate in product development, quality and reliability activities to ensure that automotive safety standards are achieved and maintained for both current and future products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading Rimac strategy and deployment in terms of functional safety.
  • Accountable for Functional Safety in all Rimac products brought to market
  • Directing engineers and external stakeholders (including FS consultants) engaged in program and project work.
  • Producing, either directly or indirectly, all the necessary work products, including but not limited to:
    • System Safety Program Plan
    • Safety Manual
    • Safety Concepts
    • ASIL assignment/decomposition
    • DIA
    • HARA
    • Safety Requirements
    • FMEDA & FTA
    • Safety Verification and Validation activities
    • Conducting safety reviews
  • Driving the FS approach across organisational boundaries and with senior management.
  • Managing, directing and leading the problem resolution and tracking process and providing feedback on status of tracked problems.

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Minimum BSc or BEng (2:1) in Automotive / Electrical / Systems Engineering or a related field of study
  • Expert knowledge of ISO26262
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working to ISO 26262, with strong knowledge of Functional Safety Theory and specific on-the-job experience
  • expert knowledge and industry experience with safety concepts, hazard analysis and risk assessment, DFMEA, FTA for automotive embedded hardware and software, at both system and sub-system level.
  • Strong knowledge of systems engineering principles, hardware and software design concepts.
  • Proven record of interpreting requirements from design to production
  • 8+ years of demonstrated progressive responsibility and hands-on experience with vehicle system architectures and control systems.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

Additional Qualifications (Advantageous):

  • Functional Safety experience in plug-in electrical vehicle applications
  • Functional Safety experience in ADAS
  • Knowledge and execution of requirement management tools such as DOORS, Integrity, etc.
  • Knowledge and execution of software quality and processes, such as CMMI, Automotive SPICE, etc.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive package
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Engineering orientation + on-boarding
  • Relocation assistance & reimbursement
  • Free parking & carpool reimbursement
  • Casual dress code and a relaxed, open-plan work environment
  • Culturally diverse, high-tech atmosphere
  • Social events & team parties

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