Functional Safety Engineers

Location Ballymena
Discipline: Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: J110748
Published: 4 days ago

We are seeking Permanent Functional Safety Engineers for our client Wrightbus in Ballymena.

Wrightbus are a leading manufacturer in the automotive industry, producing the worlds first zero emission double-deck hydrogen bus from their modern factory.

Due to a sustained phase of growth Wrightbus require skilled candidates to join their journey to revolutionise the world of transport. Wrightbus believe in fostering a positive work atmosphere and cultivating a culture that encourage new ideas and creativity. With a mission to make the world a better place.

The successful candidate will support the development of safety requirements for all of our project along with working closely with the various design teams and our supply base to ensure that we launch safe designs across our customer base.

Salary: Depending on experience

Hours Per Week: 38

Working hours: Monday to Thursday 7am - 5pm

Job Type: Full time, Permanent positions


- Pension: 5% employee, 3% company

- Holidays: 237.5 hours

- Life Assurance

- Multi Store Discount Scheme

- Subsidised Canteen Facilities

- On site car parking

- Medicash Scheme (Health Insurance)

Job Essential Criteria:

- BEng Degree in a relevant engineering discipline

- Minimum of 2 years electrical / electronics / software design experience

- Previous experience in a functional safety role working in accordance with a relevant

international standard

- Evidence of ISO 26262 training · Demonstratable detailed understanding of ISO 26262

- Ability to conduct and review HARA, FTA and FMEA etc

- Experience of Functional Safety Mgmt Systems ·

- Excellent communication skills ·

- Strong technical reporting skills

- Highly motivated and positive attitude.

- Creative and innovative.

- Analytical mindset.

- Structured approach.

- Ability to maintain detailed records.

- Ability to be flexible and adaptable to meet the changing requirements of the role

Job desirable criteria:

- MEng degree in a relevant engineering discipline

- Knowledge of chassis powertrain and driveline systems.

- Knowledge of Electric Vehicle Power Electronics.

- Knowledge of Hybrid Vehicle Power Electrics and control systems

- Knowledge of traction battery systems.

- Understanding of coding/classification systems, parts listings, BOMs and standardisation

Job Duties:

- Support cross-functional development teams on functional safety matters across the entire development and verification cycle.

- Provide guidance and support on the various Functional Safety requirements such as Item Definition, Hazard Identification, Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessments.

- Drive the development of best practice procedures for functional safety activities.

- Develop and Maintain the functional safety requirements management system to ensure

traceability across the functional safety lifecycle of projects.

- Act as a single point of accountability for the delivery of the various functional safety work


- Present reasoned safety analysis and arguments as a means of educating stakeholders and

influencing design decisions.

- Participate at technical reviews and supplier workshops.

- Create and Maintain formal documents such as HARA, Safety Plans, FSC, TSC, FMEA, Safety

Case and DIA.

- Keep status trackers up to date, showing status of all responsible projects.

- Cooperate with the project manager, the development team and customers. Liaise with

suppliers to ensure achievement of safety requirements.

- Carry out Functional Safety Audits.

- Undertake all duties in line with General Data Protection and maintain utmost level of


- Ensure work is completed to meet the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard.

- Ensure that you treat those with whom they come into contact in a courteous and respectful

manner in accordance with the Dignity at Work Procedure.

Additional Information:

This Functional Safety Engineers position is in Wrightbus in Galgorm, Northern Ireland. You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this role.

Candidates interested in this role, please contact our Ballymena office on 02825420140 ask for Danielle or email CV to