Project Functional Safety Manager (m/f/d) LiDAR

Valeo is a tech global company, designing breakthrough solutions to reinvent the mobility. We are an automotive supplier partner to automakers and new mobility actors worldwide. Our vision? Invent a greener and more secured mobility, thanks to solutions focusing on intuitive driving and reducing CO2 emissions. We are leader on our businesses, and recognized as one of the largest global innovative companies.

Would you like to shape the future of intelligent mobility together with us? Join our VALEO team now and revolutionize the experience of autonomous and connected driving with us.

Our mission: make autonomous mobility a reality.

As market leader, we develop and manufacture first-class LiDAR systems for leading automakers, which make autonomous driving a reality. We ensure an unprecedented level of safety on the road.

At the Bietigheim-Bissingen site, we are looking for talents who will successfully drive the growth and further development of our LiDAR products with us.

These challenges await you as

  • Identify, plan, organize, track and document all required R&D activities within a project
  • Ensure close collaboration with the R&D PTM and other R&D resources at other sites or external contractors
  • Act as a mentor/leader for R&D activities in product development
  • Ensure consistent tracking of all R&D related activities
  • Organize/prepare/support/moderate R&D activities and R&D analyses
  • Ensure documentation of R&D activities, evidence of R&D
  • Negotiate and agree scope and common understanding of FuSa requirements with customer
  • Agreeing the development interface agreement (DIA) with the customer regarding FuSa
  • Communicate and review with customers to ensure common understanding and agreement on FuSa implementation
  • Identify FuSa requirements within the project based on customer requirements
  • Lead the design analysis to support the development of safety arguments for the appropriate product developed
  • Ensure integration of FuSa activities into the developed project based on the established FuSa development plan
  • Lead hazard and risk analysis (PHA) activities as required
  • Lead FuSa requirements and FuSa concepts for systems/components
  • Assist in defining/specifying FuSa requirements for HW and SW architectures
  • Demonstrate how the selected technical concept meets FuSa requirements
  • Collaborate with development team for effective technical solution to achieve appropriate robustness at system, HW and SW architecture level in compliance with ISO26262
  • Prepare and assist with security assessments by security assessors
  • Lead or participate in security analysis processes (e.g., FMEAs, FTAs, FMEDAs, etc.)
  • Definition of safety review and validation activities and developing the safety case for the product
  • Definition, tracking and reporting of KPIs in the area of responsibility
  • Continuously identify areas for improvement, define actions and ensure implementation in area of responsibility
  • Functional reporting to System TPM and its PG/PL FuSa Metier Manager

You inspire us with that:

  • Completed engineering studies with an electrical engineering or software engineering background or a comparable qualification
  • Several years of professional experience as Functional Safety Manager in the field of embedded electronics development
  • Experience in the field of functional safety (ISO26262 or IEC61508) and system/software development
  • Familiarity with quality standards such as ASPICE and IATF 16949
  • Professional experience in the development and quality process in the automotive industry (FMEA/FTA methods/tools)
  • Experience in people leadership
  • Excellent moderation and communication skills as well as organizational talent
  • Analytical thinking, independent, reliable and structured way of working
  • Very good knowledge of English, German an advantage

Why Valeo:

  • Monetary. Performance-related salary package and company pension scheme (allowance).
  • Career development. Scope to develop your own ideas as well as professional and personal development opportunities worldwide.
  • Benefits. Allowances for sports, health, pension scheme, canteen, JobRad, regular employee events and much more.
  • Flexibility. Working models that harmonize your professional and private life.
  • Setting. Flat hierarchies and modern working methods provide you with an innovative working environment.
  • Future. Together we work on the trend topics of tomorrow's mobility.

Great technologies are born from passion!

Thanks to our innovation-focused strategy, at Valeo we are at the heart of the three revolutions that are transforming the automotive sector for good: Electrification, autonomous and connected vehicles, and digital mobility. We offer you excellent career opportunities and the chance to play an active role in shaping these revolutionary developments, including internationally.

Would you like to find out more? Recruiter, Ms. Patty Blanchard, 

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Being part of our team, you will join:
- one of the largest global innovative companies, with more than 20,000 engineers working in Research & Development
- a multi-cultural environment that values diversity and international collaboration
- more than 100,000 colleagues in 31 countries... which make a lot of opportunity for career growth
- a business highly committed to limiting the environmental impact if its activities and ranked by Corporate Knights as the number one company in the automotive sector in terms of sustainable development

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