Functional Safety Consultant

Job description

The role

This role requires an expert in functional safety, with a focus on ISO 12100 and ISO 13849, responsible for guiding and developing the functional safety of next generation Brompton electric bicycles as well as improving wider processes & policies.

Main duties

  • Informing Management of Functional Safety Process and Policy
  • Risk Assessment using ISO 12100
  • Generation of ISO 13849 Safety Requirements
  • Informing Safety Process and Policy including Software & Electronic Techniques and Measures
  • Leading of Safety Analysis & Validation tasks, e.g. FMEA, DC, MTTF­d, PL
  • Generation of ISO 13849 compliance argument & associated documentation
  • Engaging software, electronic and mechanical teams to gather critical information

Job requirements

Required Skills

Experience performing ISO 12100 Risk Assessments

Experience guiding & informing ISO 13849 compliant design

Experience leading verification and validation activities for ISO 13849 compliance

Experience of software process & policy setting for ISO 13849 compliance

Experience writing safety justifications for ISO 13849


Ideally the individual will have the following educational and professional qualifications or experience:

  • Degree education in related subjects (electronics, software, systems engineer, etc).
  • The ability to demonstrate expert knowledge of functional safety for programmable electronic systems.
  • The ability to demonstrate hands on experience in a similar role.
  • The successful candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience as functional safety engineer / product safety engineer.