Preventive Quality and Functional Safety Engineer (m/w/d)
Topcon Electronics is one of the global market leaders in the development and production of operator consoles for mobile machinery. From our company headquarters in Geisenheim, Rheingau (near Wiesbaden/Frankfurt), we and a team of 140 employees develop, produce and distribute our operator consoles. Topcon Electronics stands for the highest quality standards and customer-oriented product functionality. Our company is distinguished by multiple certifications with respect to quality and environmental awareness as well as high standards in occupational safety. Since the end of 2014, Topcon Electronics has been part of the Topcon Positioning Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of GNSS systems for construction, agricultural machinery and surveying. Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California USA. Exciting opportunity for an experienced Quality and Functional safety Engineer to support the New Product Introduction Process across Topcon Positioning Systems. Do you want to contribute to an optimal safe use of our products and high customer experience? Join Topcon, a company that has the ambition to make the world a better place at the intersection of infrastructure and technology! Job overview In this position you are responsible to support projects on the implementation of the Functional Safety standards. With your genuine passion for advanced technological products, you are going to contribute to bringing forth advanced GEO-positioning equipment in the world. From the start of the development of new products, you will be involved to ensure that risks related to the functionality of a product are detected and mitigated by applying state-of-the-art product development. You will have full responsibility of the functional safety design, implementation and verification of the products. Your work will have an impact for the safety of the users. See how we are changing things! Duties and responsibilities to this position include: Integrate Preventive Quality into the New Product Introduction Process leveraging tools such as APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) across Topcon Positioning Systems, subsidiaries, and suppliers. Deploy and improve tools and processes across all functions focused on improving new product launch quality, reliability and functional safety. Integrate Quality, Reliability, Compliance, and Beta testing requirements into the PLC (Product Life Cycle) process. Responsible for leading safety related activities on safety critical systems and ensures products, processes and products are ISO 13849, 25119, and 26262 compliant. Work with Topcon teams to ensure the functional safety process is executed and documented. Specific work products include the Safety Plan, Preliminary Hazard Analysis, Safety Requirements, and Safety Analysis including FMEDA and FTA, and Safety Verification and Validation activities. Perform safety management activities according to relevant standards during all project phases (concept, product development, production) including preliminary hazard analysis, DFMEA, FMEDA, qualitative and quantitative fault tree analysis. Develop safety architectures and safety plans to ensure compliance with the functional safety Standards/Cascade safety requirements to the systems, subsystems, and component levels in product portfolio. Specify detailed safety requirements, including diagnostic and software requirements. Collaborate with project managers, development teams and customers on Functional Safety. Conduct reviews and audits with product teams to ensure functional safety standards are being met throughout product development cycles. Act as main customer contact related to safety topics to optimize the cooperation and expertise regarding OEM processes and strategies. About you! An experienced Functional Safety Engineer with great technical and analytical skills. You are proactive and able to maintain contacts with different stakeholders at various levels. You have the ability to set standards and goals and drive continuous improvement. You have a proven track record in a similar role and qualifications as: A BS/MS in Engineering or another technical field supplemented with BSEE or MSEE preferred At least 3 years of practical business experience in any application of Functional Safety Experience with Automotive/Machinery Product Development Life Cycle (Systems, Software, HW) Knowledge of Requirements Management tools Functional Safety certification required Knowledge of the Products Development Life Cycle with respect to Systems, Electrical or Software Development. Detailed knowledge and experience with Functional Safety standards (ISO 13849, 25119, 26262) Familiarity with Microprocessor/DSP based hardware designs, and Software Architecture. Good technical leadership, planning and organization /control skills. Strong analytic and problem-solving skills. Ability to plan and deliver effective training. Ability to work effectively within a team orientated environment. Self-motivated / self-starter with the ability to find creative solutions. English fluently spoken and written What do we offer! At Topcon we invest in you. We offer you an interesting, international work environment and varied position at a top player in the market. For this position we offer you a reward that, depending on knowledge and experience, can certainly be called excellent. We are convinced that we have a great opportunity for you within our organization. Join Topcon Are you ready for a new challenge and do you recognize yourself in the above profile? We invite you to apply for this position and send your CV with motivation via our career site. For further information, please contact our corporate recruiter Martin Dusée by mail firstname.lastname@example.org Who we are? From construction to agriculture, we are transforming the way companies are doing business. Topcon Positioning Group (topconpositioning.com) is headquartered in Livermore, California USA. We design, manufacture and distribute precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets. Our brands include Topcon Sokkia, Tierra, Digi-Star, RDS Technology and NORAC. Acquisition in response to this ad is not appreciated.