Functional Safety Engineer

Functional Safety Engineer


TREMEC in Zedelgem is part of the international TREMEC Corporation with over 2,100 employees, spread across four locations in Mexico, the USA and Belgium. At our entity in Zedelgem (near Bruges), our more than 200 engineers and colleagues work on the development, testing, prototyping and production of high-technology transmission systems and subsystems for high-performance top-of-the-line vehicles!

Your role

  • As Functional Safety Engineer, you use your practical experience of working with the ISO26262 functional safety process to guide our project teams in the analysis, implementation and validation of safety measures and concepts to meet the defined safety goals.
  • After specific training on transmission systems, you will acquire the necessary system knowledge to analyze the safety aspects of our DCT transmissions and in-house developed controllers with embedded software.
  • You will drive and/or execute the required safety analysis and will ensure that these are documented in our documentation tooling.
  • You will interact with the Functional Safety department of our customers or act as a Project Functional Safety Manager.
  • You will ensure that test and validation reports are also documented.
  • In addition, you can collaborate in research projects, improving the functional safety processes and driving the development process and methodology of our mechatronic developments.

Your profile

  • You preferably obtained a Master’s degree in Informatics / Mechatronics / Electronics / Electro-mechanical engineering.
  • You have experience in (functional) safety engineering in powertrain technologies (vehicle dynamics, transmissions, engines, electric machines, etc.).
  • Experience in Software Quality and process (e.g. SPICE, CMMI) is a plus.
  • You have knowledge of Requirements Management tools (e.g. Doors, Polarion, etc.).
  • You are familiar with automotive development and qualitative processes (FMEA/FTA methods/tools).
  • You are able to independently steer a ISO26262 project with your strong analytic and problem-solving skills, while being able to provide guidance to the junior safety engineers.
  • You are experienced in the (agile) execution and management of system analysis.
  • You are a team player with good communication skills.

Our offer

  • A high-tech environment full of creative and technical talent.
  • A varied job where you will be continually expanding your knowledge.
  • A dynamic work atmosphere in an organization with a low-level hierarchy and an international company culture with integrity, teamwork, innovation, institutionalism and leadership as defining values.
  • An easily accessible location with ample parking.
  • An attractive salary package including group & hospitalization insurance as well as meal & eco vouchers.
  • The possibility to partly define your salary package via a flexible benefit plan.
  • 20 legal holidays and 12 recuperation days (ADV) based on a 38-hour work week.
  • Structural telework policy.

How to apply?

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If interested, contact us with your resume.

After a positive answer, we will set up a meeting with HR to discuss your motivation and expectations as well as a second screening with the team lead(s), in which your technical knowledge and skills will be put to the test.

We hope to welcome you soon as our new colleague!