Functional Safety Engineer


About this role:

Are you looking for a high-tech function in an international organisation? Are you the person with experience with define and design of Functional Safety Concepts within the Automotive Industry? Please reply quickly!

The Functional Safety Engineer is responsible to define and design the Functional Safety Concept of different vehicle functions (cabin-, powertrain-, and chassis-related) according to ISO26262, captured in separate deliverables (Item Definition, HARA, Functional Safety Concept).

Your main tasks will be to design the Safety Concept together with the function designers. You actively gather stakeholder requirements, perform analyses, define and document the design. You are a strong analytical thinker with practical experience and the ability to see the bigger picture.

Also, you will develop a vision and strategy w.r.t. Functional Safety tools and processes within the department and develop, maintain and share knowledge and knowhow, keeping pace with both internal and external (innovative) developments.

You cooperate closely within a multidisciplinary team with different stakeholders, such as function owners, system owners, architects, test engineers and suppliers.

What you need to bring:

A Functional Safety Engineer:

  • Has at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Must be familiar with process as described in ISO26262
  • BSc or MSc background in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, preferably in the automotive domain
  • Has an analytical mind
    Must be able to do in-depth analyses while maintining a high level overview
  • Easily and actively approaches different stakeholders and be the connecting element
  • Has experience with Matlab/Simulink and IBM Doors Requirements Management Tool or similar
  • Can fluently speak and write Dutch as well as English


Good work should be celebrated well. That is why you can count on us for a market conform salary, depending on your experience and your knowledge. You can also supplement this nice amount with the many bonus opportunities that we offer you. To ensure that this money is not spent too much on the fixed costs, we also arrange the following:

  • Discount on your health insurance
  • Benefit at the gym
  • Good deals on cultural outings
  • An advantageous pension scheme

About Brunel

At Brunel you also enrich yourself at a professional level. For example, by equipping yourself with courses with knowledge of the most relevant software and / or installations. As far as our network is concerned, the company where you end up as an Upcoming Project Manager is just the tip of the iceberg. Because we not only have a large network, it also consists of all kinds of clients who challenge you again! Yes, we are fully committed to developing your knowledge. Of course, we pay close attention to what you want yourself, what your personal ambitions are. Incidentally, the Engineering sector is the very first sector in which we found a job for another. That's because our founder, Jan Brand, comes from this world himself. He made Brunel great, and how! We now work from dozens of countries around the world, and that number continues to grow. And now you, are you taking the step to a company that cares about your future? Apply now!

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Floor Egger is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number:

Account manager

Floor Egger
Brunel Netherlands Eindhoven

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