Functional Safety Manager & Quality Expert (MPS) at Danfoss USA in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Job ID: 3861
Job location(s):

Minneapolis, MN, US

Danfoss is seeking a Functional Safety Manager and Quality Expert to join the team at our facility in Minneapolis, MN. The Functional Safety Manager and Quality Expert will perform safety activities in development projects according to ISO and IEC requirements, as well as manage selected development projects. This position will also manage or develop work products like Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessments, Safety Concepts, ASIL/SIL assignments/decomposition, Functional Safety Management Plans, Safety Requirements, FMEDCAs, SFMEAs. The Functional Safety Manager and Quality Expert will coordinate traceable project activities at software development and hardware development levels, lead functional safety analysis and reviews, and perform safety assessments and audits. This position will report to the Director of Quality and Business Processes.

Background and Skills:
In order to be considered for this position, you must meet the following criteria.

* Bachelors degree in Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering degree required. Masters degree or PhD preferred

* Experience in functional safety development process in accordance with ISO 26262 or IEC 61508, ISO 13849 or comparable standards are preferred

* Strong knowledge of Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment

* Minimum of 5 years experience with design for functional safety or with Software Quality Assurance.

* Experience in the automotive industry or with automotive embedded systems development is a plus.

* Experience with a Requirements management software tool

* Experience with tools like Polarion, MS Azure and Medini, as well as experience with AUTOSAR preferred

* Knowledge and execution of software quality processes (e.g. CMMI, Automotive SPICE);

* Knowledge of hybrid or hydrostatic powertrains and control systems preferred.

Job Responsibilities:
Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following.

* Implementation of processes from IEC 51508 or/and ISO 26262 into Systems, Hardware and Software projects

* Drive the implementation of the Danfoss quality development processes into local development projects

* Functional Liaison with Customers and Certification Bodies

* Manage safety requirements in Requirements Management Systems

* Provide design guidance to software and hardware engineers for realizing SIL/ASIL certified designs

* Review test case specifications for safety requirements

* Ensure Safety Verification and Validation activities (planning and execution)

* Coordinate bench/HIL tests and system validation of functional safety requirements

* Drive continues improvement as member of a global Quality and Business process team

* Contribute to the continuous improvement of the Danfoss Quality Development Process

* Support the Safety Culture growth in the organization to comply with Functional Safety Standards

* Support the implementation of process automation and DevOps tools

* Support organizational compliance with CMMi and Automotive Spice

We are Engineering Tomorrow
The world faces growing populations, booming urbanization and rapid climate change. At Danfoss, we engineer ready-to-use solutions to these challenges. We build energy-efficient solutions that reduce food loss and make cities cleaner using digital technology to make systems smarter and more connected and we engineer innovative new ways to save energy and transition to clean energy for the good of our climate.

Join Danfoss
Danfoss gives you unique opportunities to put your skills to good use, make an impact and shape an exciting career. We encourage employees to take charge, do extraordinary things and run the business like it was their own. Danfoss is respected around the world for its innovative, high-quality technologies and solutions. You will learn a lot by working with the experts who develop them. Join Danfoss to be part of a world-class team of over 27,000 people in 56 countries that engineer tomorrow and build a better future.

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Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.