Functional Safety Manager

Developing 3d vision together

What you’ll do

As a member of the R&D team you will be responsible for all functional safety aspects of the development of our next generation solid state lidar to be used in the car of the future.

  • You assure product development in compliance with ISO 26262 and coordinate FuSa compliant development throughout the entire V-model lifecycle.
  • You set principles, frameworks, processes, tools and measures to enable ISO 26262 compliant development.
  • You take the lead in elaborating safety plan and DIA.
  • You release documentation related to the different functional safety actions required to develop a system free from unreasonable risk.
  • You coordinate and review the different safety activities within the system and its sub-systems and throughout multidisciplinary teams (electronics, optics, photonics, mechanics,…)
  • Starting from ASIL levels, you apply risk-based analysis methods such as HARA, DFMEA, FTA, define corresponding safety concepts, safety goals, and determine measures and requirements to achieve acceptable risk level and assure traceability between them.
  • You collaborate with colleague-engineers to assure functional safety concepts and awareness throughout the team.
  • You will work closely together with the XenomatiX team to create world-class products that will be demonstrated in our offices in Leuven as well as in automotive development centers worldwide.

What you’ll need

  • You have a degree in engineering (electrical, mechanical, …) or applied physics
  • You have at least 5 years of work experience within functional safety for automotive, preferably within opto-electronic systems.
  • You have been actively involved in the application of safety standards, especially ISO26262 and automotive safety analysis.
  • You are a team player with the ability to work with deadlines in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • You have the drive to define and continuously improve processes.
  • You possess strong communication skills, written and verbally (in English).
  • You are passionate to make automotive systems safe.
  • You have good analytical competences and can develop insights in complex systems.
  • You live at reasonable (driving) distance from Leuven.
  • You can work in an independent way, while having the spirit of a team player.
  • You are passionate about your professional career and your technical skills.

What we offer

  • Great team spirit: we are a motivated, dynamic and committed team, we care about each other and value teamwork.
  • We share one common vision: we thrive to contribute to the mobility evolution and build a future where roads are a safer place for everyone
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: we never stop learning, we embrace innovation and change
  • Growing with us: you become part of a growing company that values and develops its people. You will play a central role in the company’s development and success. You will have the opportunity to take on different challenges, grow and learn.
  • High tech environment full of technical talent
  • Remuneration in line with skillset and experience

The opportunity is here, make it yours!

Submit your CV and motivation letter to, referring to the position XV2107

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