Functional Safety Technical Lead (IEC 61508)

Job Title: Functional Safety Technical Lead (IEC 61508)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J910186_1632408012
Contact Name: Hannah Williams
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 23, 2021 15:40

Job Description

Role: - Functional Safety Technical Lead

Location: - Flexible with location

Salary: - Highly competitive with discretionary bonus

Russell - Taylor Group have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced engineer to head up a brand-new safety team for our Global Testing client. The role will involve working with multiple teams including sales, marketing, business development, finances, and training up multiple electrical engineers.

This is a brilliant opportunity to build something from scratch reporting into the Director of Operations and be rewarded be with a very highly competitive salary and to work within a global organisation.

Responsibilities: -

  • Provide technical services to customers, manufacturers, distributors etc which include design evaluation and compliance/regulatory requirement review.
  • Be the technical lead in the delivery of client end-to-end projects (this will include concept right through to delivery).
  • Understand, research, develop and maintain regulatory and product compliance information within the electrical safety sector.
  • Work closely with the Commercial Director and Sales team to deliver presentations and support sales visits.
  • Ensure efficient headcount for the team
  • Work with the wider team to ensure investment is made into equipment and software
  • Prepare project proposals, quotations, and tenders for clients.
  • Produce evaluation reports (detailed summary, project findings & recommendations)
  • Inspect installed equipment and systems to determine compliance and performance including fault investigation
  • Collaborate with colleagues overseas

  • Represent the company on meetings

The Person: -

  • Suitable degree (science/engineering) or equivalent
  • Expert in functional safety (IEC 61508)
  • Knowledge of electrical/electronic engineering
  • Knowledge of testing standards.
  • Experience of training and managing
  • Relevant experience in product testing sector
  • Ability to work and communicate with customers, stakeholders etc
  • Excellent IT skills (word, excel, presentation)

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