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Functional Safety Engineer Production & Service

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. As a company, we constantly challenge whats possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. We operate development centers in Plymouth, Michigan; Southern California (Irvine, Carson & LA); Silicon Valley (San Jose and Palo Alto); Vancouver, British Columbia; and Surrey, England; as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.RoleSummaryIn the role of Functional Safety Engineer Production & Service, you will be responsible for sustaining the integrity of the safety case of a vehicle program - from the end of development all the way through to end of life for that program.In this role you will:ResponsibilitiesSupport developing the functional safety process for production:Identifying the functional safety items within Rivians vehicle production processModifying the current vehicle production process to include functional safetyMaintaining current and future vehicle production process changes to adhere to functional safetyRepresent functional safety at the process change review board reviewsAnalyzing potential changes to processes to determine impact to functional safetyWorking with process leaders to derive appropriate changes to the process that mitigate risks to functional safetyEnsure in-line production metrics are constantly monitored and any deviations analyzed to determine the impact to functional safetyAnalyze the impact of functional safety as it pertains to tool installation, tool maintenance schedules and procedures, and derive corrective actions to mitigate functional safety riskEnsure in-line test equipment and testing align with functional safety requirements and any deviation in test results are analyzed for impact to functional safety and a corrective action put in placeWork alongside the Functional Safety development teams to ensure transfer of functional safety knowledge from the vehicle development phase to the production phaseSupport developing functional safety process for vehicle servicingEnsure servicing metrics are constantly monitored and any deviation analyzed to determine the impact to functional safetyQualificationsIn order to execute the role, you will be expected to haveDegree education in Electrical/Electronic or Mechanical (or similar)Over 5 years of experience within the automotive industry, ideally OEM or Tier 1 working within functional safetyProven knowledge of ISO 26262 and experience applying within an OEM or Tier 1, ideally in Part 7Experience in automotive productionGood interpersonal and communication skills with a high level of integrityExperience working within a cross-functional team leading indirect reportsGood working knowledge of vehicle system functionality and electro/mechanical control strategyAbility to report to senior management and report accurate information in a clear and concise mannerEqual OpportunityRivian is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Rivian is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Rivian are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Rivian will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Rivian encourages applicants of all ages.PrivacyWe take your privacy seriously. For details please see our Candidate Privacy Notice.SDL2017

Keywords: Rivian Automotive, Palo Alto , Functional Safety Engineer Production & Service, Other , Palo Alto, California

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