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Functional Safety Manager

Kokomo, Indiana Direct Job ID: 1910101484


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Functional Safety Manager in Kokomo, IN.

  • Our vision is efficient, electrified vehicles for future transportation.
  • Come work with deeply experienced technical team with 25+ years of experience in design, development and manufacturing in a fast-paced development environment.
  • Offer an opportunity to analyze,  design, and test Power Electronics Inverter Systems for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles.
 Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Develop Technic Safety Concept (TSC) based on customer Functional Safety Goals, per ISO26262.
  • Develop Technical Safety Requirements (TSR), derived from TSC.
  • Develop Software Requirements Documentation (SRD), derived from TSR.
  • Allocate functional safety requirements to specific hardware & software elements and track implementation status.
  • Develop test strategies to verify implementation vs. functional safety requirements.
  • Provide necessary analysis (torque and power analysis, electric machine controls) to justify TSC and TSR.
  • Analyze technical safety architecture to achieve TSC, TSR, SRD and Hardware Safety Requirements (HSR) content.
  • Perform Functional Safety Analysis (FMEA, FTA, FMEDA).
  • Travel weekly to Indiana for 1st 3 months then based in Auburn Hills, MI.
Basic qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in electronics or electrical engineering.
  • 5+ years of engineering experience.
  • 2+ years’ experience on a power electronics project (Inverter, DC/DC converter) as a system engineer.
 Nice to haves (preferred qualifications):
  • Development of automotive embedded systems and microprocessors, systems simulation and modeling tools (e.g. Matlab/Simulink).
  • Familiarity with electric/hybrid vehicles, electric drives and electric machine controls, high voltage inverter and DC/DC converter topologies.
  • Knowledgeable on analysis methodology (SFMEA, FTA, FMEDA).
  • Experience on the use of engineering analysis tools: Medini Analyze, Reliability Workbench, APIS-IQFMEA).
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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