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Senior Functional Safety Engineer (m/f/d)

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s Quality and Reliability Engineering Teams analyze the ability of product and production systems to comply with customer and contractual requirements through established reliability factors. They design, recommend revisions and install quality control systems, develop and document analytical methods for establishing reliability of products and their components and conduct analysis on relative reliability with regards to cost, structure, weight, maintainability, facility of production, and availability of materials and equipment. Out teams develop, implement and monitor company environmental safety programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health and safety regulations and recommend corrective actions if necessary. They are responsible for policies and practices to comply with applicable government regulations and industry requirements related to product environmental compliance, the implementation and management of technical and testing standards and specifications, quality control and reliability programs governing materials, product and processes, resulting in the optimization of material and labor, as well as failure analysis, root cause, corrective action and customer communication.

your tasks:

  • Planning of measures for functional safety (safety plan)
  • Supporting the engineering community in functional safety analyses and procedures, e.g. (FMEA, FMEDA, FTA, DFA)
  • Review of functional safety procedures, safety analyses and metrics
  • Timely preparation of FSM documentation ("safety case") 
  • Negotiation and agreement of the required safety targets with the customers
  • Coordinate and conduct FS reviews, audits and assessments in accordance with normative standards.  
  • Review findings, closure rates and follow-up on projects
  • Conduct supplier audits and assessments as required
  • Communicate regularly with project managers and product and process development technical staff
  • Identify and share FSM best practices within the regions and sites


Your Profile

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in electrical engineering or similar
  • 3 - 5 years experience 
  • Preferably professional experience in a technical environment and management systems
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Fluent in English and German, other languages are an advantage
  • Ability to perform electrical circuit analysis
  • Knowledge of IC and µC technology
  • Preferably software programming skills (Assembler & C)
  • Basic knowledge of management systems
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Crisis management and problem solving
  • Willingness to deal with functional safety standards IEC 61508 and ISO 26262
  • Basic knowledge of reliability engineering
  • Preferably good statistical skills
  • Ability to lead intercultural teams
  • Preferably knowledge of safety analyses (FMEA, FMEDA, FTA, DFA)
  • Good computer skills


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets


SPEYER, RP, DE, 67346

State:  RP
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  91338
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Facilities, Electrical Engineering, Safety Engineer, QC, Operations, Bilingual, Engineering, Quality

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