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Functional Safety Manager / Reliability 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 (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS –
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

What your background should look like:


  • Bachelor-Abschluss oder gleichwertiger Abschluss in Elektrotechnik oder ähnlichem
  • Vorzugsweise Berufserfahrung im technischen Umfeld und in Managementsystemen
  • Befähigung zur Teamarbeit
  • Fließend in Englisch und Deutsch, weitere Sprachen sind von Vorteil
  • Fähigkeit zur Durchführung von elektrischen Schaltungsanalysen
  • Kenntnisse der IC- und µC-Technologie
  • Vorzugsweise Software-Programmierkenntnisse (Assembler & C)
  • Grundkenntnisse in Managementsystemen
  • Ausgeprägte analytische Fähigkeiten
  • Krisenmanagement und Problemlösung
  • Bereitschaft, sich mit den Normen für funktionale Sicherheit IEC 61508 und ISO 26262 auseinanderzusetzen
  • Grundkenntnisse in der Zuverlässigkeitstechnik
  • Vorzugsweise gute statistische Kenntnisse
  • Fähigkeit, interkulturelle Teams zu leiten
  • Vorzugsweise Kenntnisse in Sicherheitsanalysen (FMEA, FMEDA, FTA, DFA)
  • Gute Computerkenntnisse


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $12 billion 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 approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 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 rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.
•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Groups


SPEYER, RP, DE, 67346

State:  RP
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  72711
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Safety Engineer, Engineer, Electrical, Manager, Engineering, Management, Automotive

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