LOCATION: Apodaca / Nuevo León (MX-NLE), Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 405 | JOB GRADE: 16 


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  • Is willing to grow into an automotive functional safety expert, which supports and shall be supported by the persons and organizational entities that carry out safety activities during system/ product development.
  • Through training and practical experience, provides functional safety competence and capacity together with some project management competence



  • Works with functional safety team to ensure that:
  1. a) the functional safety activities are planned and performed within assigned project(s)
  2. b) Project teams are coached to comply with ISO 26262 functional safety standard


Position in the organization

  • Assigned by Project Manager as part of the project team(s), at the initiation of the product development
  • Reports to the Functional Safety Director in a central role supporting multiple product lines



  • At least 5 - 8 years experience in automotive/commercial vehicle electronic HW/SW development
  • Interest and willingness to learn application of automotive functional safety hazard mitigations, including design techniques, implementation methods, verification and validation per ISO 26262
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-national company with counterparts in other countries
  • Interdisciplinary systematic thinking / system comprehension / team player



  • Responsible for assigned functional safety activities within assigned project(s)
  • Plans and monitors the progress of assigned functional safety activities against the project’s safety plan
  • Contributes improvement ideas and lessons learned to Functional Safety Director for continuous improvement of the functional safety activities in the corporate development process



  • Responsible for assigned functional safety activities within assigned project(s)
  • Supports functional safety discussions with customers on assigned project(s)
  • Duty to inform the BU/CoC Functional Safety Director in case of safety risks/ deviations/ conflicts with project team or customer direction (Escalation)
  • If required, aligns functional safety issues in advance with BU/ CoC Functional Safety Director before presenting in Core Team
  • Ensures that their judgements regarding the achievements of functional safety within a pre-gate review is aligned with the chosen Functional Safety Assessor.



  • Aligns with Project Quality Manager and Project Manager on work packages to be handled (tailoring)
  • Technical contributor to functional safety issues within the scope of the agreed work packages and skillset
  • Works with the appropriate project team members (e.g., systems engineer, electronic hardware engineer, software engineer) to assure functional safety requirements are assigned, understood, implemented, and tested for assigned projects.
  • Coordinates and confirms functional safety development interface agreement with customers on assigned project(s)
  • Confirms functional safety items on pre-gate review checklists are completed to an acceptable level for the project to proceed



What does Bendix have to offer you?
- Work-life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off
- Vacation Premium
- Major medical expenses
- Christmas Bonus
- Life insurance
- Educational assistance program
- Saving Fund
- Pantry Vouchers
- Personal Days Paid
- Permits paid for: Marriage or Death of a direct relative
- Cafeteria Bonus