Automation, reducing CO2 emissions and self-driving cars are not just key focuses for us – they drive our growth at NIDEC. With the support of our Japanese parent company, we are further strengthening our position as one of the most innovative companies in the area of electric motors. Here you have the opportunity to push our innovation projects forward and to make your mark in doing so. Join the team in our European headquarter in Bietigheim-Bissingen near Stuttgart as

Functional Safety Manager (m|f|d)

As a specialist for functional safety you are helping our organization to be prepared for new standards in automotive industry concerning autonomous driving and

What you can be looking for at NIDEC:

  • You will continue the change of mind set for the organization towards safety relevant series production development e.g. awareness training and follow-ups
  • You are the ultimate releaser for Functional Safety relevant projects
  • You are responsible for processes concerning ISO26262, ASIL-B and A-SPICE Level 3 for our European organization including gap analysis, training and hiring needs, process description, process documentation and the selection of relevant tools
  • You will be the key user for safety relevant automotive development projects, certification processes and audits concerning e.g. VDA 6.3, ISO26262 or A-SPICE
  • You have the possibility and responsibility to create a team of functional safety engineers and supporters for all necessary functions, interfaces and locations

How you could excite us:

  • You have a Master or PhD in Mechanical-, Electrical or Mechatronic Engineering or a comparable qualification
  • You are a certified functional safety expert or professional
  • You have a track record of introducing Functional Safety development projects into series production for mechatronic systems
  • You want to build up a team around you and like to share your knowledge
  • You are up for building up processes and structures in an intercultural environment
  • You speak English fluently (CEFR: C1 or and you do have basic knowledge in German language (CEFR: B1 or
Furthermore we offer you attractive locations, flat hierarchies and multi-cultural teams as well as flexible working hours. In other words: you are keen to work for a global player where people from diverse cultures pull into the same direction in order to realize innovations together? Then apply now online.

If you have further questions feel free to contact Mrs. Jonikic at +49 7142 508 2882.


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