Functional Safety Trainer

April 12, 2024
£60000 - £60000

Job Description

This role requires a knowledgeable and enthusiastic Functional Safety Trainer who is eager to share their expertise in Engineering and Manufacturing within the Professional Services industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing training programmes, training on Functional Safety.

Client Details

This company is a recognised leader in the Professional Services industry. With a team of over 5000 employees, it provides expert solutions across a variety of sectors. The company is based in East Kilbride and has a strong reputation for delivering quality and excellence in all their endeavours.


The Technical Trainer will;

Conduct Technical Training: Develop and deliver comprehensive training programs on functional safety principles, regulations, and standards. This includes providing training sessions to external clients to enhance their knowledge and understanding of safety protocols. You will be expected to update and develop new training courses as part of this role.

Subject Matter Expert: Act as a subject matter expert in functional safety, keeping up to date with the latest industry standards and best practices. Stay informed about regulatory changes and emerging trends to ensure that training programs are current and relevant.

Compliance and Standards: Ensure compliance with relevant international and national safety standards, such as ISO 13849, IEC 62061, and other applicable standards. Stay up-to-date with changes in safety standards and communicate any updates to relevant stakeholders.

Documentation and Reporting: Prepare comprehensive reports and documentation related to training sessions and if required safety assessments and safety improvement plans. Maintain accurate records of training activities, assessment findings, and compliance documentation.


A successful Functional Safety Trainer should have:

  • Extensive experience in functional safety, preferably in an industrial or manufacturing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant safety standards and regulations, such as ISO 13849, IEC 62061, IEC 61508, IEC 61511, and European directives.
  • Knowledge regarding techniques and measures to control and avoid systematic errors in both hardware and software
  • Experience in planning and execution of verification based on analysis and testing (including, for example, fault insertion techniques)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts in a clear and understandable manner (having a clear ability to deliver to all learning groups).

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary range of 60-70k
  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • Home based
  • A supportive and inclusive work culture.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

We encourage all candidates who meet the above criteria and are passionate about functional safety training to apply. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a company where you can truly make a difference.