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Project Engineer - Functional Safety

Company: Intertek
Location: Cortland
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 43,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers' operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.

The electrical team provides assurance, testing, inspection and certification for a variety of electric products, including appliances, consumer electronics, lighting, medical devices, information communications technology, HVACR, industrial, and energy transmission and distribution. Our dedicated professionals help ensure the quality and safety of electrical products used by people throughout the world.


  • Makes technical decisions based on knowledge, training and experience to maintain the integrity of the FS Mark of Intertek.
  • Review or delivering FMEA, review fault control applied to circuit, and functional safety analysis, in particular with in depth understanding of different complex control circuits.
  • Review risk analysis.
  • Review identified safety functions.
  • Prepares quotation and scope of deliverable for clients.
  • Support the sales team to get the potential clients.
  • Conducts on-site witness test, and functional safety audit at the clients' premises and be willing to travel (North America).
  • Manages the relationship with clients by determining client needs and expectations.
  • Interfaces with certification staff with own and other groups and laboratory technicians on any certification related activities.
  • Prepares functional safety reports, certificates and other related certification documentation.
  • Shares knowledge with other staff and Intertek as a whole through written or verbal communication and training events.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Department Manager to support cross Intertek group programs.
  • Proactively coordinates and manages multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Follow sample handling procedures, ensuring that sample is logged in and out of the system. Move equipment as needed

through the facility. Properly package sample for shipment.

  • Communicate with clients, sales personnel, and management throughout testing.
  • Review project files for compliance with operating procedures.
  • Make technical decisions relating to the interpretation of standards, applicability of standards and development of test


  • Bachelors degree in electrical, Mehanical or computer/software engineering plus 3-4 years experience.
  • A minimum 3 years' experience in assessing Embedded hardware design and Software design for safety products
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact effectively and efficiently with internal customers as well as well as external.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Suite)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Ability to work well under tight schedule in a team environment
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of software.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills with an eagerness to learn
  • Effective time and project management skills in order to efficiently handle a variety and multiple project requests (quotations, certification projects, etc.) in order to meet on time delivery and improve turnaround timelines for customer project completion dates.
  • Experience in functional safety standards is a plus (e.g. IEC 61508, ISO 13849, ISO 26262, IEC 62061 etc.).
  • Functional Safety certification such as CFSE/CFSP or equivalent preferred.

A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world's most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.

We offer a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Keywords: Intertek, Syracuse , Project Engineer - Functional Safety, Other , Cortland, New York

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