OPEX Corporation Hardware Functional Safety Engineer in Moorestown, New Jersey
Position SummaryOPEX is a global leader in robotic warehouse automation system design, development, manufacturing, production, installation, and service. Our warehouse automation systems incorporate the latest mechanical, electrical, robotic and software technologies. We specialize in next generation Goods-to-Person (G2P), Sortation, and Warehouse Control Software. OPEX’s customers are among the largest e-commerce, consumer retail, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and package delivery companies in the world. We offer a vibrant, collaborative, and entrepreneurial work environment with team members who care about producing quality products.OPEX Corporation is currently looking for a talented and motivated Hardware Functional Safety Engineer to join our Warehouse Automation Product Development team. This position reports to the Electrical Engineering Manager. ResponsibilitiesThe Hardware Functional Safety Engineer should be motivated to adapt conventional principles and standards into a new, emerging industry. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in a product development organization designing to IEC standards in robotics, automation or other industrial segments.The successful candidate will be expected to:Guide the design and implementation of OPEX’s robotic equipment to ensure a functionally safe productApply IEC industrial standards for the development lifecycle of robotic productsWrite or review safety requirement specifications, safety management plans, and verification and validation plansWork as a key member of one or more interdisciplinary teams to execute product designs from concept to production including design, prototype, test, validation, and certification.Provide risk assessment to IEC standards and the validation of safety functions based on structural and statistical methodsAnalyze failure modes, determine the effect of the failure, and identify mitigations and diagnosticsDriving projects to closure; ensuring that systems can be manufactured, deployed, maintained, and meet regulatory requirements for certificationEnsure products comply to machinery safety standards Skills & Qualifications:BS in Electrical Engineering, or related field5+ years of product design experience, preferably with complex electromechanical systemsPrior experience with safety programs for electromechanical products, starting at product concept and continuing through the certification processPrior experience working in a regulated industry (Functional Safety, Military, Medical, Automotive) applying standards to design and work productsAbility to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient and effective waysExperience working with TÜV Rheinland, TÜV SÜD, Exida or similar is a plus!Demonstrated ability to own an assignment and see it through to completion.Excellent written and oral communication skillsAbility to travel when necessary (less than 10%) Physical/Work EnvironmentsEmployee will be working in an office, lab, and production environment with occasional travel to customer sitesSome walking between OPEX facilitiesEmployee may occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. ABOUT USCompany OverviewOPEX Corporation is more than a manufacturer of machines. We continuously reimagine technology to power the future for our customers. With an innovative approach, we engineer unique automated solutions that support our customers so they can solve the most pressing business challenges for both today and tomorrow. Our scalable Warehouse, Document, and Mail Automation solutions improve workflow, accelerate change, and drive efficiencies in infrastructure. We are a family-owned and operated organization with more than 1400 committed employees who innovate, manufacture, install, and service products that are helping transform industry every day. We listen to our customers, respect each other, and work together to help reimagine the future through automated solutions. At OPEX, we are Next Generation Automation.Benefits:Benefits include, but are not limited to:Full medical, dental and vision with low employee contribution ratesPaid holidays and PTO allowance401k with matching and profit sharingBasic life insurance, short term and long-term disabilityOn-site fitness facilityTuition reimbursement availableOPEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, and protected veteran status.