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Functional Safety Specialist

ID:  6993
Function:  Engineering

Odense, DK

Functional Safety Specialist

Are you ready to take your career to the next level and join a fast-growing and successful robotics company as our new Functional Safety Specialist? Then reach out to us about this position – we cannot wait to hear from you!

You’ll work with robots on wheels

At MiR, you take center stage in an exciting industry with cool products and cool technologies. You’ll help us ensure our leading position in the market of autonomous mobile robots. We are dedicated to find better and safer ways of moving things from A to B, and we invite you to look into cool upcoming projects. If you thrive in an ever-changing environment and have a can-do attitude, you can make a significant impact on how we scale up, and do it fast.

Key role with high level of responsibility

We are expanding our team of functional safety experts.

In this role, you will join the team of hardware architects i MiR R&D, who already work with functional safety in our robots.

Functional safety is a core competence in MiR, and a core feature of our robots. Therefore this position is highly respected among the organisation, and the designs and decisions made by the  architect team can have a huge impact on the product.

In your work you will have to balance between market requirements on performance & agility and safety requirements.

We are designing our own safety components and require therefore expert knowledge of industry standards in functional safety. Our products are developed using the V-model, and the documentation of everything related to safety is on the highest level. We are having our design validated by external certified bodies like TüV, who you will also be in contact with.


We offer you a role with huge influence on our product and future solutions, as you will become part of a growing development team.

You will be part of an exciting and multicultural working environment with hardworking and skilled electrical and mechanical engineers, who are all working on new product development and new product introduction.

Your tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Work with project teams on risk assessment (ISO 12100)
  • Functional safety architecture of the robots, following standards like ISO 13849 and ISO 61508
  • Create and maintain SRP/CS documentation.
  • Create and maintain Safety Requirement Specification
  • Create and maintain Realization and verification documentation.
  • Create and maintain safety evaluation documentation (eg Sistema report) Cooperation with stakeholders in relation to safety in the product. Eg. SW developers, Testers etc
  • Design and implement functional safety architecture in new development projects.

To be successful in this role, you have a professional foundation:

  • You have proven experience in machine safety and functional safety in industrial or automotive applications
  • You have 5+ years of experience with relevant standards like ISO 13849 and ISO 61508.
  • You have a broad knowledge in all aspects of electrical and electronics, and especially motors, communication interfaces and sensors
  • You have strong communication skills and are fluent in Danish and English

Your personality makes a difference

As a person, you have the capacity to cooperate across functions and are a dedicated team player. You can build confidence both internally and externally. You enjoy being part of a fast-paced environment and can easily adapt to change. You are a natural go-to person for technical matters, can prioritize and are confident in making decisions; however, you are also able to accommodate others’ viewpoints and ideas.

We’re Mobility Makers, Community Creators and Future Navigators

MiR is moving faster than fast as a company, and our mobile industrial robots already move around all over the world within a wide range of industries. By automating in-house transportation, we set people free to use their unique skills. We think it, build it, and see it live and in motion. We invite you into a truly global society, where we sincerely care for each other, and where you are empowered to take on growing responsibilities and make decisions with impact. You will also get space to explore and play around. This is our way of responding positively to change, to navigate the future and to find even better ways of mobility and collaboration. Come and grow as one of our mobility makers, community creators and future navigators. We are the way to go!

Sounds interesting? We can’t wait to get in touch

We invite you to apply to this position as quickly as possible.Please note that we will conduct interviews on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

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