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Human Factors Engineer

Human Factors Engineer

Job Title: Human Factors Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport, Wales
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896730_1584374392
Contact Name: Katrin Mahfuz
Contact Email: katrin@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: March 16, 2020 15:59

Job Description

Human Factors Engineer

Do you have proven experience in leading Human Factor activities and influencing the design of engineering development programmes? Are you a team player, able to work to tight deadlines? Do you aspire to be a key player within the UX Team of one of the UK's leading defence companies? If this sounds like you - click apply now.

Our client is an important supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence, developing tactical communication systems and approaches to ensure the rapid integration of new technologies to tackle new threats and improve interoperability with allies. The company provides a flexible benefits scheme which allows employees to adapt their salary and benefits package to suit them and their families.

Key responsibilities:
*Developing and maintaining Human Factor integration plan.
*Support the planning, monitoring and control functions to ensure timely delivery of HF services and work products.
*Manages development, apportionment and dissemination of Human Factors requirements.
*Plans and executes HF assessments (ergonomic analysis, HCI and Usability assessments).
*Support planning and management of the product Users that are participating in the Human Centred Design Process.
*Managing all the traditional Human Factors processes and techniques and adapting them to work in an AGILE manner.

Education/Experience:
*Familiarity and experience with Human Factors techniques and tools (Task Analysis, Mental Workload Assessment, Human Reliability Analysis).
*Familiarity with Defence Standards, Military Standards and EC Directives.
*Experience of delivering Human Factors on an AGILE Engineering programme.
*Demonstrable understanding of the Systems Engineering lifecycle.
*Proven requirements development expertise and experience using DOORS.

Overview:
*Human Factors Engineer
*HF and UX experience; tight deadlines; AGILE
*Location: South Wales
*Salary: £40000 to £49000

Personal Attributes:
*Team player.
*Able to work to tight deadlines.
*Capable of moving seamlessly between leading and following within a multi-national engineering team.
*Ability to work closely with customers.
*Willing to work within the UK and do occasional travel overseas.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a career progression in one of the UK's leading defence companies.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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