Senior Human Factors Engineer

Senior Human Factors Engineer

Job Title: Senior Human Factors Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: £37000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00013040_1534420536
Contact Name: James Beswarick
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 16, 2018 12:55

Job Description

Your experience within the principles of Human Factors within the defence industry can prove a vital asset to my client. Moving into a new phase of projects, they can offer you work variety and the opportunity to work on interesting and dynamic projects.

Employee experience is a key factor in management decisions and your career development is seen as an important part of company strategy. In addition to salary, there is an attractive corporate benefits package and interviews are only 1 stage.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

About the job:

My Client currently require the services of a Senior Human Factors Engineer on a Permanent basis. This role includes:-
Act as a Human Factors specialist within the Team,
You will liaise externally with the customer and internally with the Design and Production Engineering teams
Interpret Human Factors requirements and disseminate them as a design brief to the project team
Provide Human Factors advice and guidance to the Engineering team and support the preparation of system specifications
Conduct design appraisals through ergonomic assessment of system designs at the platform & subsystem level and provide documented evidence to support progressive assurance and requirements compliance
Liaise with the Human Machine Interface Authority on all aspects of HFI process through to certification
Represent Human Factors at internal and external design reviews and customer assessments
Participate in the assessment of physical installation of sub-systems into the platform environment during prototype and pre-series production build, through to series production and initial fielding Provide technical support and interface to the Integrated Logistic Support team with regard to Training, Maintainability, etc
About you:

You will ideally hold a Degree in a relevant discipline (or equivalent) An MSc in Ergonomics or Human Factors would be advantageous
You will have Proven HF experience on engineering development programmes in the defence industry, in a domain relevant to Human Factors
You will have Understanding of the Systems Engineering lifecycle and the integration of HF activities within that lifecycle
You will have Proven experience in working with sub-contractors through the integration, test and acceptance phases

Apply through the link ASAP! This role will not be available long.

Senior Human Factors Engineer
Newport, South Wales

Keywords: Human Factors, Ergonomics, Doors, Defence, Systems Engineering

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.

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 this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a Permanent position.

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