|Location: Lancashire, England||Salary: Negotiable|
|Sector: Human Factors||Type: Permanent|
|Contact: Ian Cowx||Job Published: 10 days ago|
Human Factors Engineer
£40,000 - £48,000 + Benefits
SC Clearance required / eligible for SC (UK Passport holder)
This new position is with one of the UK's biggest Defence organisations and will allow you the opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary Human Factors team carrying out diverse tasks including long-term strategic projects, applied studies and consultancy support for internal and external customers.
As a Human Factors specialist, you will be responsible for the provision and management of Human Factors support in the design of defence information products and services through the entire lifecycle process.
This role will provide you with an opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects and business development activities with a diverse range of users. This would range from projects supporting the design of next generation military aircraft; design of interface technologies for the British Army; to undertaking cutting edge research as part of the Human Social Sciences Research Capability.
Providing and managing Human Factors integration and engineering services to support the design and delivery of products and services (analysis, design and test/evaluation).
Supporting other project functions as required e.g. supporting safety engineers with safety case work.
Support research opportunities, conducting analysis and producing Human Factors reports
Networking with the Human Factors community internally and externally to raise the profile and awareness of the Human Factors Team.
Maintaining and developing own and colleagues' Human Factors and training competencies, including mentoring junior staff and providing professional development opportunities
Skills and qualifications:
Degree or equivalent qualification or experience in Human Factors/Ergonomics/Psychology
Experience of working with other functions on large-scale, complex system development and integration projects
Experience/previous experience of leading HF activities and applying human factors methods within the defence industry
Experience of working on short duration, applied research and consultancy support projects
Demonstrable understanding of systems engineering lifecycle processes and the integration of HF activities
Experience of working with Defence Standards, Military Standards, International regulations and commercial standards
Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business.