Human Factors Engineer

Location: Cwmbran, Torfaen Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Sector: Human Factors Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Human Factors Engineer.
£33,000 - £40,000 + Shares, Bonus, Pension, 25 days leave, Gym, Healthcare.
Newport Wales, Crewe, North East or Wolverhampton areas.

Would you like to play a key role in the design and assessment of safety-critical Human Factors processes across multiple engineering and manufacturing sites?
We currently have a vacancy available for a Human Factors Engineer to do just that.

As a Human Factors Engineer, you will be providing specialist technical knowledge and ensuring that Human Factors elements are integrated in all stages of the design, review and operation across multiple manufacturing and engineering sites in a defence industry setting.

You will have the chance to influence and shape Human Factors activities across the company, as well as the chance to help improve existing processes. You will be fully supported in your professional development with the chance for excellent career progression opportunities in the future.

Main responsibilities:

Developing the Human Factors discipline

Be the focal point for all Human Factor matters with the HSE

Discharging discreet Human Factors aspects in support of Safety issues (COMAH, Work assessments etc.)

Planning and executing quantitative and qualitative Human Factors assessments (such as human error, workload, situation awareness, ergonomic analysis, and usability)

Using direct measurement, survey, interview, observational and documentation methods to collect and analyse data

Conducting human failure/reliability analysis and providing training and guidance to support others

Creating procedural documentation to formalise human factors working practices

Conducting Human Factors Assessments in support of Process and Product Safety and Design Reviews

Delivering human factors awareness and assessment training and presentations

Your skills and qualifications as a Human Factors Specialist:


Degree or equivalent qualification in Human Factors OR Ergonomics, Occupational Psychology or equivalent industry Human Factors experience

Knowledge and experience of Human Factors in the design of products and processes

Knowledge and experience of Human Factors methods involved in safety assessments


Experience of providing human factors expertise to accident or incident investigations

Experience of working within a manufacturing/ heavy engineering/ high hazard environment

What we're looking:

You will have the capability of communicating complex technical information effectively, both verbally and in writing to stakeholders at various levels. You will be a strong team player with a good problem solving and influencing ability.

Benefits: On offer we have an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

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