Human Factors Engineer

Location: Ampthill, Bedfordshire Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Sector: Human Factors Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

DEFENCE SECTOR (UK restrictions apply)

We are able to offer a Human Factors Engineer role in a rapidly changing, dynamic part of a major corporation with both UK and international based customers. There are three main business areas focusing on Military Vehicles, Special Projects and Mission Support, which provide a variety of products and services to the Ministry of Defence and other military customers.

We are looking for talented Human Factors Engineers to apply, in return, we can offer an exciting and challenging career path.

Job Details

  • You will report to the functional Lead of Human Factors
  • Review designs for products and associated support equipment from a Human Factors perspective
  • The development of Human Factors acceptable risk to the project
  • Conduct Human Factors workshops with customers including MoD user community to produce design decisions
  • Technical report writing of the HF workshops and assessments carried out
  • Producing HF requirements to reflect the Def-Stan 00-250, ISO standards and customer requirements to the design teams and sub-contractors and a definition and statement of work
  • Evaluate the interrelationship of HF requirements and other aspects of concept design and development requirements to ensure the most cost effective program
  • Conduct HF trials on projects
  • Producing HF test schedule, procedure and reports for HF trials
  • Conduct HF CAD assessments with manikins of project designs
  • Conduct HF assessments of related Environmental, Safety and Maintainability areas
  • Development of documents to quality and time as driven by schedule and programme needs
  • Presentation of analysis, conclusions, status to design forums
  • Review of design and requirement documentation for HF influence

Required skills, qualifications and experience

  • Developing Task Analysis data in design outputs, including Human Error and workload analysis
  • Knowledge of key HF environmental areas of Noise, Vibration, Lighting, Thermal and CBRN
  • Knowledge of developing HCI for complex systems

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