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Human Factors Engineer

Location: Christchurch Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Human Factors Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Human Factors Engineer

Dorset (post-Covid)

£45,000 - £50,000 + Excellent Benefits Package


Would you like to work within a multidisciplinary Human Factors team carrying out diverse tasks on long-term strategic projects, applied studies and consultancy support for internal and external clients?

As a Human Factors Engineer, you will be responsible for the provision and management of Human Factors support in the design of Defence Information products and services through entire lifecycle phases.

This role will provide you with an opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects and with a diverse range of user groups. This could range from projects supporting design of fighter aircraft; design of interface technologies for the our armed forces; to undertaking cutting edge research as part of the Human Social Sciences Research Team.

Responsibilities as Human Factors Engineer:

Providing and managing Human Factors integration and engineering services to support the design and delivery of Defence Information products and services (analysis, design and test/evaluation)

Supporting other project functions as required e.g. safety case development

Supporting research opportunities, conducting analysis and producing Human Factors reports

Networking with the Human Factors community internally and externally to raise the profile, awareness and credibility of the Human Factors Team

Networking strategically among the end-user community to raise awareness of the Human Factors Team and identify new business opportunities

Maintaining and developing own and colleagues' HF 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 of leading HF activities and applying human factors methods in a defence or other high-hazard, regulated industry e.g. Rail, automotive, nuclear

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

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