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Human Factors Engineer

Location: Plymouth, Devon Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Shares, Pension, 25 days
Sector: Human Factors Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx

Human Factors Engineer.

Plymouth - £27,000 - £50,000 (open to Post Grad to Senior Consultant)

Human Factors Engineer required to support a major client in Plymouth. This role is expected to expand into one which will support other clients across a wider Defence business line and further ahead some non-defence based markets.

With an increasing awareness of the importance of designing military systems which match the capabilities of their intended users, maintainers and trainers this Human Factors Engineer role is extremely important.

This role is within an existing Human Factors team and we are looking for a qualified Human Factors Engineer with various levels of experience from recent graduates up to career experienced Human Factors experts.

Successful applicants will be expected to work on a wide variety of projects ranging from short focussed studies to multi-year defence programmes.

We offer a competitive salary from £27,000 - £50,000
- Contributory pension scheme
- Life Assurance
- 25 days holiday
- Profit Share
- Plus other flexible benefits .

We are keen to hear from Human Factors Engineer able to provide a range of skills, qualifications and experience in Human Factors.

We recognise that you may not have everything we are looking for below but would welcome a call from any Human Factors Engineer that have skills and experience in some of the following:

-Experience in the design and assessment of workspaces, workstation design and Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), including the application of military, national and international standards

-Experience in the design and assessment of software interfaces, including the application of standards, development of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) style Guides, use of prototyping/simulation and usability assessment

-An understanding of human physical and cognitive performance assessment, including workload, situational awareness and human error

-An understanding of the human element in the reliability of systems, the human's contribution to safety, including human reliability assessment, human error analysis, risk and safety audits, safety management and human performance modelling

-Membership of the CIEHF (with a route to Registered Membership and Chartered status

-Experience of working in multi-disciplinary engineering teams and/or engineering consultancy

-Degree qualified or equivalent in a relevant discipline (preferably psychology, human factors or systems engineering but not essential)

-Experience leading and managing packages of work

-Working directly with clients and building customer relationships

-Working on own or as part of team

The following skills are also desirable but not essential:

  • Experience of applying Human Factors techniques, tools, standards and guidance to the design and assessment of facilities and systems
  • Knowledge of UK MOD Human Factors Integration (HFI) policy and experience of applying HFI.

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