Human Factors Engineer

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    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

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    £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    over 1 year ago

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Human Factors Engineer

Location: Barrow in Furness

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

A global aerosapce and defence organisation specialising in Submarine Design are looking for a Human Factors Engineer.

As a Principal Engineer - Human Factors, you will gain exposure to a wide variety of Human Factors and Engineering challenges including design and assessment of work places, work stations, control rooms, accommodation and habitable environments, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Human Machine Interface (HMI) and experimental design including User Trials.

You will be a part of a large Human Factors department and report to the Human Factors Engineering Manager. You will be required to work closely with stakeholders including Engineers, Designers and End Users (Operators).

Responsibilities - Human Factors Engineer

  • Task Analysis - breaking down operator tasks to identify issues with design, systems, processes, and identify opportunities for error prevention

  • Workload Analysis / Assessment of Situation Awareness to optimise operator performance through design

  • Experimental design - planning and conducting User Trials and HF assessments of the developing design, optimising user interaction

  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI) development and assessment

  • Human Machine Interface review

  • Workplace / workspace assessment including anthropometry

Skills and qualifications - Human Factors Engineer


Experience producing Human Factors reports

Degree in Human Factors/Ergonomics/ Psychology / or other relevant discipline

Experience of providing Human Factors advice to a large/complex project

Stakeholder engagement


Experience of writing Human Factors Integration Plans

Experience of managing a HF Issues Register

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