Human Factors Engineer

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    Uxbridge, London

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    £40000 - £45000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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    about 2 years ago

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Human Factors Engineer

£40,000 - £45,000

A global leading aerospace company is looking to recruit a Human Factors Engineer to support the Human Factors Integration and Survival Systems work of the Human Engineering Department. This will include test and evaluation activities.

Key accountabilities - Human Factors Engineer

+ Reading, understanding and translating customer's specifications / requirements into test plans.

+ Performing test and evaluation trials using human subjects.

+ Assist with marketing/sales and design activities.

+ Produce sketches / drawings to enable proof of concept parts to be manufactured from them.

+ Check reports by supporting personnel for correctness and specification compliance.

+ Produce detailed component specifications for internal use.

+ Produce man-hour estimates for their department's input for new programmes.

+ Produce programme plans of design effort on new projects.

+ Interface directly with all departments during the design and development process.

+ Solve problems arising from tests and / or in-service use.

Skills and knowledge required - Human Factors Engineer

+ Relevant degree in physiology, applied sciences or engineering or relevant equivalent experience

+ Must have a good appreciation of military aircrew equipment, backed up by practical experience.

+ Must have good appreciation of engineering science.

+ Should have a good understanding of modern manufacturing methods, ideally with fabrics and textiles.

+ Must work well within a multi-disciplined team practicing concurrent engineering.