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Human Factors Engineer (2811566804)
Job title: Human Factors Engineer Type: Full time Location: Bristol Salary: up to £50,000 Bonus Paid Overtime Excellent Benefits Clearance level: Ability to obtain or currently hold SC Clearance Benefits: 37 hour week Paid over time or may accrue an additional 15 days holiday Bonus Scheme (paid for past 12 years) Flexible working Pension up to 14% Career progression 25 days holiday Bank Holiday (option to buy additional 5 days) Life assurance Share Scheme Gold award Investors in people Sunday Times top 25 large companies to work for Glassdoor Best Places to work 2022 About the opportunity: Our client is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. They value and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives. We are looking for a highly capable, versatile and enthusiastic Human Factors Engineer to undertake a full range of Human Factors tasks across weapon system concepting, development and research activities. You will be joining a supportive, experienced team, recognised by UK MoD as an industry leader in the delivery of Human Factors Integration with a diverse mix of Human Factors practitioners, who are enthused by what they do. We work dynamically across a variety of projects valuing teamwork, integrity and innovation and ensuring that individuals are continually challenged and developed. Skills & Requirements: Member of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors Demonstrable understanding and experience of the application of Human Factors Integration & Human Factors Engineering in the development of complex systems. Relevant Engineering or Science based Degree Good understanding of Systems Engineering and disciplines who interact with Human Factors (Supportability, Training, Safety, Equipment) Responsibilities Development of safe, usable and effective weapon systems technologies, engaging directly with the user from early concept through to delivery ensuring that the human-machine relationship is optimised Human Factors Integration and Human Centred Design processes through the development lifecycle, analysis and assessment of the role of the human in complex systems, physical ergonomics and integration into workspaces. User Interface prototyping and design and the conduct of user experiments and trials supporting system development. Influence systems as they develop from concept to delivery and gain first-hand experience of working with military users. Alongside core engineering projects you will also have the opportunity to conduct internally and externally funded research packages. This variety in project work will enable you to develop both the breadth and depth of your HF skillset. As HF develops across the company and on bilateral and multinational projects you will also have the opportunity to work internationally. If you are interested in this role as a Human Factors Engineer, please contact me on (phone number removed) or by email