As a Human Factors engineer, you'll help to ensure our products are safe and effective for human use.
Human Factors (HF) engineers support the Human Engineering process by applying specific knowledge and analytical methods covering the full width of the HF skill set to ensure the resulting system/service is able to perform its mission, achieve its goals and be supported in its operational environment. This includes consideration of human characteristics (anthropometry, sensory capabilities, etc.) and the effects of stress, workplace design, information and control requirement definition within human machine interfaces and environmental ergonomics.
Welcome to Engineering in the real world.
At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 83,100 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability and national security solutions – helping to protect people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure. That’s work that matters and inspires us.
In terms of personal qualities, we look for people who are highly motivated and analytical. You’ll be able to see how the smallest detail affects the whole system and must be focused on quality, safety and reliability as these are the factors which give our products an advantage. Good communication skills are also essential, as you’ll be frequently working in multidisciplinary environments.
Qualifications and experience requirements
To apply, you’ll need a minimum 2:1 bachelor's degree in a relevant degree subject – please refer to the BAE Systems website for further details. You must also be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance.
Accepted degree subjects
£2,000 welcome payment • Regular development reviews • Mentoring • Competitive pension scheme • Car lease and share schemes • 20% of salary available up front as an optional advance • 25 days’ holiday per year
Barrow-in-Furness · Samlesbury · Warton
Contract and working hours
Permanent · Full-time
How to apply
Closing date: 30/11/2017
This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 30/11/2017