Human Factors - Industrial Placement
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Human Factors - Industrial Placement

Employer
BAE Systems
Salary
£18,000
Location
Barrow-in-Furness

Job description

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.

Company information

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.

Person requirements

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 to be on track to achieving 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

Any

Salary

£18,000

A conditional offer to join our Graduate Development Framework subject to performance and availability of suitable roles

Location

Barrow-in-Furness

Contract and working hours

Fixed term · Full-time

Start date

Summer

How to apply

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 14/02/2018

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