BAE Systems
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Human Factors Industrial Placement - Barrow

Job description

As a Human Factors engineer, you’ll help to ensure our products are safe, and operable, accessible and habitable for the effective for human user.

What you will be doing
Human Factors (HF) engineers support the Human Engineering process by applying specific knowledge and analytical methods covering the full breadthwidth of the HF skill set to optimise the interaction between the ensure the resulting a system/service and its operator is enabling them to able to fulfil their mission, perform its mission and, achieve its their goals and be supported in it’s within the given operational environment. This includes consideration of human characteristics (anthropometry, sensory capabilities, etc.) and the effects of stress, workplace and work station design, display of information and control room and interface design requirement.

You will also be provided with the opportunity to experience a broad range of challenges associated with of the development of complex equipment and systems at different stages of the engineering lifecycle.

Security / export control statement
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Diversity and inclusion statement
We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

What we are looking for

You must be eligible to work in the UK and be able to successfully achieve security clearance.

Qualifications

You’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 bachelor’s degree in human factors, ergonomics, psychology or human computer Interaction.

Accepted degree subjects

  • psychology

Additional job details

Location
Barrow-in-Furness
Salary
Competitive salary

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 2 September 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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