BAE Systems
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Human Factors Industrial Placement - Samlesbury/Warton

Job description

BAE Systems Air Sector Engineering is responsible for the design and build of fixed wing military and training aircraft, as well as providing training, support and information services for the UK RAF and other customers worldwide. 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.

What you will be doing
On a graduate placement an individual would be expected to be involved in a number of areas maybe at different sites in order to develop a broad understanding of aircraft systems and the activities undertaken in the design, development, test, maintenance and support of such systems from a Human Factors perspective

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
Samlesbury
Warton
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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