BAE Systems
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Human Factors Summer Internship

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.

If you want to be part of our future working in partnership with the Royal Navy, then a career in Maritime Services awaits you.

What we are looking for

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.
Today we are the prime contractor in the Astute programme and the UK’s only designer and builder of nuclear powered submarines – one of the world’s most complex engineering challenges. The first three submarines in the class, HMS Astute, HMS Ambush and HMS Artful, are now in service with the Royal Navy and the final four Astute class submarines are at various stages of construction at the Barrow site.
We are also the industrial lead for the Dreadnought programme, the Royal Navy’s next generation of nuclear deterrent submarines. Construction of the first of four submarines, named Dreadnought, began last year.

Our Submarines business employs approximately 8,700 people and in 2017 we spent around £700m with over 700 suppliers

All roles within Maritime - Submarines are restricted to British citizens who do not hold dual nationality. Unfortunately, if you do not meet these criteria it will not be possible to take your application any further. This does not, however, exclude you from working for other parts of the BAE Systems organisation and further information regarding potential roles can be found at http://www.baesystems.com/careers-rzz/careers-in-the-uk

Qualifications

To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree. human factors, ergonomic or related subject preferred.

Accepted degree subjects

  • humanities
  • business and management studies

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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