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Human Factors Engineer

  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness District, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: Inside IR35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 days ago

A maritime & defence organisation is seeking a Human Factors Engineer for a 6 month contract in Barrow-in-Furness. The successful Human Factors Engineer will have the following responsibilities:

Delivery of Human Factors input to boat programmes including:

  • Spatial, workplace and workspace assessment (understanding of anthropometry)
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI) development and assessment including agile engineering approaches
  • Human Machine Interface (HMI) assessment
  • Human Factors Integration Plan (HFIP) and Target Audience Description (TAD) development
  • Provision of Human Factors advice to stakeholders across the range of HF disciplines



The role will include the following activities:

  • Task Analysis
  • Workload Analysis / Assessment of Situation Awareness
  • User trials
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI) development and analysis
  • Human Reliability Analysis
  • Workplace / workspace assessment including anthropometry
  • Human Machine Interface Assessment


WE SEEK AN ENGINEER WHO HAS WORKED IN A MILITARY / DEFENCE ENVIRONMENT / INDUSTRY WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS OR WHO IS CAPABLE OF OBTAINING SECURITY CLEARANCE (SC LEVEL MINIMUM)