Ergonomist Specialist

Broughton, Flintshire





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On behalf of our client, we are seeking to recruit a Ergonomist Specialist on an initial 12-month contract. Working within the Manufacturing Engineering department of the Broughton Plant, this is an opportunity to influence and drive change in an established wing manufacturing facility.

Role: Ergonomist Specialist
Pay: Up to £75hour via Umbrella
Location: Broughton
Contract: Monday- Friday, 35 Hours per week, 12 Months Contract
IR35 Status: Inside
Security Clearance: BPSS


  • Perform ergonomics work analysis of Assembly/ Installation activities
  • Provide ergonomics recommendations to address any ergonomic associated risk factors
  • Support building ergonomics action plans, suited to the industrial strategy and future evolutions, and validated it with the senior leaders
  • Contribute to definition of specifications, call for tenders, and subcontractor piloting in the frame of Ergonomics related outsourced work packages on the specific site.
  • Ensure with jigs and machine suppliers that ergonomics is taken into account.
  • Develop solutions for risk and hazard reduction using a technical, organisational and a training approach
  • Monitor international regulatory and scientific development for deployment and guidance.
  • Ensure Ergonomics Tactical Implementation plan for the location is in place and
  • maintained up to date.
  • Ensure effective communication with the local Health and Safety representatives on Ergonomic associated matters.
  • Be ready to support specific ergonomic actions/task forces on other transnational locations.

Essential Skills:

· Educated to degree (or higher) level in Ergonomics/Human Factors (delivered by an accredited CIEHF higher education body)
· Accredited to (or demonstrated working towards) Registered Membership of the
· Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF) or equivalent Knowledge education:
· Physiology (including work analysis, knowledge on human cognitive behaviors )
· Cognitive sciences and applied psychology as cognitive processes (cognitive workload, reasoning, learning, human error, work analysis)
· Good background on human factor sciences, work physiology, biomechanics, cognition.
· Experience in identifying ergonomics risk factors in the workplace (e.g. process, workflow, work organisation); proposing risk mitigation solutions to management
· Experience of all aspects of ergonomics including assessment of working methods, applicable standards, risk ratings, assessment tools, technical report writing and development of technical solutions.
· Experience in anticipating risk (e.g. new designs & processes)
· Knowledge and/or experience of the relevant Regulations and Standards relating to the workplace
· Knowledge on all aspects of ergonomics, both existing and future developments
· Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
· Previous experience of working in an Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering
· environment.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Natalie Dalkin at Line Up Aviation

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