Human Factors Engineer


Maintenance and Engineering


£78.86 - £84.86 per hour


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My client is looking for a Human Factors Engineer to join them on an initial 12-month basis. As the Human Factors Engineer you will join the department who are responsible for ensuring that user capability is fully considered in the weapon system, from initial concept design through development and delivery to the customer. You will be joining a team recognised by UK MoD as an industry leader in the delivery of Human Factors Integration.

Role: Human Factors Engineer
Pay: Up to £84.86 per hour via Umbrella
Location: Bristol or Stevenage
Contract: 12 Months
Hours: Monday – Friday, 37 hours per week
Security Clearance: Security Cleared on submission


  • Conduct of Human Factors Integration through the development lifecycle providing progressive assurance to the customer as per Def Stan 00-251
  • Analysis and assessment of the role of the operator within the weapon system considering weapon system planning, command, and control
  • Human Computer Interface (HCI) design and prototyping
  • Analysis of physical ergonomics and integration into workspaces
  • Definition of HF requirements and development and maintenance of lower-level detailed specifications
  • Conduct of User Experiments and Trials supporting system concepting, development and verification

Skillset/experience required:

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF)
  • User Interface design & use of User Interface prototyping tools such as Axure
  • Implementing Human Centred Design processes
  • Application of Human Factors Integration & Human Factors Engineering in a Defence context
  • Knowledge of defence standards (00-251)
  • Conduct of core HF activities including task analysis, requirements development, user trials and Experimentation.
  • Application of physical ergonomics and use of CAD software such as Jack
  • Good understanding of Systems Engineering and disciplines that interact with Human Factors (Supportability, Training, Systems) including definition and verification of HF requirements.
  • MS Office, DOORS
  • Ability to generate technical reports
  • Good planning skills
  • Customer focused
  • Effective communication skills.

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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