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Human Factors Engineer in Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria


Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria


£50000 - £61000 per annum



Human Factors Engineer
Permanent Role
Locations include - Barrow-in Furness, Frimley, Bristol, Manchester and Portsmouth

*** Due to the nature of the role and the industry, you will be required to achieve UK SC Clearance ***

We are looking for a Human Factors Engineer to join us and work on diverse and highly complex projects. Often the role will take you onto the Submarine in build, where you can experience the product and talk to the crew first-hand. We are immersed in the life cycle of the Submarine from design through to build and operation but also support the design of site facilities and equipment.

You will work alongside over 20 Human Factors Specialists with a broad range of experience from those developing in role to highly specialised individuals approaching 30-40 years in the field. We have a strong mentoring and coaching ethos and with career pathways in place we offer a clear and fully supported progression route.

Day to Day you'll be-
Understanding operator tasks to influence design, identifying issues with design and system processes, leading to making changes to improve operability
Analysing and assessing workload and situation awareness to optimise operator performance through design
Planning and conducting user trials to assess developing design and optimise user interaction
Developing and analysing Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
Assessing Human Machine Interface (HMI)
Applied anthropometry and assessment of spatial layout design including working with 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools, immersive VR, and full-scale mock-ups

Key Experience we are looking for -
Degree qualified in Human Factors/Ergonomics or a related discipline (e.g., Psychology, Industrial Design) OR equivalent experience
Experience of Human reliability and analysis (qualitative and or quantities)
Experience of working on complex engineering projects would be beneficial
Chartered engineer or progressing towards


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 123109_1711024201
Date posted 21 March 2024

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