Principal Engineer - Human Factors | VIC-Melbourne Central Office
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- All Systems GO! Be part of the next generation of defence technology
- Excellent opportunity for growth and career progression
- Enjoy flexibility with a 9-day fortnight (optional), engaging work and a culture that embraces diversity and open-mindedness
At BAE Systems we are all systems go as we continue to drive innovation and seek passionate and talented people to join our business. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Human Factors Engineer to join the iconic Hunter Class Project within our Shipbuilding Business Unit. This role can be based in our Vic or SA facilities with the option of flexible working arrangements and a 9 day fortnight (optional).
What this opportunity will mean for you:
- Purposeful work where your efforts are recognized in an environment where you can thrive
- Joining an organization that is passionate about developing some of the most impressive careers in the world
- Industry-leading flexibility options to unlock the talent and diversity of every individual
- Unique opportunities to contribute to programs of national significance whilst growing your skills
- A strong safety culture, inclusive teams and work to be proud of, underpinned by a compelling set of values
Reporting to the Human Factors Manager, the Human Factors Engineer is accountable for the analysis, design, and testing in support of the project human engineering program. With guidance as to approach and methodology, will be responsible for applying engineering techniques influencing human machine interfaces to optimise the interface in accordance with the customer requirements. This role will contribute to defining the methodologies used by the Human Factors community and be responsible for training and mentoring junior staff to increase the HFE capability.
In particular, this role will see you:
- Applies human factor principles and methodologies to conduct physical spatial and ergonomic evaluations.
- Employs computer-based visualisation modelling tools.
- Interfaces with design engineers to establish system design, operating and training requirements and to ensure optimised human-machine interfaces.
- Identifies and analyses technical risks, performs human factors investigations, and develops and implements analysis plans.
- Evaluates lessons learned and user feedback to assist in the determination of system ergonomic performance requirements based on human limitations.
- Ensures design compliance with BAE SYSTEMS Engineering Lifecycle
- Provides support to the Demonstration, Test & Evaluation program.
- Has detailed understanding of the requirements of MIL-STD-1472, MIL-HDB-46855, Def STAN 00-251 or equivalent.
- Perform Peer reviews of Human Factors related documentation produced by BAE Systems as assigned.
- Liaise with and report to the Human Factors Manager, as required, and provide technical advice for human factors engineering activities and methodologies performed within BAE Systems.
- Mentor and develop Human Factors Engineers within BAE Systems as determined necessary by the Human Factors Manager.
- Degree level qualifications in Safety, Electronic, Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Systems Engineering or a suitable combined engineering discipline (or equivalent) and engineering experience enabling eligibility for admission to the Institution of Engineers, Australia, as a Chartered Professional Engineer
- Skills to perform the ICT related activities and ability to efficiently adapt and learn the skills on the job.
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
- Ability to collaborate effectively with other engineers, technical officers and drafts people.
- Ability to manage and prioritise own activities to meet project schedules
- Self motivated and able to work effectively without supervision
- Computer literate in contemporary engineering application software
Research shows that some candidates hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don't meet 100% of the criteria. So, if this opportunity excites you and you have the right foundational experience and qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Whether it be for this role or another, your skills and competencies are of interest to us.
As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.
Further information regarding clearances is available at: https://careers.au.baesystems.com/opportunity.html
Applications should be addressed to: Sharryn Salkilld and made online here. Confidential enquiries are welcome via email: email@example.com
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