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Human Factors Industrial Placement

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Samlesbury/Warton
Type of opportunity: 
Placement
Closing date: 
Open/ongoing

BAE Systems Air Sector Engineering is responsible for the design and build of fixed wing military and training aircraft, as well as providing training, support and information services for the UK RAF and other customers worldwide. Human Factors (HF) engineers support the Human Engineering process by applying specific knowledge and analytical methods covering the full width of the HF skill set to ensure the resulting system/service is able to perform its mission, achieve its goals and be supported in its operational environment. This includes consideration of human characteristics (anthropometry, sensory capabilities, etc.) and the effects of stress, workplace design, information and control requirement definition within human machine interfaces and environmental ergonomics.

What you will be doing… (Role Duties and Responsibilities)

On a graduate placement an individual would be expected to be involved in a number of areas maybe at different sites in order to develop a broad understanding of aircraft systems and the activities undertaken in the design, development, test, maintenance and support of such systems from a Human Factors perspective

Entry Requirements and what we are looking for

To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 Bachelor’s degree in Human Factors, Ergonomics, Psychology or Human Computer Interaction.

Overview of Business Unit

The Air sector is a world leader in the aerospace industry with expertise that can be traced back to the very earliest days of aviation.

We design and build advanced training and combat aircraft; develop and work with the latest in cutting-edge technology; and provide support and maintenance for our customers across the world, By joining our 23,000-strong global workforce, you could directly contribute to some of our leading aircraft including the Eurofighter Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II or our next generation of aircraft, in the UK or at one of our international sites. Whether you’re providing direct support to our customers, ensuring our programmes run to time and cost or influencing the design and manufacture of our products, you’ll be completing work that counts.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about delivering excellence and supporting some of the world’s most significant aerospace organisations.

We believe in investing in our people and inspiring continual innovation in our business. Developing and using the latest technology to compete with the world’s best is at the heart of what we do. 

Providing world-class training, support and development to our people means we inspire the very best talent to achieve great things

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