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Ergonomics/Human Factors Senior Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/10/2018
  • Duration: on-going
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The Role:
* Project management and ergonomic team target setting.
* Deliver ergonomic proposals and support in the vehicle development.
* Check and evaluate physical vehicle prototypes for feasibility.
* Analyse vehicle attribute profiles and benchmarks for ergonomics and flexibility topics (storages & seats folding etc.)
* Define targets and manage the convergence process within projects.
* Conduct ergonomics subjective assessment sessions on the following: protocol definition; evaluation conducting; data analysis; mitigation and trade-offs proposals reporting to the project lead.
* Perform continuous benchmarking on ergonomics and flexibility innovations and trends including: competitor car identification, action plans and planning definition, international auto show preparation and synthesis.
* Manage evaluation mock-ups for vehicle concept department (assessment session organization and support, updating and maintaining mock-ups).

The Company:
An iconic automotive OEM currently developing the next generation of luxury cars, focused on securing the best engineering talent to support with future models, new technologies and huge growth in the market.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* University degree qualified (bachelor of science or equivalent experience)
* 10 Years + professional experience in ergonomic engineering
* 2 Years + experience in a Vehicle Concept Engineer position.
* Comprehensive knowledge of ergonomics requirements.
* Knowledge of CATIA V5 & TC-VIS
* Familiar with vehicle concept work and projects.
* Able to work well in a team to solve problems.
* Knowledge of different methods of problem solving.
* Able to clearly and professionally produce reports and assessments.
* Self-disciplined.
* Highly organized.
* Ability to build strong, professional relationships.
* Good team spirit.
* Able to quickly adapt and learn.
* Highly motivated and willing to tackle new challenges.
* Professional, friendly and enthusiastic with mentor potential.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience in customer evaluation processes desirable.
* Knowledge of RAMSIS & CAVA desirable.

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