Key Tasks and Accountabilities
Supporting system development through design reviews
Providing continuous support to design teams regarding potential for human error and musculoskeletal disorders
Defining and performing user tests, as well as developing test reports up to the highest standards of technical writing.
Defining and updating HF Integration Plan in accordance with relevant industry standards
Defining Human Error and Workload methodology
Developing HF Assurance reports
Skills & Knowledge Required
Degree qualified within a relevant discipline (human factors / ergonomics / psychology / UCD)
Chartered within a recognised body or working towards (e.g. CIEHF or BPS)
Experience in working within multidisciplinary teams providing human factors guidance to design teams
Experience developing and validating new human factors requirements
Experience in defining and executing user tests for requirements validation
Experience in technical report writing
Experience in HF Integration Plan development
Good understanding of anthropometrics assessment process (experience using CATIA Mannequin Module is a plus)
Experience in Workload Analysis, Human Error Analysis (HEA) and Hierarchical Task Analysis (HTA)
Adept in use of MS Office and DOORS
General knowledge of rail industry operations
Soft Skills Required and used in the role
Experience with customer support dealing with people face to face
Good time management skills and ability to work well under pressure
Excellent written and spoken English
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to show your own initiative
Willingness to work within a consultancy environment that may require some UK based travel
We are a globally operating engineering and technology consulting group at the forefront of the digital and connected world. For 30 years, we have established ourselves as one of the global leaders in our field, accelerating innovation and business performance for the world’s largest industrial groups.
At AKKA, we pride ourselves on our strong entrepreneurial spirit and our culture of performance; we believe our success comes through our three core values: respect, ambition, and courage.
With more than 21,000 employees in centres of excellence around the world, AKKA employs a multi-sector approach and our unique ability to anticipate technological and industrial trends to write the future of industry alongside our clients.