We have an exciting opportunity for a Human Factors Engineer within our Submarines Business in Derby, Rayensway
In this role you will be member of our Human Factors Team and will play a key role in the delivery of work packages in support of design and safety assurance programmes for the Royal Navy's current and future nuclear submarine fleet. This will involve undertaking assessments of human interactions with complex systems across the various phases of our product lifecycle, from manufacturing facilities to plant operation aboard a submarine.
Working closely with other specialist areas, you will undertake qualitative and quantitative human factors assessments, provide sound ergonomic design advice and make clear recommendations to assure design for safe operation. As somebody who can integrate within engineering teams and possesses the ability to interpret engineering design solutions, you will ensure that Human Factors is at the heart of safe and operable system.
At Rolls-Royce, we look beyond tomorrow. We continually pioneer integrated power and propulsion solutions to deliver cleaner, safer and more competitive power.
Our nuclear business is a leader in propulsion system design and development for the Royal Navy's nuclear submarine fleet and the sole provider and technical authority, managing all aspects of plant design, safety, manufacture, performance and through-life support.
Contributing to nuclear system designs and safety cases, and to reviews of existing designs.
Ensuring timely Human Factors integration into equipment and system design projects.
Delivery of submarine operator training needs analysis (TNA).
Interfacing with the safety and engineering teams to ensure the incorporation of Human Factors requirements in design.
Preparation of Human Factors documentation demonstrating the role of the operator in maintaining safe operation.
Undertaking Human Factors assessments such as task analysis to inform design and support both qualitative and quantitative human error assessment.
Qualifications and Experience:
Experience in the design or operation of Naval Reactor Plant.
Understanding and experience of the conduct of TNA for complex systems, including identification of training requirements for operators and maintainers through the TNA process.
A Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF) accredited degree.
A demonstrable ability to work in multidisciplinary teams to tight deadlines.
An understanding of the role of Human Factors in complex and safety-critical systems.
The ability to provide clear, concise and accurate assessments and to communicate ideas and important issues clearly, both in writing and verbally.
Appreciation of the role of Human Factors and human reliability as part of safety cases would be an advantage.
We offer excellent development prospects, along with a competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include bonus, employee support assistance and employee discounts.
Pioneer an ocean of power. Join us and you'll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for brilliance and innovation.
We are an equal opportunities employer. We're committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives. And the more perspectives we have, the more successful we'll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential.
You can learn more about our global Diversity and Inclusion strategy here .
At Rolls-Royce we also support requests for flexible working arrangements wherever possible.
This role is subject to full UK security clearance.
Closing Date: 12th May 2020
Safety & Product Assurance
28 Apr 2020; 00:04