Lead Engineer - Human Factors

BAE Systems
Somerset, Yeovil, England
Closing date
1 Nov 2019

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Lead Engineer- Human Factors

Would you like to play a key role within one of our largest busy units? We currently have a vacancy for a Lead Engineer- Human Factors at our site in Yeovil/Christchurch.

As a Lead Engineer- Human Factors, you will be managing and delivering a range of research and consultancy services to internal and external clients (air, land, sea and potentially other non-defence sectors)

This role will provide you with an opportunity to variety of projects- supporting large and small programmes. Variety of activities across human factors.

Your main responsibilities as a Lead Engineer- Human Factors will involve:

manage and deliver a range of research and consultancy services to internal and external clients (air, land, sea and potentially other non-defence sectors)

Maximise exploitation of the research products across BAE Systems and capitalise on the significant opportunities that the HSSRC and related programmes present for BAE Systems

Support growth of BAE Systems' research and consultancy services through the effective management of HF activities as an integrated component across engineering programmes and wider business development activities as required.

Your skills and qualifications:


Experience of delivering human factors research

Experience in the effective application of human factors tools and techniques

High quality technical report writing & Presentation Skills

Supervising small teams

Experience in Defence, Aerospace, Nuclear or Rail industries


General consultancy skills and an ability to work within an inter-disciplinary client/team environment, with minimal supervision (including external academic and industrial suppliers).

Experience working on MOD/Defence programmes

Working within a system's engineering environment

What we're looking for in you:

A strong leader with experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team. Must be able to use own initiative and be very motivated.

Location: Yeovil/Christchurch

Salary: £45000

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air brings together the company's international capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements, and compete for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

BAE Systems Air has the capability to provide customers with information superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with the provision of innovative information systems and services. Training is a key enabler to delivering military capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerful combination for our military customers around the world.

Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that really matters.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.


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