An opportunity is now available for a Human Factors Senior Manager, to manage the Human Factors capability at AWE.
Location - Reading area
Package - £55,450 - £80,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)
AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:
Market leading contributory pension scheme
Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year, including Bank Holidays, plus every other Friday off)
Flexible working hours
Salary sacrifice scheme
Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)
What's the purpose of this role?
You will be providing Human Factors direction and leadership in the design and assessment of AWE's production and research facilities and processes with the goal of improving system performance and reliability through the application of user-centred design and assessment.
What will you be responsible for?
Ensuring compliance with Company Assurance Environment, Safety, Health and Quality (ESH&Q) and statutory requirements
Providing an Intelligent Customer interface with Regulators at a corporate level
Providing subject matter expertise to Design and Peer review
Promoting Human Factors Review Learn and Improve
Overseeing the production of Human Factors assessments and other technical inputs to the design process and to safety cases and safety documentation for a range of facilities including radioactive, explosives and chemical plant
What will you need to be considered?
Specialist knowledge of human factors assessment methods
Expert working knowledge of Human Factors Integration into the design and assessment process
Experience in the field of human factors assessment for radiological, chemical and explosive hazards would be highly advantageous
Good levels of numeracy and literacy
Excellent report writing skills with ability to review and input
Strong presentation skills with the ability to explain complex concepts and technical data to all levels of the business
Demonstrable ability to engage with & influence decision makers
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.