Professional, Engineering - Human Factors and Ergonomics

Date: Apr 6, 2024

Location: Wichita, KS, US, 67209 Wichita, KS, US, 67209-2924

Company: Bombardier

At Bombardier, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

Title: Professional, Engineering - Human Factors and Ergonomics

Participate in design and evaluation of cockpit interfaces through prototyping, simulation, analysis and usability tests on all existing and future aircraft

In your role, you will

  • Participate in engineering-related User Centered Design activities related to Flight Deck and Human Machine Interface Design (HMI)
  • Deploy cognitive and physical ergonomics expertise to support tests and analysis.
  • Elaborate and conduct scenario-based testing of Flight Deck systems
  • Develop system HMI simulations
  • Interact with Flight Crews to develop and assess overall cockpit physical and cognitive usability 
  • Support requirements development, task analysis, and human error analysis.
  • Participate in flight deck and User eXperience (UX) development and evaluation in line with BA flight deck philosophy.
  • Create and manage documentation for Human Factors activities related to new aircraft, significant cockpit modifications and sustaining programs.
  • Collaborate with human factors specialists in maintenance, manufacturing and maintainability

As our ideal candidate

  • You possess a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering / Science or Industrial Design, and a Degree in Ergonomics (physical / cognitive) or equivalent.
  • You have practical experience in cognitive ergonomics (cognition, perception, decision making, workload, situation awareness, human error) and physical ergonomics (anthropometry, strength, reach, vision)
  • You have interest, relevant experience and knowledge in the Aerospace industry, including aircraft systems (Avionics, System Controls, Propulsion, etc.) and Regulatory environment.
  • You are resourceful in computer-based tools, with experience in prototyping, interface development, and simulation
  • You possess good technical writing and oral presentation skills (English is required, French is an asset).
  • You are resourceful, capable to absorb a large quantity of information, and able to plan and execute experiments, evaluations and tests for validation and verification
  • You are an organized and self-motivated team player, capable to work with or without supervision, able to work under pressure and adjust to changing priorities.
  • You show initiative, efficiency, have a strong sense of responsibility and integrity, good interpersonal communication skills and technical judgment. 

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.


Job Professional, Engineering - Human Factors and Ergonomics

Primary Location Wichita, ADMN / MFG, Learjet, Wichita Service/Compltn.Center

Organization Aerospace Canada

Shift Day job

Employee Status Regular

Nearest Major Market: Wichita