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Lead Human Factors Specialist

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

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Lead Human Factors Specialist


Bombardier Transportation is a global engineering company that’s shaping the evolution of mobility. We have a rich heritage behind us, but it’s our innovative approach that puts us at the forefront of our industry. At the heart of everything are our employees and our suppliers, with whom mobility truly begins. Bombardier Transportation is committed to developing innovative solutions to move people within and between cities across the globe.

We are currently looking to recruit a Lead Humans Factors Specialist for our site in Derby, UK.


The Lead Human Factors Specialist will ensure that users are considered as a central element of system and subsystem design and help realize products which are compliant with applicable Contractual, Legal and Standards requirements through the application of human factors knowledge and processes.

The position requires the individual to manage human factors requirements at the product and subsystem level and mitigate risks associated with the users.

The Lead Human Factors Specialist will carry out work packages as part of multifunctional teams, propose solutions, analyse design proposals and liaise with other members of the Bombardier organisation to ensure that applicable requirements are met. They will support the development of other team members and the evolution of the full range of products within the company’s portfolio.


• Development of product and subsystem requirements based on contractual and tender documentation, the company’s legal obligations, company Policies and Procedures.

• Liaison with other parts of the Bombardier engineering team, subsystem suppliers and customer’s organisation to develop design concepts which comply with applicable requirements.

• Production of selected product level and subsystem analyses.

• The review of subsystem verification evidence from the supply chain.

• Development and execution of verification activities and production of appropriate evidence of compliance.

• The delivery of work to time and budget constraints.

• Develop other members of the team and raise awareness of HF across the business.


- Degree in Human Factors, Ergonomics or another related field.
- Master’s Degree desirable.
- Previous experience in a similar role.
- Experience in developing design proposals, their analysis, user testing and solving problems.
- Able to support the design of complex engineering systems and interfaces.
- Experience of systems integration and an understanding of system architectures.
- Excellent communication skills, able to communicate with a range of audiences and multi functional teams on technical matters – engineering communities, customers, senior management).
- Mentoring skills.
- Rail experience desirable.

Why Work for Us?

Everywhere we operate, we reward effort and initiative. You are encouraged to ask questions and empowered to make decisions.

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to create a stimulating and open workplace which fosters teamwork, fairness, respect and diversity.

We are helping to create a better world.

By making a difference today, we are helping create a better world for future generations. Having pioneered the philosophy of "The Climate is Right for Trains", we demonstrate this rationale by offering vehicles with practically zero emissions.

Bombardier Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity.

Your ideas move people.

Posting date: 28/10/2020

Closing date: 27/11/2020

Competitive salary range

Number working h


ours: 37

Job: Engineering
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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