The Human Factors and Ergonomist Engineering is responsible of designs, develops, and improves items, such as tools, electronics, and machines with a focus on comfort, safety, and usability. Also the Human Factors and Ergonomist Engineering designs, develops, and improves ergonomic equipment to increase workplace comfort, safety, and productivity. The Human Factors and Ergonomist Engineering researches methods to maximize health and well-being through better design of daily-use items. The Human Factors and Ergonomist Engineering inspects and evaluates work environments, equipment, and practices. The Human Factors and Ergonomist Engineering also conducts product studies and usability testing to identify improvements that will make a product more user-friendly.
Human Factors and Ergonomist Engineering Responsibilities:
- Connect with production, engineering, operations, facilities, workplace, human resources and other support teams to evaluate, and change if necessary, new product/ process/ facility designs to ensure both routine and non-routine human work results in healthy and high performance.
- Perform ergonomics and equipment safety risk assessments and facilitate the design of solutions such that human performance risk is reduced as much as feasible.
- Conduct job safety hazard analysis.
- Recommend changes in policies, procedures, work environment and equipment to prevent incidents and illnesses and to overall enable healthy human.
- Coach/ mentor/ train others in ergonomics engineering and work system safety design.
Human Factors and Ergonomist Engineering Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Factors Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Human Centered Design, Cognitive Psychology or related field.
- Strong knowledge of user centered design and human factors principles.
- Proven analytical and evaluative experience.
- Ability to effectively organize and analyze information.
- Excellent presentation and communication skills.
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