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Human Factors integration Engineer working with Surveillance systems products

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 20 June 2023

Human Factors Integration (HFI) is the process of applying human factors within engineering programs. A “human-centered” design requires an integrated approach with other design and engineering activities. It cannot succeed in isolation and it requires the involvement and engagement of engineering/design, operations, and health and safety disciplines within a project team.

Your role

Your working tasks will include:

  • Plan, perform and coordinate the HFI work in a program/project
  • Ensure that a human-centered design process and methodology is applied, taking into account usability, usefulness, physical and cognitive ergonomics and user work environment
  • Be point of contact with internal and external customers and sub-suppliers for HFI related issues
  • Act as a team member to ensure that the human factors requirements are met and validated in the design work and that the necessary documentation is produced

Your profile

To thrive in this role, you are a self-motivated person with great communication skills. You are structured and have a confident mindset enabling you to adapt to circumstances. Your educational background is B.Sc. or M.Sc. with major field of Industrial Design Engineering, User Experience (UX), Interaction Design, Cognitive Science or similar. Experience in working with and knowledge of HFI, cognitive science and system engineering is a merit.

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply. Work location is Gothenburg.

What you will be a part of

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Read more about us here.

Business area Surveillance offers world-leading sensor technology in monitoring and decision support to protect against threats. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, C4I solutions, aviation systems and cyber security.

Product Unit (PU) Mission System has global responsibility for Saab’s Airborne Early Warning and Command (AEW&C) Systems including other Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) solutions. It has offices around the world, with the largest site being Gothenburg (SE). The PU has around 100 employees, of which 40 is working at System Design.

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