Job Title: Senior Human Factors Engineer Location: Plymouth, Devon, UK - Hybrid – Working from home and part-time options available Compensation: £46,589 - £52,118 + benefits Role Type: Full time / Permanent Role ID: SF49380
At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior Human Factors Engineer at our Devonport site. The role As a Senior Human Factors Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. This is an opportunity to experience a broad diversity of work within Human Factors, enhancing your skills and knowledge to progress within Babcock.
Day to day you'll lead a small team who support engineers and other scientific disciplines operating in the high hazard nuclear regulated industry in:The design development of new or modifications to existing site systems, processes and facilities; Providing Human Factors input into the nuclear safety assessment process; Supporting the successful implementation and validation of the human performance elements of the safety case within the operation business setting.
At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.
Essential experience of the Senior Human Factors Engineer:The application of human factors knowledge / understanding in support of engineering system / process design A good understanding of nuclear safety assessment principles and safety case production Knowledge in the principles underpinning training development in a structured manner The ability to clearly understand engineering concepts and to communicate effectively with engineers and other scientific disciplines on human factors related matters. Incident / event investigation
We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides hybrid working arrangements with the opportunity for either home based or office-based working.
Qualifications of the Senior Human Factors Engineer:Degree in Psychology plus MSc in Occupational Psychology, Applied Psychology or, Industrial Psychology
orErgonomics based discipline or an engineering degree with high psychological / ergonomics content (or equivalent). Working towards Registered Member of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors or as a Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society with experience of working in the human factors field within high hazard industries.
The successful candidate will need to satisfy security requirements. This will require you to hold or be capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.
Our BenefitsGenerous holiday allowance Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance Employee share scheme Employee shopping savings portal Payment of Professional Fees Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
Babcock International For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.