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General Electric Human Factors Engineer in Evendale, Ohio

Job Description Summary

The Human Factors Engineer will report to the Evendale site Edison Works Human Factors Manager and be responsible for contributing to the design and development of products predominately for military customers by working with design and systems engineers and directly with the customer.

Job Description

As the Human Factors Engineer, you will:

  • Apply theory, principles, data, and methods within the engineering design process to assure proper interaction between products, systems, and processes with the user.

  • Collaborates with Project/Product Support to establish Human Factors/ergonomic/usability-related requirements for new products that align with the internal Maintainability and Human Factors design practice.

  • Participate in Human Factors root cause analysis efforts and the development of corrective actions (e.g., field maintenance issues, Quality investigations, technical publication improvements, software interfaces, etc.)

  • Review and critique instructional documentation (e.g., maintenance manuals, service bulletins, assembly planning) to improve usability and reduce error potential

  • Contribute to the development of Human Factors tools, training, and best practices to drive improvements with internal and external customers

  • Participate in cross-functional projects and present outcomes to business leaders.

  • Obtain and maintain government security clearance at Secret level and work within a controlled secure environment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in Human Factors or related discipline.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Human Factors Engineering

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proven facilitation and collaboration skills

  • Flexible and friendly approach to working in teams

  • Interest in being a self-starter with your eye constantly on problem solving and driving solutions

  • Exceptional presentation skills and ability to convey technical information effectively

  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment

  • Keen listener and innate drive to succeed

  • Working knowledge of Human Factors applications, including but not limited to UX/UI design, anthropometry, biomechanics, ergonomics, and cognitive psychology.

  • Working knowledge of relevant HF standards and guidance documents (MIL-STD-1472, MIL-STD-46855, HF-STD-001, HF-STD-004)

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No