Ergonomic Attribute Engineer
Single point of contact for specified program team(s) for the Ergonomic Attribute. For assigned program, assure full compliance to ergonomic requirements (Trustmark, SDS, etc.) working with Design Studio, D&R activates, and Vehicle Engineering activities. Provide input on HMI / HCI with respect to customer usability of the User Interface Participate in user research and conduct clinics to assess usability of various HMI proposals Conceptualize and design exceptional innovative visual design for the UI of vehicles Participate in research and synthesize findings into actionable insights Modeling information structures, screen layouts, screen flows and other UI attributes Driver Distraction evaluation Evaluation, assessment criteria for Cluster and Centerstack and steering wheel design concepts through production intent prototype Assist in developing program targets, assumptions and new vehicle features by identifying ergonomics' needs and wants through the use of detailed benchmarking and the application of ergonomic standards and principles. Drive solutions to raised ergonomic concerns by LEADING cross-functional teams while ensuring designs are compatible with Customer wants, attribute targets, Corporate requirements, Service, Assembly, etc Utilize SetK, eFDVS, and e-Deviation in the application and assessment of ergonomic standards for vehicle components and drive the compliance or deviation process as needed. Contribute to the development of Package-Ergonomics processes, guidelines, standards and cross-vehicle recommendations Provide input to, and signoff on graphics for controls and displays. Participate in appropriate meetings to support the program(s), including AST, Part II, Part I, Interior/Exterior Feasibility, Feasibility Checkpoint (FC), and Program Package Routinely present ergonomic issues to Program Management/Chiefs.
Program experience and knowledge of GPDS, eFDVS, Feasibility, Checkpoint (FC) Process, and other program driven processes.
0-5 Years required
3-5 preferred years experience with User interface testing
BS or BSE degree specializing in Human Factors/Ergonomics is required (Would also consider an Industrial Engineering degree with concentration in Ergonomics.)
MS or MSE in Human Factors or similar
Passion for engineering and product excellence. Good communication, meeting, and presentation skills. Comfortable with presenting to upper management.
Matt started with Contract Professionals, Inc. in November 2014. He began as a Technical Recruiter assigned to the automotive team. He worked hand in hand with account managers, to spearhead specific projects with CPI's clients. Driven to succeed, Matt achieved his goal(s) within the first year. He continued working on accounts and he learned the leadership process throughout his 4-year career at CPI.
When the opportunity presented itself, he was promoted to Account Manager of the automotive division. He navigates the challenges in this new role by utilizing the senior staff in the office.
Matt was awarded a Bachelor of Art in Environmental Studies at University of Michigan. Matt also received an Associate degree in Automotive Mechanics from a local community college.
Matt is thriving as a new Account Manager at CPI, and he looks forward to the challenges that await him in the workforce solutions industry.