Ergonomics Engineer

Dearborn, MI

Posted: 06/07/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Automotive Job Number: 19-01226
Position Description:
Single point of contact for specified program team(s) for the Ergonomic Attribute which includes all digital as well as physical user interfaces. For assigned program, assure full compliance to ergonomic requirements (Trustmark, SDS, etc.) working with Design Studio, Design and Release activates, and Vehicle Engineering activities. 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 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. Provide input to, and signoff on graphics for controls and displays. Evaluate vehicle controls for all aspects of light, sound and haptic feel harmony. Evaluate vehicle for all aspects of customer interior stowage Contribute to the development of Ergonomics processes, guidelines, standards and cross-vehicle recommendations. Routinely present ergonomic issues to Program Management and Chiefs.

Skills Preferred:
Ford Program experience and knowledge of GPDS, eFDVS, Feasibility Checkpoint (FC) Process, and other program driven process.

Experience Required:
0-5 years

Experience Preferred:
3-5 yrs preferred wth concentration in Human Factor, HMI, HCI, User Experience

Education Required:
BS degree specializing in Human Factors/Ergonomics is required (would also consider Industrial Engineering or Automotive Eng degree with applicable ergonomics experience)

Education Preferred:
MS in Human Factors

Additional Information:
Passion for engineering and product excellence. Good communication, meeting, and presentation skills, comfort with a dynamic work environment . Ideal candidate should possess great people skills and should have the ability to integrate seamlessly into the program team environment

Greg Allen
Senior Technical Recruiter

With over 14 years of recruiting experience, Greg specializes in recruiting military veterans for Contract Professionals, Inc.'s defense clients nationwide (CONUS)and overseas (OCONUS). Part of his job is to also mentor new CPI recruiters and assist them in meeting their career objectives.

Greg takes great pride in his ability to support our military veterans, as they navigate the transition process. This includes providing transitioning military personnel with job information and vital career guidance, after they are discharged from the military. Greg regularly works to support transitioning military personnel and veterans by matching their skills to a rewarding career within their area of expertise.

Greg holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Western Michigan University.

He enjoys golf, cooking, travel, music and most sports!  Go Broncos!

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