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VIE within Human Factors and Ergonomics Specialist (d/f/m)

Job Description:

In order to support Human Factors, Airbus Helicopters is looking for a

VIE within Human Factors and Ergonomics Specialist (d/f/m)

You are a highly motivated graduate and want to get to know the work of Human Factors Engineers? Then apply now! We look forward to you supporting us in the technical documentation team as a Volunteer for International Experience.

  • Location: Donauwörth

  • Start: As soon as possible

  • Duration: 12 - 24 months

Definition VIE

The Volunteer for International Experience (VIE) program is an international program sponsored by the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Employment, open to Airbus to offer young professionals the opportunity to have valuable paid work experience abroad in a technical or business function. We are looking for highly motivated graduates aged 18 to 28 years, who are citizens of the European Union (all E.U. nationals, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein). Candidates meeting these criteria and interested in a VIE, please register before your 28th birthday on the website www.civiweb.com . For graduates who would be interested in a career with Airbus, this could be the start of a rewarding future in a dynamic and forward-thinking sector.

Your location

At our Donauwörth site, located on the banks of the river Danube, we develop helicopters from the initial idea to the airworthy product. Watch them take off and touch down on our own on-site test airfield.

Your benefits

  • Work-life balance with a 35-hour week (flexitime).

  • Mobile working after agreement with the department.

  • Traveling overseas or within Germany (team events) is possible after consultation and agreement from the department.

  • International environment with the opportunity to network globally.

  • Work with modern/diversified technologies.

  • At Airbus, we see you as a valuable team member and you are not hired to brew coffee, instead you are in close contact with the interfaces and are part of our weekly team meetings.

  • Opportunity to participate in the Generation Airbus Community to expand your own network.

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Human Factors activities aiming to set design requirements for human-centered design.

  • Developing a requirement matrix for use of illustrations in manuals. Which types of instructions

  • Require illustrations (every line, or only when needed for comprehension)? What are the specs needed for better human comprehension and in which context?

  • What kind of illustrations are needed (2D/3D, static or dynamic)?

  • UX research to gather design recommendations for interface design of software used to view and interact with technical documentation.

Desired skills and qualifications

  • You have completed a Masters studies in the field of Human Factors and Ergonomics or equivalent and are looking to have a first VIE experience.

  • Knowledge of human factors methodology, cognitive sciences/psychology, and/or one of the following scientific disciplines of human factors: ergonomic linguistics, neurosciences, UX research, cognitive ergonomics.

  • A keen interest in human-centered design and reducing the probability of human error.

  • Skills in building experimental protocols and analyzing statistical results.

  • Soft skills: rigorous, good communicator, inquisitive, have the ability to analyze and synthesize.

Please upload the following documents: cover letter, CV, relevant transcripts, letters of reference.

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Mehr als 10.000 Mitarbeiter
Luftfahrt & Verteidigung
Luft- & Raumfahrt, Verteidigung
Mehr als 10 Milliarden $ (USD)

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    Good pension plan and home office rules

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