Senior Human Factors Specialist Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 06 / 04 / 2020
Adelaide SA Australia

Job Details

Updated on 2020-08-07 02:56:05

Job Description

About us

Boeing Defence Australia is shaping the future of aerospace and delivering some of the nation's most important programs for the Australian Defence Force.

Joining us is a chance to make your mark, working with a diverse team that is united in pushing the boundaries of imagination and excellence.

We currently employ more than 2,500 people across 14 sites in Australia and three international locations and have a range of opportunities available as we plan for future growth.

The Opportunity

BDA is undergoing significant growth and is looking for a passionate Human Factors Practitioner with experience in a systems engineering environment to join our team. We are seeking technical professionals interested in working collaboratively across an interdisciplinary and multinational team on cutting edge systems, and developing exciting new technologies, to support and grow Australia's defence capability.


In this role, you will use Human Factors methods within a Systems Engineering framework to plan and coordinate activities/procedures to design, develop and verify systems as they relate to safety and human performance. You will have responsibility to support projects in understanding of requirements development and design implications pertaining to human factors and identify potential and realised performance and safety considerations. Leveraging your experience, you will provide guidance and mentorship in the team, and lead specific scopes of work in human factors engineering for projects.

You will also have the opportunity to actively promote the benefit of human factors across the organisation and contribute to the development and growth of this discipline within BDA.


  • Excellent communication skills that enable you to influence outcomes in a team environment

  • A continuous improvement mindset

  • Tertiary degree qualification in psychology, engineering, or other relevant qualifications

  • Experience in human factors engineering in a complex project environment

  • Post-Graduate qualifications in Human Factors is desirable.

  • Applicants must be Australian citizens to meet defence security requirements.


We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and ex-defence personnel are encouraged to apply.


  • Flexible working options

  • Study assistance

  • Salary packaging

  • Employee Incentive Program

  • Global opportunities

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Senior Human Factors Specialist Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 06 / 04 / 2020
Adelaide SA Australia