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Ergonomics Engineer General
Ref No.: 18-02151
Location: DEARBORN, Michigan
  • 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.
  • Synthesize findings into actionable insights.
  • Modeling information structures, screen layouts, screen flows and other UI attributes Provide input to, and signoff on graphics for controls and displays.
  • 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
  • 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.
Skills Required:
MS Office-Word, Excel, PowerPoint Minitab or equivalent Adobe illustrator or Photoshop
Skills Preferred:
Client Program experience and knowledge of GPDS eFDVS, Feasibility Checkpoint (FC) Process and other program driven process. CAD application experience (Catia preferred)
Experience Required:
0-5 years
Experience Preferred:
0-5 years minimum, 3-5 years of ergonomic automotive experience preferred.
Education Required:
BS degree specializing in Human Factors/Ergonomics is required (would also consider Industrial or Automotive Engineering with focus on ergonomics)
Education Preferred:
MS in Human Factors