CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE

VE012

JOB TITLE

VEHICLE AREA

Ergonomics Lead Engineer

VEHICLE ENGINEERING

JOB DESCRIPTION

Ergonomics Target setting and issue management during the duration of the project
Lead cross-functional ergo-technical issue resolution, providing innovative solutions for problems.
Preparing Ergonomics & Daily life usage status reports for gateway papers as part of program deliverables.
Report on results or conclusions of Human Factors engineering and Ergonomics activities, such as testing, investigation, or validation.
Analyse Vehicle Attribute Profile and benchmarks for Ergonomics and Flexibility (storages & seats folding etc.) topics.
Competitor vehicle analysis, performing feature evaluations, CAD benchmarking and setting feature targets for various on-going projects across multiple programs.
Responsible for ergonomics subjective evaluations on the built vehicles/seating bucks.
Plan testing of designs, related to the usability and UI of the product (graphical and physical).
Apply CAD modelling or quantitative analysis (such as FMEA) to forecast events, such as human decisions or behaviours, in particular related to potential hazardous situations, to ensure the safety and usability of designs.
Develop relevant CAD proposals, methods, plans, reports and reviews of Ergonomics and Human Factors (and associated areas) works.
Creating and Maintaining CV spec (geometric targets and keep out zones) in Catia V5
Jointly responsible for the Vehicle Packaging drawing, develop and monitor achievement of overall vehicle technical targets integrating Design, CAE, legal and performance criteria
Be responsible for creating & documenting vehicle package & ergonomics design guidelines
Creation, modification, management & delivery of ergonomics & design physical buck
Manage evaluation of mock ups and experiments for Vehicle Concept � Package department
Collect data through direct observational studies or witnessing of tests to inform or evaluate design offerings
Develop or implement research methodologies and statistical analysis plans to test and evaluate developmental prototypes used in new products.
Advocate for end users during the entire product development process and product lifecycle in collaboration with other teams including design managers, quality department, product research & development and testing.
Mentor colleagues worldwide in areas of ergonomics, smart tools in CAD and MS office.
Conduct assessments and surveys, of users and customers, to collect information on topics to evidence requirements of designs.
Conduct research to evaluate potential solutions related to work/in-use demands on the user.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Viewed as an expert in your field with in-depth knowledge relating to Ergonomics and Human Machine Interface for automotive and consumer brands.
Background in Product Design, Ergonomics and Human Factors research activities.
Proven track record of applying Ergonomics and Human Factors approaches and solutions to design development in and/or for industry (e.g., Aerospace, Automotive).
Technical, personal and business credibility to work effectively with cross-functional teams and at different levels inside the organisation.
Perseverance to get the correct result. Passion for success.
BE/B Tech/ME/M Tech in Mechanical Engineering/Product Design/ Ergonomics with extensive experience.
Should have worked in Physical Ergonomics (human factors) and driver interface systems.
Can identify and rectify ergonomic needs and problems virtually & physically
Good knowledge of homologation activities connected with Ergo and HMI area. (Vehicle Level Homologation support and integration)
Knowledge of ergonomics standards for different markets.
Ability to create new methodology for ergonomic assessments.
Proficient in operating CATIA V5, Teamcenter, CAVA, Ramsis, Delmia.
Knowledge of basic vehicle architecture analysis.
Exposure to AR/VR usage in HMI and Ergonomics domain.
Maintaining CV spec (targets and keep out zones) in Catia V5
Experience with Interior & Infotainment, ADAS systems
Experience with Occupant Set-up, Vision & Ergonomics Assessments

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