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Total Vehicle Evaluation Human Factors Engineer II

Company: Hyundai-KIA America Technical Center
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionHyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) is currently looking for a Total Vehicle Evaluation Human Factors Engineer at our Irvine, California facility.Responsibilities:Evaluate Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis development vehicles for Human Factors / Usability issues related to vehicle controls, displays, seats, visibility, control usability, and interior packaging. Perform competitive benchmarking activities for upcoming vehicle development projects, specifically focused on Human Factors and Ergonomics considerations.Track issues throughout the development process for prototype and pilot vehicle projects.Plan and execute outsourced research clinics, typically related to seat comfort or usability. Prepare test plan, submit requests for quotes, supervise clinic day-to-day activities, conduct daily summary meetings, and prepare technical report.Provide Human Factors knowledge and support for Ride and Drive evaluations, Engineering Clinics, and Seat Clinics for other groups and engineers.Analyze customer feedback survey results (JD Power IQS/VDS/APEAL, Enprecis, Consumer Reports, etc.) and conduct customer preference terface regularly with Hyundai and Kia affiliates in North America.Support additional development activities at our Proving Ground in California City, CA.Perform vehicle evaluations at Hyundai and Kia North American manufacturing plants.Perform additional projects as needed.Create and present clear & concise technical reports.Work in a small team environment as well as independently.Travel up to 30%, domestically and internationally to support product development and testing.Experience and SkillsBachelors of Science degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field of study3 or more years of relevant engineering experience in the automotive industry, with Human Factors emphasisThorough knowledge of human factors and ergonomics conceptsFamiliarity with CAD/CATIA, FaroArm measurements, and SAE J826 manikin measurementsA general understanding of vehicle dynamics, NVH, braking, and powertrain systemsCompetent in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel & PowerPoint)Good project management and technical writing skillsFlexibility in handling multiple projects and changing prioritiesAbility to work in a culturally diverse team environmentValid Drivers License and satisfactory driving recordCandidates applying for positions with Hyundai must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.HATCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Disabled and Veteran. VEVRAA Federal contractor.Full-Time/RegularSDL2017

Keywords: Hyundai-KIA America Technical Center, Irvine , Total Vehicle Evaluation Human Factors Engineer II, Other , Irvine, California

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