Human Factors expert – Vehicle Automation

Are you passionate about Human Factors, interaction design and usability? Would you like to work in the automotive industry and be part of a great team with competent and supporting colleagues? Would you like to contribute to the development of world leading Automated Vehicles?
Join us at Vehicle Automation - Human Behaviour & Perception! We are working with Human Machine Interaction at all levels of automation, from advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) to self-driving vehicles. In your role, you will work in a dynamic and fast moving technology area with many unexplored opportunities. We offer you an innovative environment with a great possibility to shape your own work.
The Human Behaviour & Perception group is a multi-disciplinary team within the Human Factors area. We are responsible for providing human factors input to system design, development, testing and validation of our products, including hazard identification and safety analysis activities. You will be working with end-user needs and defining human factors requirements, building low and high fidelity prototypes (desktop, mockups in VR, driving simulators, real trucks etc.), setting up and analyzing data from studies with in-house experts as well as with customers, truck drivers and operators. We believe teamwork and collaboration is the foundation for great products and also makes an attractive workplace.
We are looking for you with documented working experience in the field of Human Factors preferably within the automotive industry, but experiences from other industries are also of interest. We believe that you have an innovative mindset and want to be part of the ongoing transformation of the automotive business. To succeed in this position you are good at building relations and collaborate with colleagues as well as being self-driven.
You also possess the following skills:
  • M.Sc. In Cognitive Science/Interaction design or similar
  • Profound knowledge in user need driven development and interaction design based on human factors principles
  • Technical understanding of our products and preferably product development experience
  • Proficient in design applications such as Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge in programming mobile or desktop prototypes in tools such as QT
  • Compute various metrics derived from different data sources in Matlab or equivalent programs
  • Confident working in an agile team
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken
You will be a part of the biggest technology shift in the transport industry in decades. At the forefront of Research and Development in the automotive industry, Volvo Group Truck Technology (GTT) offers you the opportunity to be part of designing the next generation of heavy vehicles.
At Volvo Group Trucks Technology, we are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent to differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality, among others. We find that well-balanced work teams increase group dynamics, creativity and new approaches to solutions.
If you find the above interesting, we are looking forward to receive your personal application letter and CV in English.
For further information, please contact:
Ann-Sofi Karlsson, Manager Human Behaviour & Perception, tel: +46 739029701

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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