Human Factors – Graduate


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.

Could you be the full-time Human Factors - Graduate based at our Melbourne office?

Purpose of the Position

  • Reporting to the Industrial Design and Human Factors Manager, you will work directly with our projects and bid teams for rollingstock in Australia. This diverse role will support the design review, development and production of various rail vehicules considering driver facilities, passenger areas and maintenance.
  • You will form a critical interface with our customer and relevant stakeholders to ensure our products are fit for purpose.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide evidence-based advice to experienced engineers to ensure systems consider human factors
  • Develop and maintain a Human Factors Management Plan and Issues Registry throughout the project lifecycle
  • Develop anthropometric data sets, test procedures, task error / workload analysis, questionnaire definition and interpretation of feedback / lessons learned
  • Prepare questionnaire, drive tests with customers using mock-up and support design evolution
  • Utilise methodologies for workload analysis, human error and human reliability analysis
  • Align human factors outputs in a timely way to verify and validate the systems engineering approach through the various project phases
  • Heuristic analysis with Norman & Nielsen or Bastien & Scapin methodology

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Factors or similar field of study (industrial design, ergonomics, psychology

You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!

Important to note

As a global business, we're an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We're committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply.

We recognize that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email:

As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol.

For more information, please contact Shivagni Kumar - Talent Acquisition Specialist

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This is a rare opportunity to join an industry leader in the transport and rail sector, where you will gain invaluable exposure on an exciting and challenging project. If you believe you have the right skills, please APPLY NOW!

What we can offer:

  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Free gym membership
  • Flexible working options
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Bridging leave
You’ve got this!