Ergonomics Project Manager
Amazon Inc

Ergonomics Project Manager

Full Time 20.56 - 22.04 HOURLY Today
Job description


  • Master’s degree in ergonomics, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering or related fields with a strong emphasis in physical ergonomics/occupational biomechanics.
  • 5+ years of increasing responsibilities in manufacturing, production, or service operations or the ability to show us how your other industry experience will benefit our workplaces.
  • 2+ years direct experience in in industrial settings as a physical human factor/ergonomics engineer.
  • Knowledge and skill applying a variety of field ergonomic methods, including, but not limited to: the NIOSH Lifting Equation and its derivatives, the Strain Index, OCRA, psycho-physical limits, the Recommended Cumulative Recovery Allowance, anthropometry, Metabolic Energy Expenditure equations.
  • Knowledge and skill using digital human modelling applications including but not limited to: 3DSSPP, Siemens Jack, Santos, or equivalent.
  • Strong analytical and statistical background to include quantitative and qualitative data analysis.
  • Knowledge and skill applying predetermined motion time systems including but not limited to: MTM, MOST, MODAPTS or equivalent.
  • Programming/scripting using Python or Matlab.
  • Proven experience in research management, design, and communication shown by way of first author peer reviewed publications, conference proceedings and technical reports.
  • Ergonomic Certification (CPE).
  • Experience implementing lean principles and process improvement in an operational environment.

Other must haves:

1) Technical Competency

Understanding and applying appropriate ergonomic principles and analysis tools to achieve a safe, usable and efficient human centered design is critical to this position. The successful candidate must be able to assess whether single tasks fall within human capabilities and limitations, and the workplace context to enable populations to accomplish a particular set of goals, and manage musculoskeletal risk. The successful candidate must be able to use systematic procedures, principles, and techniques in developing and combining tasks into jobs to make them safe, efficient, effective, and manage musculoskeletal risk.

2) Digital Human Modeling

The successful candidate must have at least some experiences as a digital human modeling user. The applications may include Jack (preferred), Santos, UM 3D SSPP.

The candidate will be working on redesigning existing workstations and buildings to reduce musculoskeletal risk and optimize human performance. In order to do this, they must have experience: (1) measuring force data in the field using direct measurement devices, (2) be able to analyze the data using applicable statistics, (3) model the work environment using digital human modeling CAD applications.

The scope of the potential projects is broad and changing so I can't give you one specific item. I would share an example work product but they are Amazon confidential and we cannot pass them externally.

Open to virtual. They need to be able to travel minimum 50% of the time.

Job Type: Contract

Pay: $60.00 - $70.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift


  • Master's (Preferred)


  • Ergonomics: 5 years (Required)
  • Ergonomist Project Management: 5 years (Required)
  • Matlab: 2 years (Required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 50% (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

Ergonomics Project Manager
Amazon Inc
Seattle, WA
Andrew Jassy
$10+ billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Internet & Web Services
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