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Human Factors Engineer

Switzerland   •  CHF90 - CHF100 per hour  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

Our leading medical diagnostic company is currently looking to hire a Human Factors Engineer on an initial 12 months contract role.

As a Human Factors Engineer you will play a key role in the development of the next generation of medical devices that can diagnose critical diseases.

You will be responsible to orchestrate and document studies aimed to provide insights for the development team to improve the design as well as to provide objective evidence that the design outputs of a certain phase in the product development life-cycle are meeting all requirements. As part of the HFE team you will play a key role in assisting the project teams assess the quality and quantity of Human Factors work required to pass internal milestones and ultimately gain acceptance from regulatory bodies.

The perfect candidate has a Master degree in human factor engineering as well as at least 7 years of experience in both product development and human factor engineering within the MedTech environment. The candidate should have a profound knowledge of risk analysis.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

? Be the voice of our clients patients and users in every product related discussion
?Analyze user profiles, tasks, hazard-related use scenarios, usability risks and requirements
?Responsible for creating medical device usability deliverables according to IEC 62366 and the FDAs guidance on Human Factors Engineering
?Create and facilitate workshops with the product teams to gather system-level information and to coordinate the design deliverables
?Plan formative and summative usability studies and coordinate external suppliers in the process
?Prepare, maintain and review Usability Engineering Files for multiple products
?Advocate for safety, efficacy, accessibility, quality and usability for end-users at our clients company
?Provide guidance and mentorship to more junior designers supporting them on professional development, output and productivity

Must Haves:

? You hold a MS in Science, Industrial Engineering, Human Factors Engineering or other related technical field *****
? 7+ years experience in applied Human Factor Engineering and in Design Control Management *****
? You have experience in the Usability Engineering process for medical devices ****
? You are experienced in planning, executing and documenting usability studies in the medical field. **
? You have good knowledge of the ISO 14971, IEC 62304 **
? You have experience collecting and analyzing physiological and behavioral data. **
? You have experience in creating, facilitating and analyzing workshops with customers and stakeholders
? You have excellent presentation skills and ability to communicate know-how, experiences, ideas, solutions and deliverables effectively and persuasively
? You are fluent in English.

Achieva is a specialist international recruitment consultancy with over 25 years? experience of working within the life sciences, biotech, healthcare and CRO industries. Our experienced and dedicated clinical research related consultants have a long history of success, excellent technical knowledge and a flexible, consultative focussed approach to recruitment.

Mark Cussens 

Tel: +44 1727 817623

  • Agency: Achieva Group Limited
  • Reference: BH-34644
  • Posted: 16th May 2023
  • Expires: 13th June 2023

Achieva Group Limited

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