3175 Human Factors Engineer
The Device Development group has an opportunity available for a Human Factors Engineer.
Responsibilities of this position include the following:
Provides human factors engineering expertise to project teams developing combination product drug delivery devices, taking into consideration all aspects of the user, the intended use, the use environment, and the drug therapy being delivered.
Collaborates with multi-functional teams including Device Engineering, Regulatory, Clinical, Quality, Marketing, and Program Management to inform and guide development of innovative products and ensure that those products are safe and easy to use.
As part of product development, conducts human factors engineering activities within device development programs including ethnographic research, requirements definition research, use-related risk analysis, formative usability assessments, and final summative design validation studies.
Develops instructions for use and training materials for clinical trial and commercial purposes.
Ability to write formative and summative usability study protocols and reports, and author human factors summary reports consistent with health authority expectations. This experience is required for the Engineer II level.
Ability to work cross-functionally on risk management activities.
Ability to design instructions for use (IFU) documents and training materials for medical devices/combination products and conducting usability testing of them. This experience is required for the Engineer II level.
Experience interfacing with external consultancies, or as part of an external consultancy team that supports the design and development of new medical devices is required for the Engineer II level.
Demonstrated ability to analyze data, including knowledge and proficiency with basic statistics.
Proven ability to clearly communicate how study results can be implemented into design.
Bachelor’s degree in Human Factors Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Cognitive Psychology, Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline.