Human Factors Design Engineer

Location: Middleton, Massachusetts
Posted On: 6/15/2017
Job Code: HFDE_MN_3255
Job Description
Industry : Leading Medical Device Manufacturing Company
Location : Minneapolis MN 55432
Job Title : Human Factors Design Engineer
Duration : 05 months (Possibility of Extension)

Position description:
In this position, the Human Factors Engineer will apply knowledge of human performance (perceptual, cognitive and motor skills) and human factors techniques to identify user needs, requirements, and inform design across the product lifecycle. Activities will include: field research to identify user needs and work flows; task analysis; software and hardware user interface design evaluations; usability testing; risk assessment; and post-launch outcomes analysis.

Position responsibilities:
• Conduct field studies/research and apply the outcomes to requirements definition, concept development, and detailed design.
• Work closely with marketing, product planning, engineering, manufacturing, and regulatory to produce design solutions that meet user needs and take into account business needs and manufacturing constraints.
• Prepare sketches and rendered design illustrations for presentation of design concepts. Direct the development of physical mock-ups and interactive prototypes of design concepts.
• Plan and conduct end user evaluations of product concepts, analyze data, document evaluation methods and results; and present design recommendations to the product team.
• Maintain knowledge of regulatory and industry requirements for Human Factors in medical device development and perform Human Factors activities within the constraints of a regulated environment.
• Ensure personal understanding of all quality policy/system items that are applicable.
• Follow all work/quality procedures to ensure quality system compliance and high quality work.
• Travel globally up to 20% of the time.

Basic qualifications:
• 2+ years of experience with Bachelors Degree; or
• 1+ years of experience with Masters Degree; or
• 0-2+ years of experience with PhD.
• Experience designing and evaluating software or hardware products using principles of Human Factors and Ergonomics
• Experience working with multidisciplinary teams and other Human Factors experts.
Category:Non-IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Engineering, User Interface Design, Compliance, Marketing, COM, Direct3D, Research

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Vishnu Krishnan