Human Factors Engineer (HF +UXD)

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  • Andover, MA

Title: Human Factors Engineer (HF +UXD)

Location: Andover, MA – HYBRID REMOTE

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The HF+UXD engineer will serve as an individual contributor to medical device project teams for human factors engineering and user experience design – engaging in product design work and independent review, including the following:

  • Usability Planning & Execution
  • Human Factors & User Experience Tools
  • User Needs/Requirements & User Risk Assessment
  • Generative Research & Front-End Innovation
  • Formative Evaluation, Design Validation, and Summative Human Factor Design Validation

 

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • 5+ years of technical experience, with demonstrated success in leading teams engaged in research technology and/or product development (medical device industry preferred).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field (human factors engineering, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial design)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a user interface and/or human factors engineering role (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of applicable standards and industry guidance for medical devices and usability engineering including: IEC 62366-1, FDA Guidance for Human Factors (2016), ISO 13485, FDA Guidance for Design Controls, ISO 14971
  • Capable of performing usability studies and translating HF+UXD findings into user-needs/requirements, user risk, and/or design solutions related to the user interface

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Full proficiency in Microsoft Office and Project required
  • Proficient at least one of the following to support innovation, design, and development:
    • Sketching or Graphic Design
    • 3D Modeling and Drafting (SolidWorks Preferred)
    • Wire Fame and Programming
    • Prototyping
  • Experience and/or knowledge of usability and human factors tools and testing/evaluation methods
  • Experience developing risk-based use FMEA and hazard analyses
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate concepts, ideas and knowledge effectively and clearly to other individuals and teams
  • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, critical thinking, decision-making skills, and commitment to Diabetes Care are essential.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as a good background in product development processes
  • Ability to work comfortably with ambiguity and operate effectively in white spaces
  • Ability to operate in a matrix organization and work effectively with leadership, other functions, and across geographic and organization boundaries to obtain results is required