human factors engineer in Basel

Nicolae-Ionut Baias, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
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basel, basel-stadt
life sciences
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nicolae-ionut baias, basel professionals health care & life sciences
058 201 55 50

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For our client, an international company in Basel we are looking for  Human Factors Engineer
  • Start date: asap 
  • End: 31.12.2022
  • Extension: possible
  • Workplace: Basel
  • Workload: 100%
To support the development of the medical device team we are seeking a human factors engineer to lead human factors activities in developing medical devices/combination product and apps from early phase to late phase development. This position is part of multidisciplinary and international teams, spanning across multiple projects, with human factors engineering being a key element for success.The Human Factors Engineer will provide expert input to the device development teams to establish system, design, operating requirements, support design of packaging, labeling and user interface.Task and Responsabilities:  
  1. Provides human factors support throughout the product development lifecycle including user need identification, development of user profiles and use scenarios, task analysis, use-related risk analysis, generation of hardware and software design concepts, generation of instruction for use (creation graphical userinterfaces, and product graphics), user interface design and instructions for use.
  2. Plans and executes formative and summative user studies, reporting and presenting design recommendations to the project team either using external vendors or using internal facilities.
  3.  Design Instruction for Use and User Interface
  4. Performs anthropometric, biomechanical, ergonomic, and systems safety analyses to identify and assess risk in product development.
  5. Propose design optimization of the developed product.
Must have

• Bachelor’s or Master degree in engineering, ergonomics, psychology, human factors, usability, user interface design, industrial design/graphic design or related discipline.• Excellent skills in English, verbal and written are required.

5 to 10 years of experience in applying Human Factors Engineering/usability to medical devices development, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry, including:

• Good understanding and specific knowledge on applying Human Factors Engineering processes to medicaldevice development from concept generation to health authority submission• Experience in project / program management• Experience in developing apps, software and/or industrial design• Experience in managing user studies (performed by vendors or self-managed)• Experience in developing and documenting Human Factors activities for medical devices as required byregulation• Good understanding of the risk management activitiesNB: HFE degree and experience is a must have