Human Factors Engineer in Basel

Mischa Camen, Zürich IT Professionals
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Basel, Basel-Stadt
Life Sciences
Mischa Camen, Zürich IT Professionals
058 201 56 60
jetzt bewerben


Main responsibilities:

  • Plan, design and manage Human Factors studies including formative and summative evaluation. Write and review study protocol and reports
  • Plan and execute device validation strategy, analyze and report study results
  • Perform use-related risk management, including task analysis and user risk analysis
  • Write design control documentation including user requirements and design input specifications, as well as submission documentation related to Human Factors, including briefing books and HFE summary reports
  • Manage external supplier relationships, define and manage external packages and work internally with procurement to identify new suppliers and establish contracts
  • Create instructions for use and training material for clinical trial and commercial purposes and provide clinical investigation in support of the device clinical studies, and country representative training in support of commercial launch


  • Human Factors engineering experience in medical device /combination product development is preferred. We will consider looking at filling this position with an individual with general considerable device development experience (e.g. quality engineers) with exposure to human factors engineering work and processes
  • Experience in designing formative and summative usability studies, including protocol development, IRB/ Ethics committee submissions, data analysis and report writing
  • Experience with Health Authority interactions
  • Illustration skills with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, and experience in developing instructions for use and training materials are a plus
  • Bachelors degree or higher in an applicable technical discipline. Appropriate technical disciplines may include: Human Factors Engineering, Ergonomics, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Cognitive Psychology, Quality Engineering or similar disciplines.
  • Fluent English, German is a plus

Additional skills:

  • Good stakeholder management skills in combination with well-developed communication skills as well as good presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel is required

If your profile fits to the requirements above I am looking forward to receive your application.