Human Factors Engineer

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00048513
  • Consultant: Dennis Beltman
  • Contact: 41 (0) 782508443
  • Date Published: 10.07.2020
  • Sector: Medical Devices
  • Location: East Switzerland
  • Discipline: Technical - Validation

CK QLS are recruiting for a Human Factors Engineer to join a global medical device company who has been support patients in their recovery from Covid. The position is offered on a permanent basis, based at their site in the canton of Graubünden.

Human Factors Engineer Role: The main purpose of the role will be to:

  • Support and contribute to the fact that the ventilation technology can be quickly put into practice.
  • Represent normative and legal requirements as well as human factors practices and human factors/usability standards (62366, 60601-1-6, HF75).
  • Support of project teams from a human factor's perspective.
  • Creation of documents relevant to Human Factors, creation and maintenance of technical documentation as well as checking the completeness and correctness of project documentation.

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Researching around standards and support for user-relevant risk analysis.
  • Planning and implementation of formative and summative human factors studies.
  • Communication with external consultancies for the implementation of human factors studies as well as communication with national health authorities/testing institutes (FDA, TÜV/TIA).

Your Background: In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Studied Psychology or Engineering with a focus on human factors engineering or human-machine interaction.
  • Experience in conducting studies in the field of human factors.
  • Experience in international approvals in the field of medical devices especially 510 (k) and Health Canada is an advantage.
  • Experience in medical technology and knowledge of the ISO 62366 and IEC 60601 series are an advantage.
  • Fluent in German and English.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an international medical device company.

Apply: For more information or to apply for this Human Factors Engineer position, please contact Dennis Beltman on 41 (0) 782508443 or email, quoting job ref 48513.

Please could you send any correspondence in English.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in Switzerland.

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