Human Factors Expert - Basel

  • Salary: 80 CHF per hour
  • REF Number: 00047270
  • Consultant: Jocelyn Blackham
  • Contact: 0041 (0) 41782516595
  • Date Published: 06.01.2020
  • Sector: Medical Devices
  • Location: Basel Area
  • Discipline: Technical - Production/Manufacturing

Jocelyn Blackham is recruiting for a Human Factorsl Expert to join a global Medical Device organisation at their site based in Basel on a contract basis for 6 months.

The main purpose of the role will be to:

  • Support planning, execution and reporting of human factors studies and user interface design, according to current regulations and guidelines within the medical device and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Provide human factors support/documentation throughout the product development lifecycle including user needs identification, development of user profiles and use scenarios, task analysis, use-related risk analysis, generation of hardware and software design concepts, user interface design and instructions for use.
  • Plan and execute formative and summative user studies, reporting and presenting design recommendations to the project team.

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting use related risk analysis during product development.
  • Supporting IFU design and development.
  • Close collaboration with cross-functional stakeholders (e.g. risk management, Drug Regulatory Affairs, clinical development…).

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

  • Bachelor's or Master degree in engineering, ergonomics, human factors, usability or related discipline.
  • Excellent skills in English, verbal and written are required. Other language skills, e.g. French, German are advantageous.
  • Good understanding of medical devices development processes in general.
  • Specific knowledge on applying Human Factors Engineering processes to medical device development from concept generation to health authority submission.

  • Experience in managing external suppliers for user studies (formative and summative studies).

  • Good understanding of the risk management activities.
  • Good communication and problem solving in the team and across organizational boundaries.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading company in its field.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jocelyn Blackham on 0041 (0) 782 516 595 or email applicationsqls@ckqls.ch. Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote reference 47270 in all correspondence.

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