• Contract
  • Basel/NW Region
  • Recruiter: Marta Gruszecka-Pikusa

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Human Factors Engineer 

Our client is a pioneer in Drug Discovery and Development and one of the frontrunners in Personalised Healthcare. As the world's largest R&D spender in the pharmaceutical and diagnostics domain, they work in a vast number of drug discovery & therapeutic areas and are highly recognized internationally. We are looking for a Human Factors Engineer for a 12 months contract to be based in the Zug area.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Represent patients' voice in every discussion related to products, champion safety, efficacy, accessibility, quality and usability for end-users;
  • Perform user profile analysis, analyze tasks, hazard-related use scenarios, usability risks and requirements, be responsible for the creation of medical device usability deliverables according to relevant standards (FDA Human Factors Engineering guidelines and IEC 62366);
  • Coordinate design deliverables by running workshops with the product teams, plan formative and summative usability studies, coordinate external suppliers;
  • Prepare, maintain and review Usability Engineering Files for multiple products.

Requirements and Experience:

  • Relevant Swiss working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required;
  • MS in Science, Industrial Engineering, Human Factors Engineering or other related technical field;
  • 7+ years of experience in applied Human Factors Engineering and in Design Control Management;
  • Experience in the Usability Engineering process for medical devices, good knowledge of the ISO 14971, IEC 62304, experience in planning, executing and documenting usability studies in the medical field;
  • Excellent communication skills in English.

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