Duration: 3-4 months with possible extension
Possesses educational qualifications and work experience as established by engineering schools, employers and licensing authorities for employment in the various disciplines of engineering, i.e. Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Chemical etc.
Main Purpose Of Role:
Owns pre-defined tasks within a larger usability engineering effort such as usability specifications, use error risk analysis, formative usability studies, and usability validation studies, and drives them to on-time, high quality completion. Plans and conducts customer and competitive research to identify, prioritize/develop new projects, create detailed usability improvement plans/concepts, select/manage external usability design resources, and lead internal and external development resources. Applies advanced usability improvement principles to the evaluation and solution of complex product design problems. Remains abreast of and consults on usability improvement advancements. Exercises independent judgment in the planning, organizing and performing work, monitors performance and reports status to manager.
Investigates and defines usability requirements for new product/feature development and facilitates the translation into new projects through formative testing. Works with field and medical personnel to define the user experience these products/features.
Gathers and analyzes use errors and issues for medical devices and translates these into specific system risk mitigations.
Creates detailed usability improvement concepts and leads design teams. Works across product lines, internal departments, and Company sites to create and manage usability improvement plans and usability standards.
Simulates or tests aspects of new projects to evaluate prototypes and optimizes the user experience.
Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
Creates and refines usability related processes, and trains others in their use.
Produce documentation, reports and analysis that adheres to FDA Guidelines for usability, as well as IEC Standards 62366 and 60601-1-6.