With over 45'000 consultants around the world and revenue of EUR. 2.9 Bn, the Altran Group is the undisputed global leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D).
In Switzerland, Altran employs more than 250 consultants and aims towards large growth with offices located in Zürich, Basel, Lausanne and Geneva.
Altran deploys its expertise particularly in : - Life Sciences (Pharma, Biotech, and Medical Devices),- Industry, Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Railways,- Financial Services : P&C Insurance, Health Insurance, Reinsurance, Banking- Telecoms- Public sectorOur offerA permanent contract with the leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting A multi-stage model with career opportunities through specialization prospects with over 250'000 consultants around the world and a Group revenue (Altran / CapGemini) of EUR.
17 Bn, the Altran Group is the undisputed global leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D) In Switzerland, Altran employs more than 400 consultants and aims towards large growth with offices located in Zürich, Basel, Lausanne and Geneva.
Your roleTo support the development of the medical device team we are seeking a human factors engineer to lead all related activities in developing medical devices / combination product and apps from early phase to late phase development.
This position is part of multidisciplinary and international teams, spanning across multiple projects, with human factors engineering being a key element for success.
Responsabilities : The Human Factors Engineer will provide expert input to the device development teams to establish system, design, operating requirements, support design of packaging, labelling and user interfaceThe candidate will be responsible for independently leading, planning, executing and reporting of human factors studies with users to evaluate the user interface design and propose improvementTasks : Roll out the Human Factors strategy by planning the activities accordingly and performing / documenting the planned activities (e.
g. user studies, design input)Strong communication and negotiation skills are key to influence diverse stakeholdersProvides human factors support 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, generation of instruction for use (creation graphical user interfaces, and product graphics), user interface design and instructions for usePlans and executes formative and summative user studies, reporting and presenting design recommendations to the project team either using external vendors or using internal facilitiesDesign Instruction for Use and User Interface Performs anthropometric, biomechanical, ergonomic, and systems safety analyses to identify and assess risk in product developmentPropose design optimization of the developed productYour profileBachelor’s or Master degree in engineering, ergonomics, psychology, human factors, usability, user interface design, industrial design / graphic design or related disciplineExcellent skills in English, verbal and written are requiredAn ideal candidate would have a relevant degree and 5 to 10 years of experience in applying Human Factors Engineering / usability to medical devices development, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry, including : Good understanding and specific knowledge on applying Human Factors Engineering processes to medical device development from concept generation to health authority submission Experience in project / program management Experience in developing apps, software and / or industrial design Experience in managing user studies (performed by vendors or self-managed) Experience in developing and documenting Human Factors activities for medical devices as required by regulation Good understanding of the risk management activitiesJob TitleHuman Factors EngineerVacancy Reference Number22108Work SiteSwitzerland / CHE - All Regions / Zürich Contract TypePermanent Full-Time Minimum number of years of experience required5 years of experience and more