27 days old

Senior R&D Human Factors Design Engineer

Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Senior R&D Human Factors Design Engineer


Santa Rosa, California, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

3 days ago

**Careers that Change Lives**


At Medtronic, we value what makes you unique. Be part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress and deliver meaningful innovations


At our Research Development Department in Medtronic, plc, we focus on the development of cutting-edge medical devices in the Cardiac and Vascular space. Our Engineers are directly involved in the development of innovative products for use in medical procedures. Human Factors Design Engineers are directly involved in the design and development of innovative medical devices

Come for a job, stay for a career!


Applies human performance principles, methodologies, and technologies to the design of human-machine systems and products.

Develops and implements research methodologies and statistical analysis plans to test and evaluate developmental prototypes used in all phases of products development and processes.

Designs and executes tests to simulate product use for the purposes of concept selection/refinement, requirements development, use-related risk identification and formal usability validation with intended users.

Interfaces with design engineers to establish system design, operating, and training requirements and to ensure optimized human-machine interfaces by providing Human Factors support, including identifying, planning, monitoring, and executing Human Factors tasks for projects.

Develops task analysis, use error analysis, human factors and usability-related requirements, generation of concepts (creation of physical models and prototypes), graphical (software) user interface design, usability testing, risk management, and post-launch outcomes analysis.

Identifies and analyzes technological problems or risks, performs theoretical human factors investigations, and develops and implements research and analysis plans.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

**Nice to Have**


Degree in relevant Engineering / Science or related discipline. Advanced degree desirable but not necessary

Experience in industrial/human factors engineering in medical device development.

You are experienced in medical device usability regulatory standards and requirements.

You are experienced in writing formative and summative usability test protocols and reports, and designing instructions for use (IFU) documents

You are experienced in moderating usability studies that have been used for regulatory submissions.

You have the ability to integrate creative skills with innovative problem-solving techniques to support development of design concepts.

You have experience completing field case research and case study observation with proven ability to apply findings into human interface requirements.

You are a dynamic team player, with a proven ability to integrate into and influence multidisciplinary teams.

You are a good communicator and have strong oral and written technical communication skills.

Travel expectation, up to 20% to Europe and United States

Medtronic offer a competitive Salary and flexible Benefits Package

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2021-04-08 Expires: 2021-06-03

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