R&D Engineer_Human Factors in Maplewood, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 2/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Human Factor Engineer

Saint Paul-24+ Contract


Volt is looking for a High Level Human Factors Engineer for an industry leader of medical devices manufacturing.

Minimum of 5 years of relevant human factors/usability engineering experience in hardware-software systems product development; prefer 10+ years experience


  • Proven ability to work with multidisciplinary teams that may include other human factors expert; proven ability to interface with customers in a highly professional manner; proven ability to apply user-centered design and human factors/usability engineering principles to product research, development and design; experience in medical device development; ability to quickly assimilate advanced domain knowledge; excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills

Education: M.S. degree in Human Factors Engineering or Cognitive Psychology or M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering with extensive human factors coursework

Duties: Experienced R&D Engineer-Human Factors to apply human factors and ergonomics expertise to the definition, design, and evaluation of products within the R&D division of Electrophysiology Systems, which is part of the Atrial Fibrillation business unit.; apply knowledge of human factors principles (human performance and limitations – perceptual, cognitive, motor skills, anthropomorphic) and techniques (knowledge acquisition, user-interface design, usability evaluation) to cardiac electrophysiology systems product development;

  • Keep abreast of regulations and best practices for medical device human factors (e.g. IEC 62366, AAMI HE75, ISO 14971, and the latest FDA guidance on applying human factors engineering) and advice management regarding potential improvements to internal processes and regulatory issues related to human factors engineering; Represent in meetings with regulatory agencies, at human factors professional meetings and conferences, and as a member of standards committees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer