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Human Factors Engineering Intern

Requisition Number: P12319

Region: US
State: Wisconsin
City: Hudson


  • Contribute during all phases of the product development cycle with particular emphasis on Human Factors Engineering and Usability Assessment.
  • Collaborate on user needs/requirements gathering activities including ethnographic research, use case analysis, and/or task analysis.
  • Perform analytical use risk analysis to predict and/or assess use error risk potential and identify design mitigations.
  • Support formative usability studies during concept development and summative usability studies for human factors validation.
  • Assist with conformance to Design Control and FDA guidance to ensure product quality through human factors focused technical reviews.
  • Participate in the development and refinement of standard operating procedures related to Human Factors Engineering, with close connection to the Product
  • Development Process and Quality Management System.
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned.

Qualifications - Education & Experience

  • Active pursuit of Bachelor or advanced degree (MS/PhD) in Human Factors, Cognitive/Experimental Psychology, or other related field.

Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

  • Medical device development experience (especially drug delivery), familiarity with medical environments/terminology, and strong sense of empathy for clinicians and patients is highly desired.
  • Understanding of current medical device Human Factors standards and FDA requirements (ie. ISO/IEC-62366, ANSI/HE 75, etc.) is desired.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with qualitative and quantitative data analysis methodologies.
  • Excellent writing, organizational, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills are essential.
  • Self-directed and able to work effectively within a team environment.
  • Strong computer skills and competency with applicable video editing and statistical analysis software.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace and navigate through ambiguity while keeping the end goal in focus. 
  • Ability to understand and follow applicable safety, quality, and environmental programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed.

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