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Senior Human Factors Design Engineer - Contract

Job Title: Senior Human Factors Design Engineer - Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Galway
REF: 99134
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

All applicants must have a working visa for Ireland for this contract role

Contact: Niamh Hlubek
Telephone: 086 8168298

Senior Human Factors Design Engineer - Contract
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Senior Human Factors Design Engineer for their site on a contract basis.

  • Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
  • 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 humanmachine interfaces.
  • Identifies and analyses technological problems or risks, performs theoretical human factors investigations, and develops and implements research and analysis plans.
  • Typically an individual contributor with responsibility in a professional discipline or specialty.
  • Delivers and/or manages projects assigned and works with other stakeholders to achieve desired results. May act as a mentor to colleagues or may direct the work of other lower level professionals.
  • The majority of time is spent delivering and overseeing the projects from design to implementation while and adhering to policies, using specialized knowledge and skills normally acquired through advanced education (typically University).
  • Autonomy: Seasoned individual contributor.
  • Works independently under limited supervision to determine and develop approach to solutions.
  • Coaches and reviews the work of lower level specialists; may manage projects / processes.
  • Organizational Impact: May be responsible for entire projects or processes within job area.
  • Contributes to the completion of work group objectives, through building relationships and consensus to reach agreements on assignments. Innovation and Complexity: Problems and issues faced are difficult, and may require understanding of multiple issues, job areas or specialties.
  • Makes improvements of processes, systems or products to enhance performance of the job area. Analysis provided is in-depth in nature and often provides recommendations on process improvements.
  • Communication and Influence: Communicates with senior internal and external customers and vendors. Exchange information of facts, statuses, ideas and issues to achieve objective, and influence decision making. Leadership and Talent Management: May provide guidance, coaching and training to other employees within job area. May manage projects, requiring delegation of work and review of others' work product.
  • Required Knowledge and Experience: Requires advanced knowledge of job area combining breadth and depth, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • May have practical knowledge of project management. Requires a University Degree and minimum of 4-7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.

For further information on this Senior Human Factors Design Engineer role in Galway please contact Niamh Hlubek 086 8168298 /

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