Senior Human Factors Engineer

Job Reference: WM-1783

Location: Cambridgeshire

Salary: £50,000-£60,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


  • Leading the human factors engineering efforts in the company’s research and development team
  • Engineer subsystems and interfaces to improve user experience whilst at the same time considering the cost and manufacturability of the design
  • Lead the planning, moderating and analysing of risk and opportunities
  • Lead the planning, moderating and reporting of formative and summative usability studies
  • Help mentor, teach and grow colleagues

To join our world-class team, you’ll be an excellent team-player, comfortable working in a non-hierarchical environment and enthusiastic and just as keen as we are to produce a world-class medical product. Specific skills and attributes we are looking for include:

  • Previous significant experience in working as part of a development team to meet Human factors and usability objectives in a dynamic, challenging and exciting environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills across a diverse range of engineering, clinical and business disciplines
  • Articulate; to ensure we excel, you’ll need to be a strong communicator (whether that’s in what you say or what you write) with excellent attention to detail
  • Not only will you be comfortable observing and interviewing people in clinical situations, you’ll also be great at putting them at ease
  • A proven ability to synthesise a lot of information and distil it into meaningful actions
  • A track record of consistently producing valuable, well-written, deliverables containing solid and actionable recommendations

It would be great if you had some or all the following hands-on experience:

  • Applying human factors methodologies for EU, ISO & FDA regulated medical devices
  • The pragmatic application of IEC 62366 and HE-75 in the development of medical devices

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, If you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK