Position title
Human Factors Engineer – Medical Devices

A renowned medical devices firm based in Cambridge are looking to expand their R&D division by bringing on board a talented Human Factors Engineer.

For this role we are looking for people who love solving complex design problems and who enjoy working in multi-disciplinary teams.

As a Human Factors Engineer, you will be working on several advanced engineering projects aimed at improving and/or saving people’s lives. You will be utilising your human factors knowledge and experience and apply it to real-world, invasive, and hand-held medical devices. This could range from working on drug delivery devices, making them as user-friendly as possible, through to surgical robotic systems, researching into both patient needs, and healthcare professionals needs.

You will be working closely with world-class engineers as well as surgeons, nurses and healthcare professionals, to ensure their feedback is translated into the usability of the product. The aim of your work is to improve the usability of the product, which will in turn lower the risk to patients.

To be considered for this exciting role you will understand human factors principles as well as having knowledge of the medical devices sector, coupled with strong academics in product design, human factors or psychology. You will also need to possess an open mind and show that you like to challenge ideas and that you can draw meaningful conclusions from user research and feedback.

In exchange for your skills and expertise, the company offer a tailored package, as well as providing excellent career progression. They also offer an excellent pension and performance bonus. The company are at a really exciting stage of development which has recently culminated in the opening of new labs and workshops.

For more information, make an application now and a consultant in our team will be in touch to talk through this opportunity further.

Newton Colmore is a specialist recruitment agency dedicated to connecting our clients with the experts they need to develop medical devices and biotechnology products and services.

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
By arrangement - ASAP
Duration of employment
Medical Devices
Job Location
Cambridge, UK
Working Hours
Monday to Friday
Date posted
25th August 2023
Valid through
27th November 2023
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Apply below or email directly: matthew.lowdon@newtoncolmore.com

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