Usability Manager / Human Factors Engineer

One of the UK`s most exciting product development companies is looking for an experienced Human Factors Engineer / Usability Manager to join their team.


  • Lead, guide, coach and mentor the team ensuring milestones and timelines are maintained and met.
  • • Develop and implement creative ergonomic and usability solutions.
  • • Help to ensure the product meets the needs of the Surgeons, Nurses and Healthcare
    Professionals who will work with it.
  • • Lower the risk to patients associated with user errors and misuse of the clinical system
    • Engineer subsystems and interfaces to improve user experience whilst at the same time considering the cost and manufacturability of the design.
  • • Support the planning, moderating and analysis of risk and opportunities.
  • • Support the planning, moderating and reporting of formative and summative usability studies.



  • Bachelor or master’s degree (2.1 or above) in a relevant discipline such as Human Factors, Ergonomics, Ethnography or similar with 3+years industry experience involving medical devices or healthcare products.
  • • Strong interpersonal skills and able to engage in a dynamic, challenging and exciting environment 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
  • • Comfortable in observing and interviewing people in clinical situations -and great at putting them at ease!
  • • A proven ability to synthesise a lot of information and distil it into meaningful actions


  • 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
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    Job Details

    • Job Ref: 11782
    • Salary: £45000 - £65000
    • Consultant Name: Aksana Walford
    •   Cambridge Cambridgeshire
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