Self-directed individuals. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
Articulate communicators. Individuals with a natural ability to communicate complex concepts into easily understandable ideas both verbally and in written format. Enjoys maintaining meticulous documentation of reports, metrics, proposals and presentations.
Problem solvers. Curious-minded achievers who resolve complex problems where precedent may not have previously existed.
Engaging mentors. Natural teachers who can create learning environments for less experienced engineers.
What you will do
Change the healthcare world by developing life-saving devices. As a Principal Human Factors Engineer at Stryker you will apply knowledge of human performance and human factors techniques to the design and development of life-saving medical devices.
We are looking for a Human Factors Engineer who is well versed in conducting behavior research to provide empirical evidence. You will need an advanced understanding of the theories, principles and data associated with human performance capabilities and limitations (perceptual, cognitive, motor, bio-mechanical and anthropometric) and apply this knowledge to the definition, design, and evaluation of resuscitation products. In this role, you will be expected to:
Plan and conduct formative and summative end user evaluations of product concepts analyze data, document evaluation methods and results and present design recommendations to the product team.
Plan and conduct design validation activities.
Participate in the development of requirements specifications; assist in the translation of user needs and requirements into interaction/interface design solution concepts. Conduct user and task analyses, usability testing, user error analysis, and post-launch outcomes analysis.
Use appropriate Human Factors techniques to work with end users to determine end user behavior, preferences, and usage models and integrate these into design concepts.
What We Offer
A culture driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results
Coworkers committed to collaboration and winning the right way
Quality products that improve the lives of our customers and patients
Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career
Flexible, engaging work environment
About Stryker Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. Stryker, previously Physio-Control, is the leader in life-saving and emergency medicine technology and data solutions, serving EMS, hospital, military, and emerging models of healthcare. We make the legendary LIFEPAK® brand of patient monitors and defibrillators – considered one of the most powerful tools in emergency medicine. Join our Team and see how your marketing and product management skills can flourish in an environment rich with advanced technology, innovative medical science, and high-performance culture.
What you need
BS in Human Factors, Usability Engineering or Cognitive/Experimental Psychology or other related field of study.
MS in Human Factors Engineering or related field of study highly preferred.
10 or more years of experience in Human Factors Engineering of medical, business or consumer products. Medical device experience (Class II or III) highly preferred.
Experience leading projects toward compliance with FDA Human Factors Guidance for Medical Devices and IEC 62366 highly preferred.
Internal Number: R422654
Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com.