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Principal Human Factors Design Engineer

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Principal Human Factors Design Engineer


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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Jul 22, 2019

**Principal Human Factors Engineer**

**Careers That Change Lives**

**The Cardiac and Vascular Group** **brings all of our cardiac and vascular businesses together into onecross-functional, collaborative operating unit to employ the full breadth ofour talent, technologies, products, services, and solutions to address theneeds of customers and patients across the globe**

**Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure** offers devices and
therapies to treat abnormal heart rhythms, as well as cardiac diagnostic and
monitoring solutions

In this exciting role as a Human Factors Engineer you will
have responsibility for designing and developing next-generation products by
integrating the Voice of the Customer into our future pipeline of cardiac
products and therapies.

**A Day in the Life**

may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

+ Applies human performance principles, methodologies, andtechnologies to the design of human-machine systems and products.

+ Develops and implements research methodologies andstatistical analysis plans to test and evaluate developmental prototypesused in all phases of products development and processes.

+ Designs and executes tests to simulate product use for thepurposes of concept selection/refinement, requirements development,use-related risk identification and formal usability validation withintended users.

+ Interfaces with design engineers to establish system design,operating, and training requirements and to ensure optimized human-machineinterfaces.

+ Identifies and analyzes technological problems or risks,performs theoretical human factors investigations, and develops andimplements research and analysis plans.

+ Product lifecycle support including customer needsidentification, user profiles, task analysis, user interface design,usability testing, hazard analysis, design validation, and post-launchoutcomes analysis

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

**To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimumrequirements are evident on your resume.**

+ 7+ years of experience with Bachelors Degree; or

+ 5+ years of experience with Masters Degree; or

**Specialized Knowledge or Skills Required:**

+ Experience designing and evaluating software andhardware products using principles of Human Factors and Ergonomics

+ Experience working with multidisciplinary teamsand other Human Factors experts.

**Nice to Have**

+ Knowledge of the application various humanfactors/usability engineering principles and tools in the design, development,and evaluation of hardware and software products brought to market.

+ Ability to integrate creative skills withinnovative problem-solving techniques to develop design concepts.

+ Experience creating InteractiveGraphical prototypes (wireframe) using Visio, Axure and/or Photoshop.

+ Experience designing andvalidating Software Human Computer Interfaces for a variety of screensizes.

+ Experience designing andvalidating Hardware User Interface to include physical ergonomics andanthropometry.

+ Experience conducting userresearch or observational research and usability studies.

+ Strong oral and written technical communicationskills. Strong ability to work with and lead multidisciplinary teams that mayinclude other HF experts.

+ Ability to quickly understand and becomeproficient in domain knowledge.

+ Embraces change and ability to multi-taskcontinuously.

+ Ability to work independently with limitedguidance and develop comprehensive plans and solutions to complex issues.

+ Strong negotiation, conflict management, andinfluence management skills.

+ Have a working knowledge of anatomy andphysiology.

+ Previous work experience in the medical industry.

+ Knowledge of product development processes basedon IEC 62366.

+ Experience integrating human factors engineeringinto a product development process.

+ Up to 20% travel required.

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


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