Sr. Human Factors Engineer

Date: May 13, 2023

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 58005 
Title: Sr. Human Factors Engineer 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Remote






Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics.  Arthrex is actively searching for an Sr. Human Factors Engineer.  Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better.


Main Objective: Responsible for User Interface test and development of medical devices, during product initiation, design, development, execution, and product maintenance.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead Human Factors efforts within Product Design and Development for new product introduction with an emphasis in design according to Industry and derived standards, evaluation of prototype user interfaces, as appropriate for the specific area of focus.
  • Recommends alterations to development and design to improve the quality of Human Factors in products and/or procedures.
  • Determines budgets and timelines for assigned projects.
  • Provide active leadership in understanding and implementing industry standards and design guidance, acting as a resource to other disciplines within the Product Design Process, from Concept through Product Retirement, adhering closely to project timeline and budget. 
  • May supervise, assign and/or coordinate the work of others within the Human Factors Team to ensure design projects meet the appropriate goals.
  • Lead Usability Assessment activities such as a Task Analysis, PCA Analysis, URRA Analysis, uFMEA, Formative and Summative Evaluations.  Report results in appropriate documentation, adhering to Arthrex Design Control Procedures.
  • Drive Product Development, Modification and/or Improvement based on analysis and/or evaluation results.
  • Supports Marketing and Product Management with technical information to be used for training and marketing of assigned products.
  • Prepares and develops Test Protocols describing the Objectives, Methods and Data Analysis Methods proposed for Simulated Use Evaluations of assigned projects.
  • Facilitate the Planning, Execution, and Review of Human Factors activities including assessment of adequate inputs and dependencies to the Human Factors process.
  • Reports progress and status of assigned projects on a timely basis. 
  • May be required travel to attend trade shows and visit established accounts as well as prospective accounts. International travel may be required.



  • Working knowledge of FDA and ISO Human Factors guidelines for the development of medical devices required.
  • Working knowledge of anatomy from an orthopedic standpoint preferred.
  • Experience creating Interactive Graphical prototypes (wireframes).
  • Technical knowledge in development methodologies, design, and project implementation.
  • Experience designing and validating Software and/or Hardware User Interfaces.
  • Technical knowledge in usability evaluation methodologies, task analysis, PCA analysis, and heuristic assessments.
  • Technical knowledge in human information processing, sensation and perception, and ergonomics


Education/ Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Human Factors, Ergonomics, Engineering Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, or similar required.
  • 5 years human factors / usability experience in a medical device or other highly regulated industry required.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements. 


Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.




Arthrex 2023 Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company-Provided Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans (Accident, Cancer, Hospital, Critical Illness)
  • Matching 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Annual Bonus
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Free Onsite Medical Clinics
  • Free Onsite Lunch
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Trip of a Lifetime
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Volunteer PTO
  • Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Naples

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