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Usability Engineer, Medical Devices (m/f/d)

Solothurnerstrasse 235, Switzerland | Olten | Full-time

Job Description

  • Iterative collaboration with interdisciplinary teams, e.g. Product Design, System-, Software-, Electronical-, Mechanical Engineering, in various, international projects
  • Close collaboration with Product Management in establishing analysis of context of use (use cases) and task analysis, based on user- and stakeholder needs.
  • Applying human factors/Usability Engineering processes and principles to discover use errors, to assess and mitigate use-related risk and to improve overall usability
  • Participating in the development of physical and digital user interfaces, e.g. physical device components and controls, software applications, and their behavior and interaction rules
  • Documentation of requirements and specifications in iterative collaboration with other disciplines
  • Close collaboration with Product Designers and other disciplines to prepare physical and digital design prototypes, from first mockups to final validation products
  • Participating in the elaboration of instructions for use as part of the user interface of medical devices, for usability evaluation and for the final product, according to regulations and standards
  • Close collaboration with customers to develop and to improve user training concepts and provided training material
  • Collaborating with study vendors to prepare and conduct international formative and summative human factors studies
  • Optimizing designs in consideration of safety and effectiveness, based on outcomes of iterative formative testing
  • Lead usability engineering projects to submission of medical devices according to MDR and FDA regulations


  • Bachelor’s- or Master’s degree in one of the relevant professional fields, e.g. Human Computer Interaction Design, Usability Engineering, Requirement Engineering, Psychology
  • Evidence of further class attendance or certificates in the field of Usability Engineering and/or User Experience Design
  • Project experience in the development of Medical Devices and appropriate competence in the implementation of project activities and in adhering to schedules
  • Good communication skills with internal and external colleagues.
  • Good overview of interdisciplinary connections and dependencies within the development process and in the documentation
  • Very good verbal and written language skills in German and English
  • Independent, communicative, and solution-oriented team player with a high level of initiative
  • Motivation and pleasure in achieving common goals

Additional Information

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About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharmaceutics, biotech, healthcare, and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging solutions and drug delivery systems. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence and concentration on quality and customer focus. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 11,000 employees and generated annual revenues in 2022 of EUR 1.8bn. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

All applicants are considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status.

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