Job vacancy: Human Factors Lead – Medical Devices

Location: Cambridge
Terms: Full time and permanent


A fast-growing, dynamic medical devices firm based in Cambridge are looking to expand their R&D division by bringing on board a talented Human Factors Lead.

We are looking for people who love solving complex engineering problems and who enjoy working in multi-disciplinary teams.

As a Human Factors Lead, you will be working on a number of advanced engineering projects aimed at improving and/or saving people’s lives. You will be utilising your human factors commercial knowledge and experience and apply it to real-world, invasive and hand-held medical devices.

You will be working closely with world-class engineers as well as surgeons, nurses and healthcare professionals, to ensure their feedback is translated into the usability of the product. The aim of your work is to improve the usability of the product, which will in turn lower the risk to patients.

To be considered for this exciting role you will need to have a degree in product design, human factors, psychology or other related subjects. You will have a thorough understanding of human factors principles as well as knowledge of the medical devices sector. You will also need to possess an open mind and show that you like to challenge ideas.

In exchange for your skills and expertise, the company offer a highly competitive package as well as providing excellent career progression. They also offer an excellent pension and performance bonus. The company are at a really exciting stage of development which has recently culminated in the opening of new labs and workshops.

For more information, please call Matthew Lowdon of Newton Colmore Consulting on 0044 121 268 2240 or make an application and one of our team will be in touch.

Newton Colmore Consulting is a highly specialist recruitment consultancy operating within the medical devices, Scientific Engineering, Scientific Software, Robotics, Science, Electronics Design, New Product Design, Human Factors, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance and Field Service Engineering sectors throughout Europe and the US.