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Ergonomics expert / Human Factors Engineer 

Koninklijke Philips N.V.

9055877 | EINDHOVEN | Detachering | WO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

Responsibilities, tasks, and deliverables: 
You will be responsible for getting the right information, make sure the stakeholders (project team) is aligned and involved in your work (actively approach stakeholders.). Do task analysis, look for information in applicable norms/standards/books, make ergonomics & user requirements, review prototypes, discuss/ presenting it to the stakeholders. 

Project background: 
There are different requests from within design and the BU’s within Philips Healthcare (& consumer) to support with usability and ergonomics in hardware (and software) product design. This can vary from small questions; e.g. what kind of button do I need for this type of action? To bigger questions, e.g.: Help us to define the user scenarios and the functionality that is needed for this product. Give input on the design, the position of buttons, screen, etc. that matches the mental model of the user and is suitable for a large user population. 



Competencies, skills, and experience: 
Ergonomics expert / Human Factors Engineer 
Experience with cognitive, but especially physical ergonomics, experience in medical product development, experience in applying usability methods.

Preferred Talent: 
Knowledge of physical (over)load/ biomechanics, usability, cognitive and physical ergonomics, usability methods, experience with medical product development  


The project is determined to last till the end of the year. For 2019 there could be a possible extension of the project.
We as Yacht are willing to provide some more job security than only the 4 months duration of the project when the candidate's profile is right. 
However the number of working hours can variate over time. 


We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.  

Philips is driven by their mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2025, and every day they move closer to achieving their goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. Thanks to their employees who share their passion for improving lives, they are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry leading in image guided interventions, ultrasound, patient monitoring, cardiology informatics, sleep therapy and respiratory care. They enable their employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs. 


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Bram Geerets via telefoonnummer 06-13888330

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