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Senior Quality Human Factors Engineer - Remote

Req ID:  6043



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

Senior Human Factors Quality Engineer contributing to new product development leading use ability related items for design teams and usability risk management.

Job Duties

* Extended Team Member supporting multiple new product development projects across multiple sites.


* Human Factors subject matter expert on project teams providing project support and Human Factors guidance.


* Drives Human Factors Engineering requirements in the design process.


* Manages the execution and reporting of human factors evaluations.


* Coaches and mentors others in Human Factor practices and processes.


* Supports internal and external 3rd part audits as a Human Factors expert.


* Other Quality Engineering responsibilities as assigned by Management.

Job Requirements



* BS degree or equivalent in an engineering, human factors / usability engineering or life science discipline. MBA or other advanced degree strongly preferred.


* Minimum of 5 years of professional experience or equivalent training/education in Quality or other Engineering disciplines and a strong working knowledge in product development medical device human factors.




* Proven track record in New Product Development with a focus in Human Factors, ensuring the design and testing of robust customer focused usability features, Concept through Post-Launch.


* Strong technical skills including VOC translation to Design Specs, Human Factors processes, managing usability studies (i.e. Formative and Summative), Use Risk Management and Statistics.


* Strong working knowledge of Design Controls, Human Factors Engineering and Risk Management practices, requirements & standards in accordance with FDA, IEC and AAMI/ANSI.


* Strong working knowledge of technical problem-solving skills. Design or Process Green / Black Belt is a plus.


* Strong collaboration skills and the ability to work across functions.


* Must be well organized, a flexible self starter, team-oriented and excellent at prioritization and multitasking.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit


Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || 

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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