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Senior Human Factors Engineer

The Kablooe Design team is seeking a Senior Human Factors Engineer to join our innovative and motivated crew. We help companies make products that people love through our research, design and development for medical and consumer products. Our daily goal is to improve lives through innovation and user adoption; We aim to turn great ideas into great products — and we need your help. The ideal candidate will eagerly jump on board with our mission to help our clients get results through our product research design and development process.

The Human Factors Engineer will make meaningful contributions throughout our Design Driven Development Process to ensure product capabilities that the user requires. The candidate should be familiar with human factors standards and guidance documents (ie. ISO/IEC-62366, ANSI/HE 75, etc.), will be well-versed in usability assessment techniques, should be able to demonstrate proficiency with human performance evaluation, and should be able to relate human factors activities to the medical device design controls process. The candidate must be a creative problem solver with a diverse skill set and should enjoy working in a collaborative multi-disciplinary environment – oh, and enjoy ping pong, foosball & milkshakes.

Our studio is located in the northern suburbs of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Contribute during all phases of the product development cycle with particular emphasis on human factors engineering and usability assessment.
  • Direct and/or collaborate on user needs/requirements gathering activities including ethnographic research, use case analysis, and/or task analysis.
  • Plan, moderate, and manage formative usability studies during concept development as well as summative usability studies for human factors validation.
  • Ability to write clear testing protocols, set up testing environments, manage recruitment of study participants, schedule research sites, moderate usability sessions, analyze testing results, identify design improvement opportunities, and author summary reports that adhere to industry standards.
  • Support analytical use risk analysis to predict and/or assess use error risk potential and identify design mitigations.
  • Assist with conformance to design control and FDA guidance to ensure product quality through human factors focused technical reviews.
  • Translate research results into objective and actionable design direction.
  • Encourage collaboration between the product development team regarding potential use error issues as they may relate to user/patient safety.
  • Support the development and refinement of standard operating procedures related to human factors engineering, with close connection to the product design & development process and quality management systems.
  • Develop close working relationships with new and existing customers

The Experience You Will Bring

  • 2-4 years work experience
  • Medical device experience
  • Experience writing protocols, conducting studies, writing reports according to HE75 and 62366 guidance.
  • High level of understanding of FDA required deliverables, and of HE75 and 62366
  • Understanding of current Human Factors standards and methods
  • Strong writing, organizational, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Self-directed and able to work effectively within a team environment.
  • Ability to understand and follow applicable safety, quality, and environmental programs, policies, and procedures.

Education

  • Bachelor degree in design, engineering, psychology or other related field
  • Advanced degree in human factors, cognitive/experimental psychology or other related field is preferred

Seniority Level

  • Junior to mid-level

Employment Type

  • Full-time

This position does not qualify for VISA sponsorship. In order to comply with U.S. export control laws and regulations, this position requires applicants to either provide proof of U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent resident status or be eligible to receive an export authorization (a license) under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. We are an equal opportunity employer. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

To apply, please email Brian Mullins at bmullins@kablooe.com.

Systems Engineer

The Kablooe Design team is seeking a Systems Engineer to join our innovative and motivated crew. We help companies make products that people love through our research, design and development for medical and consumer products. Our daily goal is to improve lives through innovation and user adoption; We aim to turn great ideas into great products — and we need your help. The ideal candidate will eagerly jump on board with our mission to help our clients get results through our product research design and development process.

The Systems Engineer will make meaningful contributions throughout our Design Driven Development Process by owning the technology being used. Your advanced analytical, planning, configuration, and design skills will aid in our products being the best option for our clients. It is essential that you have the ability to communicate complex information to technical and nontechnical users. Having an existing knowledge of the development process – including specific documentation and quality assurance and familiarity with firmware and software is ideal. The candidate must be a creative problem solver with a diverse skill set and should enjoy working in a collaborative multi-disciplinary environment – oh, and enjoy ping pong, foosball & milkshakes.

Our studio is located in the northern suburbs of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Develop, maintain and support technical infrastructure, hardware and system software components as they relate to client projects
  • Translate research results into objective and actionable design direction.
  • Work closely with engineering professionals within the company to direct and maintain electrical, hardware and embedded software needs for projects to be completed efficiently
  • Support the development and refinement of standard operating procedures, with close connection to the product design & development process to comply with applicable quality management systems, standards and regulatory guidance.
  • Develop close working relationships with new and existing customers

The Experience You Will Bring

  • 8+ years industry experience
  • Medical device experience
  • Abilities in Altium, C++, LabView
  • Experience with IoT, bLe, wireless, electrical engineering, embedded software, and pcb design.
  • Self-directed and able to work effectively within a team environment.

Education

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or related field

Seniority Level

  • Senior level

Employment Type

  • Full-time

This position does not qualify for VISA sponsorship. In order to comply with U.S. export control laws and regulations, this position requires applicants to either provide proof of U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent resident status or be eligible to receive an export authorization (a license) under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. We are an equal opportunity employer. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

To apply, please email Brian Mullins at bmullins@kablooe.com.