Human Factors Engineer - Medical Devices

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CB4 0GZ, Cambridge
Competitive base plus comprehensive benefits including annual bonus and pension
01 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Summary

This is your opportunity to use your human factors engineering skills and expertise in combination product development to support the delivery of our smart inhalation devices. This role will provide you with an exciting opportunity to work alongside industry experts and have a positive impact on patients’ lives from around the world.

What you get

In return for your skills and expertise, we offer a competitive base salary, annual bonus and generous benefits package including a pension plan, life assurance, private health, dental plan, share save/incentive schemes, cycle to work scheme and free parking.


We’re seeking a talented human factors engineer to support the development of our current and next generation of inhalation devices. You will play a critical role in ensuring our combination products fulfil all their user requirements throughout the products’ lifecycle.

Your key responsibility will be to validate our combination products and have overall responsibility for the human factors engineering process. This an exciting opportunity to use your human factors expertise to ensure our devices are intuitive and user-centred.

What you need

With a degree in a relevant discipline, you’ll have demonstrable experience in validation of combination products. You’ll possess proven understanding of human factors engineering and validation of combination products and medical devices, including having a  good knowledge of the relevant international standards and guidance. You’ll be an excellent communicator and be proven to deliver accurate and concise outputs.

Preferred experience includes: design assurance / verification testing of combination products and medical devices; interacting with regulatory authorities (especially FDA); understanding of aerosol therapy of respiratory diseases.

 About Vectura

We are global leaders in the development of innovative formulations and devices for inhaled therapies. Working collaboratively, we combine technical, engineering, clinical and regulatory expertise to design, develop, industrialise and deliver a unique range of innovative products, from smart nebuliser technologies to innovative formulations.

With a healthy pipeline of new products in development, as well as partnerships with major international pharma companies, it an exciting time to join Vectura, you’ll find it’s an ideal place to develop a stimulating and rewarding career.

To find out more about the role and to apply online, click on the Apply button. For more information about Vectura and our products please visit our website

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