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Usability Engineer (H/F)

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24/06/2022 Innovation

Founded in 2012, EyeD Pharma is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative drug products in ophthalmology. EyeD Pharma is developing innovative products based on a new delivery pathway of well-known drugs with the aim of improving quality of life of patients in various ocular pathologies. 


In 2019, UniD Manufacturing was born, which brings together production activities.In parallel with its R&D and industrialization activities, EyeD Pharma started in 2017 a commercial activity of medical devices (equipment and consumables) for eye surgery. EyeD Pharma and UniD Manufacturing  are both located in the Science Park of Liège, allowing a positive synergy between R&D activities, production, logistics and administration.  

To support its development, EyeD Pharma is hiring a Usability Engineer. 


The Usability Engineer has a key role in translating customer/user requirement into products that are safe and effective for the user.


Your responsibilities 

 

  • Subject Matter Expert for Usability Engineering/Human Factor in medical device and combination products.
  • Provide expertise in Usability Engineering activities including integration of known and foreseeable use, preliminary Usability Engineering analysis, task analysis, use-related risk analysis, and creation and maintenance of Usability Engineering files.
  • Lead cross-functional team to ensure appropriate input are collected, context of use is clearly defined, insights properly translated into user needs, use-related risk analysis guides usability testing strategy, studies are designed fit-for-purpose based upon objectives, scope, and phase of project.
  • Drive appropriate usability engineering activities to improve the design of products, specifically the user interfaces, including the product, packaging, labeling, and instructions for use while minimizing the potential user errors.
  • Work directly with users to develop and evaluate new product features, user interfaces and ergonomic designs elevating the overall user experience.
  • Lead study design, protocol development, and execution of formative and summative evaluation. 
  • Create, own, and maintain DHF documents related to Product (Drug & Device) Design Development including usability plan, use specification, use-related risk analysis, usability validation report for inclusion in regulatory filing. 
  • Contribute to the safety, low risk profile, reliability, ergonomics, and quality of the product being developed. 

As part of EyeD Pharma product design office, the Usability Engineer will also:

 

  • Contribute to the translation of user’s needs into product requirements.
  • Contribute to the definition of product specifications and critical quality attributes.
  • Contribute to overall product risk management.
  • Provide technical expertise in the areas of design inputs definition, verification & validation strategy and ensures the product design outputs meet the design inputs. 
  • Contribute to the preparation of documentation to support development activities for inclusion in regulatory filing.
  • Contribute to the establishment of effective project schedules and milestones, identify project risks and propose mitigation plans. Escalate if appropriate.
  • Ensure critical data review and compliance with GxP and standards requirements for all operations.

Your profile :

  • Master's degree in a scientific discipline preferably in chemical or biomedical engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, or polymer chemistry
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience in R&D department of the pharmaceutical or medical device industry.
  • Very good command in quality risk management (ICH Q9, ISO14971) and in Usability Engineering (IEC62366, FDA’s Human Factors Guidance).
  • Strong knowledge of the requirements of medicinal product, medical device, and/or combined product design & development (ICH Q8, ISO13485, GxPs).
  • Experience in ophthalmology is an asset.
  • Strategic thinking, strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Fluent in English and French.
  • Open’ thinking and flexibility.
  • Self-motivated and autonomous.
  • Goal-oriented.
  • Fast learner. 
  • Team player, Integrity, Caring
  •  Proactive and willing to work in a start-up environment.

EyeD Pharma offer 

  • A permanent position in an innovative and dynamic and fast growing company;
  • Full time ;
  • Liège.

Please send your CV and cover letter in English to : job@eyedpharma.com.

Our values

Patient Driven

All our product candidates aim to enhance patient quality of life and are based on clinical unmet need identified by internationally renowned KOL’s

Patient Driven
Breakthrough Innovation

We manage all the expertise and processes, from the idea to the market

Breakthrough Innovation
Corporate Responsibility

Creation of high-quality long-term employment and significant contribution to the economic redeployment of Wallonia. Eyed’s team is today composed of 66 FTEs

Corporate Responsibility
Humanitarian Mission

Our technological platform allows to give access to long term innovative ophthalmological treatments to developing countries populations, where glaucoma is the second cause of blindness

Humanitarian Mission