Human Factors Engineer at Abbott (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABOUT ABBOTT DIAGNOSTICS

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations - with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Our location in Irving, TX, currently has an opportunity for Human Factors Engineer

WHAT YOU'LL DO

Provide human factor engineering support to influence the design of next generation and on-market product lines. Responsibilities will cover, but not limited to, the design of hardware and software, and labeling, for medical products to produce safe, reliable, easy-to-use/intuitive, and easy-to-maintain medical products that are compelling for our customers. Tasks will include developing and executing usability testing, performing task and error analysis, integrating human factors engineering principles into system design, and conducting customer research (contextual inquiry, workflow analysis, and developing user needs).

Responsibilities:
  • Writes and executes moderately complex system related (i.e., hardware, software, labeling and/or assays) protocols, analyzes data, writes data summaries in accordance with governing procedures.
  • Facilitate use error analysis
  • Develop and execute formative and summative usability protocols
  • Conduct user research
  • Applies quantitative methods, analyzes data, evaluates results, forms conclusions and provides/implements improvements.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field
  • 2-5 years of related work experience with a good understanding of specified functional area.


Preferred
  • Master's or PhD in human factors, ergonomics, or related fields
  • Will consider 2+ years relevant internship/work experience for master's degree graduates and 2+ years of relvent research experience for PhD graduates
  • Excellent collaboration and organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • General knowledge of user interface design, human perception, cognition, anthropometry, biomechanics, human behavior, and physiology
  • Experience in usability and testing methodology, use scenario development, contextual inquiry, conducting usability evaluations, and questionnaire/survey development


WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities


Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

JOB FAMILY:
Product Development

DIVISION:
IACC Immunoassay and Clinical Chemistry

LOCATION:
United States > Irving : LC-02

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:
Standard

TRAVEL:
No

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:
No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf
More Information on Abbott
Abbott operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Abbot Park, IL. Abbott was founded in 2022. It has 97838 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 184 open jobs at Abbott, click here.
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