Ergonomics Expert/Human Factors Engineer

  • Aanbod Max. € 80,000
  • Functiegroep Engineering
  • Dienstverband Parttime
  • Vacaturenummer 8668800
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche High Tech

Over deze vacature

Philips Design is looking for a Ergonomics expert / Human Factors Engineer.


You will be responsible for getting the right information, make sure the stakeholders (project team) is aligned and involved in your work (actively approach stakeholders.). Do task analysis, look for information in applicable norms/standards/books, make ergonomics & user requirements, review prototypes, discuss/ presenting it to the stakeholders.

Project background:
There are different requests from within design and the BU’s within Philips Healthcare (& consumer) to support with usability and ergonomics in hardware (and software) product design. This can vary from small questions; e.g. what kind of button do I need for this type of action? To bigger questions, e.g.: Help us to define the user scenarios and the functionality that is needed for this product. Give input on the design, the position of buttons, screen, etc. that matches the mental model of the user and is suitable for a large user population.


With a growing presence in cardiology, oncology, and women's health, Philips operates in the areas of Imaging Systems, Patient Care & Clinical Informatics, Home Healthcare and Customer Services. Philips combines its clinical expertise and human insights to create innovative solutions across the continuum of care, in partnership with clinicians and our customers, to provide better value and expand access to care for millions. Our teams are working hard every day to improve patient outcomes all the way from disease prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment, therapy monitoring, and disease management. Irrespective of whether the care cycle takes the patient from doctor's office to hospital or hospital to home, or simply from one medical department to another, Philips Healthcare's unique medical solutions are designed to optimize the quality and flow of patient information and clinical decision making.


We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. YER is preferred supplier. You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A competitive salary depending on experience
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, training and coaching
  • Healthy work-life balance


Knowledge of physical (over)load/ biomechanics, usability, cognitive and physical ergonomics, usability methods, experience with medical product development

Ergonomics expert / Human Factors Engineer
Experience with cognitive, but especially physical ergonomics, experience in medical product development, experience in applying usability methods.