Associate Human Factors Engineer

At VIATRIS, we see healthcare not as it is but as it should be. We act courageously and are uniquely positioned to be a source of stability in a world of evolving healthcare needs.

Viatris empowers people worldwide to live healthier at every stage of life.

We do so via:

Access – Providing high quality trusted medicines regardless of geography or circumstance;
Leadership – Advancing sustainable operations and innovative solutions to improve patient health; and
Partnership – Leveraging our collective expertise to connect people to products and services.
Our Global Device Development organisation is focused on the design, development and commercialisation of a diverse portfolio of device technology solutions to enable delivery for our large and growing generic and branded products around the globe. We develop device technologies to enable drug-delivery for respiratory, biologic, biosimilar and injectable products, and work across Viatris to support innovative technology solutions to provide healthcare solutions for our patients. We operate from 4 sites: Dublin, Ireland, Cambridge & Sandwich, UK and Southpointe, Pittsburgh, USA. Every member of our team is dedicated to creating better health for a better world, one person at a time.


Every day, we rise to the challenge to make a difference and here’s how the Associate Human Factors Engineer/Scientist role will make an impact:


Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Support the User Interface development (Human Factors and Usability Engineering) of Combination Product / Medical Device programs within GDD.
  • Develop Design Input (User) Requirements of device user interface including labelling based on detailed understanding of the reference product and the intended user profile.
  • Contribute to the device program team, ensuring that User Requirements are integrated throughout the development program and integrating user Risk Management considerations throughout the process.
  • Working closely with Design Engineers ensure that Industrial Design is reflective of the User Requirements and iteratively tested where appropriate to the development program.


The minimum qualifications for this role are:

  • Degree in a science/engineering/psychology discipline, or equivalent
  • Human-centered design methodology
  • Experience in user risk assessments; translating the outcomes back into the iterative, patient-centered device design.
  • Proficient in the use of Adobe Illustrator graphics tool.
  • Willingness to travel on an as-needs basis. averaging 20% of working year.


At Viatris, we offer competitive salaries, benefits and an inclusive environment where you can use your experiences, perspectives and skills to help make an impact on the lives of others.

Viatris is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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