Research & Development Engineering Placement Year
14d ago

Job Description

Philips Respiratory Drug Delivery are currently working on a number of new drug delivery platforms which require expertise in aerosol generation technology, sensors, electronics, software, design and design for manufacturing.

We are looking for an student to work on these project teams to support the design and testing of these drug delivery systems during the product development and design transfer process.

Past projects have included tasks like automating electron microscope imaging, implementing robots in life tests, creation of test fixtures or building microcontroller based control systems

Your responsibilities

  • Working with the product development teams
  • Development testing & inspection
  • Writing test protocols & specifications
  • Developing new test methods including numerical data analysis
  • Working on one or two more exploratory topics independently
  • Your team

    In Philips Healthcare, we are building businesses with strong leadership positions in both professional and home healthcare, as well as a growing presence in emerging markets.

    We simplify healthcare by focusing on the people in the care cycle patients and care providers rather than technologies or products.

    By combining human insights and clinical expertise, we deliver innovative solutions that help improve patient outcomes while lowering the financial burden on the healthcare system.

    Philips Respiratory Drug Delivery are a division of Philips Home Health Care based in Chichester in the UK. We develop aerosol drug delivery systems for patients with Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Cystic Fibrosis and Pulmonary Hypertension.

    This position is a 12 month industrial placement to be completed as part of your university degree.

    We have a small multi-disciplinary engineering team based in Chichester.

    Our offer

    In addition to a competitive salary, you will also have access to a comprehensive flexible benefits package including 25 days of holiday (plus bank holidays) and pension plan as well as the ability to tailor your internship experience according to your areas of interest.

    We are looking for the following

  • Currently in your penultimate year of study towards your Bachelor 's degree in : Biomedical EngineeringMedical EngineeringElectronicsElectrical EngineeringPhysics
  • Strong written and verbal English skills
  • Have a strong engineering background in either medical, biomedical or electrical engineering discipline and enjoy working as a part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Flexible in your approach towards different projects and business priorities
  • Enthusiastic and determined to solve complex technical challenges
  • Why should you join Philips?

    Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum.

    Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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