Philips Development Engineer in Chichester, United Kingdom

Your challenge

Philips is focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation. Our aim is to improve the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2025. We are undergoing an exciting transformation globally from a consumer and healthcare business into a leader in the Health & Technology space. We now have an exciting opportunity for a Development Engineer to join our Respiratory Drug Delivery Business.

Our Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD) business is a highly profitable business within Sleep and Respiratory Care. RDD delivers innovative products for delivering aerosol medication to the lungs. The products include advanced mesh nebulizers and treatment compliance monitoring systems.

This role is based at our Tangmere site in Chichester.

Your Responsibilities

Within this role you will work within product development on a combination of developing new products and/or product sustainment. This involves developing solutions and systems through full life cycle research, feasibility, product design, verification, validation and supporting transfer to production.

  • Responsible for the design, development of new technologies, realization and test of a system, sub-system, component or test system. Understands and communicates the consequences of the design on the product and prepared to be involved in all aspects of the development (Very hands on)

  • Develops the work with focus on consumer needs and technological competitiveness, keeps an outside in approach.

  • Develops test methodologies, conducts tests and verifies performance based on design specifications and functional specifications analyses (e.g. computational modelling, tolerance analysis, etc).

  • Identify potential novel features and file invention disclosures in a timely manner.

  • Ensure that product is designed, developed, verified and validated using appropriate processes (e.g. risk management, DFMEA, design traceability, etc) and the relevant design outputs and documentation are generated and maintained

  • Ensure the requirements for the proposed test equipment and test specifications are adequately defined.

  • Ensure that product meets the relevant national & international technical specifications and that necessary information for EU & US regulatory submissions is generated.

  • Reports on personal schedule and progress.

  • On occasion may be required to lead key project activities, drive the planned objectives, schedule and costs and ensure project documentation is current and maintained.

  • Other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Head of Engineering or line manager

We are looking for

  • Minimum degree in Electrical, Electronic design or Science or other related subject

  • Product development experience ideally gained within a regulated industry

  • Experience of working on product development projects (which include generating data for regulatory submissions an advantage)

  • Ability to asses novel technologies and design solutions and their technical viability for use in new products

Your team

Working at Philips means driving your career in an organisation with an incredible diversity of nationalities, skills, backgrounds, functions and challenges. We have opportunities for graduates as well as experienced professionals in everything from applied research to marketing and sales in over 100 countries. We’re a fascinating company to be part of, with a strong emphasis on cultural awareness, mutual understanding and out-of-the-box thinking.

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A competitive base salary

  • Access to private healthcare insurance

  • Holiday allowance of 25 days a year from the start (plus bank holidays)

  • Learning and Development opportunities through our Philips University

  • Family friendly policies which offer enhanced maternity and paternity schemes

  • The Philips Employee Shop allows employees to buy Philips products at discounted prices

  • Subsidised Café promoting healthy eating and wellbeing at the Guildford site

  • Social Events - a dedicated Sports & Social committee with members in Guildford and Cambridge, promoting a host of social events throughout the year including the famous Family Sports Day at Surrey Sports Park.

Please apply on-line – Good Luck!

Recruitment agencies : we are fortunate enough to receive lots of fantastic applications for our brand, however when we use agencies we have a PSL in place so please do not contact hiring managers or the recruitment team directly. Unfortunately we are not able to respond to you and cannot accept speculative CV’s as way of introduction.

In this role, you have the opportunity to;

Support key innovations within our Respiratory Drug Delivery (RDD) business, a highly profitable business within Sleep and Respiratory Care (SRC). RDD delivers innovative products for delivering aerosol medication to the lungs, with products designed to include advanced mesh nebulizers and treatment compliance monitoring systems, at the forefront of medical technology.

You are responsible for;

Product development on a combination of developing new products and/or product sustainment. This involves developing solutions and systems through full life cycle research, feasibility, product design, verification, validation and supporting transfer to production.

  • Responsible for the design, development of new technologies, realization and test of a system, sub-system, component or test system. Understands and communicates the consequences of the design on the product and prepared to be involved in all aspects of the development (Very hands on)

  • Develops the work with focus on consumer needs and technological competitiveness, keeps an outside in approach.

  • Develops test methodologies, conducts tests and verifies performance based on design specifications and functional specifications analyses (e.g. computational modelling, tolerance analysis, etc).

  • Identify potential novel features and file invention disclosures in a timely manner.

  • Ensure that product is designed, developed, verified and validated using appropriate processes (e.g. risk management, DFMEA, design traceability, etc) and the relevant design outputs and documentation are generated and maintained

  • Ensure the requirements for the proposed test equipment and test specifications are adequately defined.

  • Ensure that product meets the relevant national & international technical specifications and that necessary information for EU & US regulatory submissions is generated.

  • Reports on personal schedule and progress.

  • On occasion may be required to lead key project activities, drive the planned objectives, schedule and costs and ensure project documentation is current and maintained.

  • Other duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Head of Engineering or line manager

You are a part of;

A dynamic and forward thinking product development and engineering team, supporting the innovation of our market leading and ground breaking respironics devices. With a mission to become the global leader in healthcare and health technology industry, the constant reimagining of our delivery devices through the evolution of our technology is paramount to our success.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience;

  • Minimum degree in Electrical, Electronic design or Science or other related subject

  • Product development experience ideally gained within a regulated industry

  • Experience of working on product development projects (which include generating data for regulatory submissions an advantage)

  • Ability to assess novel technologies and design solutions and their technical viability for use in new products

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

This role is based at our Tangmere site in Chichester.

In return, we offer you;

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its Respiratory Drug Delivery business UK wide. Succeeding in this exciting & challenging role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

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 at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

Please apply on-line – Good Luck!

Recruitment agencies : we are fortunate enough to receive lots of fantastic applications for our brand, however when we use agencies we have a PSL in place so please do not contact hiring managers or the recruitment team directly. Unfortunately we are not able to respond to you and cannot accept speculative CV’s as way of introduction.