Philips Industrial Placement Medical R&D Engineering in Chichester, United Kingdom

Your challenge

Are you the enthusiastic, talented individual we’re looking for?

We 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 undergraduate engineer 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.

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

Our offer

We are currently looking to recruit a top quality undergraduate from a Medical, Biomedical or Electrical/Electronic Engineering degree discipline to work as a Medical R&D Engineer for a 12 month fixed term contract.

During your placement, you will be provided with training in developing medical products in an ISO9001, ENISO 13485 environment.

We are looking for

  • To be successful in this internship we are looking for you:

  • Currently studying towards your Bachelor in:

  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Medical Engineering

  • Electronics

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Physics

  • Are strong in written and verbal English

  • Have a strong engineering background in either medical, biomedical or electrical engineering discipline and enjoy working as a part of a multidisciplinary team.

  • Are enthusiastic and determined to solve complex technical challenges

If you recognize yourself in this profile and would like to take this challenge, we invite you to apply 09-04 - 2017 at the latest!


Required documents in order for us to continue with your application:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter outlining your motivation and informing your availability

Please note that the contents of our regular industrial placement assignments are not suitable for professionals (and/or MBA students) with professional work experience.