Philips Aerosol Scientist Industrial Placement in Chichester, United Kingdom

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Join a team of ten aerosol scientists as part of your 12 month industrial placement programme. You’ll assist in carrying out experimental aerosol and microbiological studies to help the team support a wide range of areas of our business; Product Development and Engineering, Business Development, Marketing and QARA.

You are responsible for

  • Performing experimental aerosol investigations.

  • Assisting in the planning of aerosol investigations.

  • Assisting in generation of protocols and reports.

  • Working on projects to improve and revalidate existing analytical test methods in Inhalation Aerosol Science.

  • Investigating new approaches to test methods and if required develop and validate them.

You are a part of

The Aerosol Sciences team within the research and development department of Philips Respironics. You will provide scientific support to the Product Development group, Sustaining Engineering group, Marketing, QARA and the Business Development group.

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.

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

  • Currently studying towards your Bachelor/Master in: Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Health Sciences or Physics.

  • Penultimate year student doing year in industry

  • Practical laboratory experience undertaken as part of degree.

  • Quick to solve problems and provide solutions.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Target/time driven with a ‘can do’ attitude.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Inquisitive and analytical.

  • Good organization skills.

In return, we offer you

A challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. You will in a supportive environment where your development is a priority. You will be compensated with a competitive salary and benefits.

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, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . 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 .

Recruitment Details and Next Steps:

Please note applications will be processed on a first come first served basis . We will require a copy of your CV and cover letter which should outline your motivation and confirm your availability for mid August 2019 for 12 months.

The recruitment process will include an application screen, telephone interview with a recruiter and then face to face interview with the Aerosol Scientist team

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.