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Philips Mechanical Design Engineer in Chichester, United Kingdom


In this role, you have the opportunity to

carry out, independently and according to own judgement, targeted development assignments, the broad outlines of which have already been indicated. You will also be responsible for developing parts of a new product according to technical specifications on basis of familiar technologies.

Do you have a passion for developing materials and techniques. Do you enjoy preparing design releases for sustaining and new products? And do you want to learn our processes and procedures, to be able to drive and manage them yourself in the future? Then keep reading, cause this might be a nice next step for you.

You are responsible for

  • Designing, developing and realizing the mechanical aspects of new products, assemblies and components.

  • Ensuring all design requirements are adequately met and each product complies with all relevant standards.

  • Helping support the sustaining group with maintaining of legacy Respiratory Drug Delivery products.

  • Generating, reviewing and modifing of component and assembly 2D drawings and 3D CAD to document development and define manufacture of final designs.

  • Ensuring that products are designed, developed, verified and validated using appropriate processes (e.g. risk management, Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA), design traceability, etc) and the relevant design outputs and documentation are generated and maintained.

  • Ensuring designs can be effectively manufactured, with consideration of the cost, manufacturing processes, and design validation.

You are a part of

a larger engineering team (+/- 20 engineers) who focus on product development (process, design, engineering testing, validation and transfer to market).

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

  • Minimum of 2-3 years post graduation product design and development experience.

  • HND or degree in a mechanical or electro mechanical engineering discipline.

  • Good understanding of injection moulding, materials, tolerance analysis, manufacturing, rapid prototyping, Design For X - X = manufacturability, test, service, Total Cost for Philips and customer value, assembly, flexibility, environment, recycling, etc. (DFx) and DFMEA processes.

  • Proficient in the use of Creo or similar 3D CAD software.

  • Experience in the medical devices industry would be an advantage.

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this market-based 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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video at .

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