Internship: Calculation on tool failure at ColdForming

Vacature van Philips

  • Philips
  • Drachten
  • HBO/WO
  • 4-6 maanden/months

You will be participating in the Support manufacturing engineering team at Philips Drachten, where you get the opportunity to work on the following intern assignment. You will be supporting the metal forming team to develop the use of Ansys simulation in the tool design world. Within the tool design department, we try to understand more of the behavior of tool steel/ carbide steel.

Problem description of assignment

A part of our tools are used for Coldforming metal parts. During design phase the coldforming tools are developed, based on experience. Calculation on tool failure is not done. As result the tools can be over dimensioned and for that over priced.

Goal of this assignment

Investigate the options enabling tool calculation in order to predict if tool design is robust before manufacturing the tool.

Ansys could be one of the options of calculation model.

A part of this assignment is to investigate the tool steel behavior and carbide steel behavior, needed for the calculation model.

We are looking for

We prefer students able to start per January (or in consultation) for a minimum of 4 months (or in consultation)

To succeed in this role, you study towards your Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering and have the following skills and experience:

  • Fluent in Dutch and English (written and verbal)
  • Team player, passionate for results and people.
  • Hands on mentality, team player and result driven.
  • Practical thinker
  • Experience with cad design and simulation tools

You will be part of 

In Drachten you’ll find two of the largest innovation sites of Philips globally. With over 2000 colleagues from over 35 different nationalities it’s an inspiring environment for you as young talented intern. At Philips Drachten some of the best consumer product developers in the world work together to create innovative products with excellent end-user experience. 

Our offer 

Philips Drachten could be the start of your promising career, with lots of opportunities develop yourself locally or internationally in different sectors of our company.  At Philips you work for an employer whose activities have a major positive impact on people all over the world. You also get the opportunity to:

  • Strengthen your capabilities and knowledge
  • Be guided by a team of experienced professionals
  • You will receive an internship allowance
  • Within Philips you get the opportunity to expand your professional network

For questions regarding the procedure of this Internship please contact: 

Sara Bohnen

Manager Soft Services & Arbeidscommunicatie 

For questions regarding Technical information please contact:

Dave Geertsma

Engineer / SME Metal forming

Tel: +31 6 18536101 

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