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Philips Test Technician in Latham, New York



In this role, you have the opportunity to

Support process improvements and cost reduction activities.

You are responsible for

  • Performing Final System Testing, Special Engineering Testing, Prototype System Testing, In-process Electrical tests, and Incoming Inspection Electrical testing

- Analyzing abnormalities that occur within own working area and reasons based upon technical knowledge, where the cause lies and remedies it

  • Determining, based upon own understanding/technical knowledge, how best to approach the task and how to solve abnormalities

  • Preparing discrepancy reports

You are a part of

We have a dynamic and rewarding career opportunity for a 3rd shift Test Technician in Latham, NY .

The Latham MR Magnets facility is a manufacturing and development site for Magnetic Resonance Imaging magnets and other superconducting products used in Philips Magnetic Resonance Imaging and other customers.

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

  • Associates degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology/or Equivalent Military Training

  • Min 2 years of experience in Manufacturing of electronic or mechanical equipment

  • Experience with database data entry, report writing, LabVIEW

  • Experience with vacuum systems, and cryogenic liquid handling is a plus

  • Knowledge of personal computers, Microsoft excel, micrometers, data acquisition systems

  • Knowledge of test equipment operation, testing requirements and of quality assurance practices and procedures

  • Ability to build and maintain specialized test equipment and the ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical test equipment to component level

  • Ability to read and understand schematic diagrams and test equipment manuals

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

In return, we offer you

Named one of the Top 50 Happiest Companies in America, we enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs.

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 . 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 on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions .

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