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Philips Welder in Latham, New York


We have a dynamic and rewarding career opportunity for 2nd and 3rd shift Welders 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. In this welding role you are responsible for assembling and welding MRI Magnets.

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

  • Create high quality tig welds and mig welds

  • Perform excellent vacuum leak tight tig welds, on (aluminum)

  • Ability to cut, bend, drill, tap, and similar operations as required to fabricate intricate assemblies encountered in cryogenic applications

  • Ability to read and understand drawings and supporting documents

  • Demontrated ability to use precision instruments

  • Experience operating bridge cranes and forklift trucks

  • Able to perform special assignments as required by the supervisor

  • Must be able to read and write to follow our documentation assembly procedures and sign off documentation as required.

  • 1 year welding experience and experience using mechanical assembly tools is required

  • High School graduate or equivalent


  • Capable of lifting 30 pounds

  • Capable of climbing

  • Able to bend and twist body in various positions.

  • Able to sit and standing for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to use two hands and two feet or equivalent to perform the tig welding process.

  • Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with his or her coworker during assembly procedures.

  • Must have good vision to control the size of the weld puddle to achieve high quality welds.

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing our manufacturing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this 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.

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. Learn more by watching this video .

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 .

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.