Job TitleWelder

Job Description

Great innovations start with the people that are passionate and skilled enough to create them. As a diversified health and well-being company, Philips focuses on improving people's lives through those timely and meaningful innovations.

Your Team:

We have a dynamic and rewarding career opportunity for an off shift Welder 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. This site is part of the Magnetic Resonance Business Innovation Unit in Philips Healthcare


The primary responsibilities of this position will be to assemble and weld MRI Magnets.

Working in a team you will successfully assemble a MRI Cryostat to very tight quality standards. In an environment with a focus on lean and continuous improvement your ideas will be solicited to help make improvements.


The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills education and experience:

Must have 1 year welding experience and experience using mechanical assembly tools.

Must be able to perform high quality tig welds and mig welds.

Must be able to perform high quality vacuum leak tight tig welds, on (aluminum).

Must perform cutting, bending, drilling, tapping, and similar operations as required to fabricate intricate assemblies encountered in cryogenic applications.

Must be able to read and understand drawings and supporting documents.

Must be able to use precision instruments.

Must be able to operate bridge cranes and forklift trucks.

Able to perform special assignments as required by the supervisor.

High School graduate or equivalent


Must be capable of lifting 30 pounds.

Must be capable of climbing.

Must be capable of bending and twisting his or her body in various positions.

Must be capable of sitting or standing for long periods of time.

Must be able to use two hands and two feet 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.

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

Our Offer

At Philips, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2025, and every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. Thanks to our employees who share our passion for improving lives, we are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry leading in image guided interventions, ultrasound, patient monitoring, cardiology informatics, sleep therapy and respiratory care. Named one of the Top 50 Happiest Companies in America in 2013, 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

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, and disability, protected veteran or marital status


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