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Test Technician


This is a Full-time position in Latham, NY posted May 25, 2020.

Location: Latham, NY

Job Title

Test Technician

Job Description

Philips’ mission to improve lives is more relevant now than ever. We are increasing production of certain critical care products and solutions to help diagnose and treat patients. In this role you have an opportunity to directly impact lives of people around the world and help solve some of the toughest challenges affecting us today.

We have a dynamic and rewarding career opportunity for a 3rd shift Test Technician (11:20pm – 7:30am) 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.

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

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

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.