Blaster

Our History:

VAW Systems Ltd. is an international leader in the design and manufacturing of noise control and filtration equipment for fans and gas turbine engines. We have over a 40+ year history of building high quality products for customers around the world.

VAW is pleased to offer its employees competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits plan including health, dental and vision coverage and employer paid premiums. We also provide a company matched RRSP program, Employee Assistance Program, on the job training and potential for continuous long-term employment and advancement within our organization.

Your Opportunity:

VAW is looking for an experienced Blaster to join our fast paced, safety focused, custom manufacturing facility. We have openings on our Monday to Friday Day Shift (7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) and Midnight Shift (11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.).

Responsibilities:

• Set up, trouble-shoot and operate the grit blasting equipment
• Train other employees in the set-up and operation of the grit blasting equipment
• Ensure quality control is maintained to the established standards
• Operate all paint application equipment for standard primer
• Assembly of product
• Assist Finishing when required by having basic paint guns skills with minimum supervision
• Perform final assembly of products such as installing gaskets, hardware, and bird screens with minimum supervision as required
• Possess the skills and abilities to consistently produce high quality products and set an example for Helpers
• Demonstrate safe operation of equipment
• Ensure quality control is maintained to the established standards
• Must demonstrate a high level of productivity
• Demonstrate a good attitude
• Maintain a good attendance record

Skills and Qualifications:

• Some painting experience would be an asset
• Ideally 2 years of blasting experience
• The ideal candidate will have worked in a metal fabrication manufacturing environment
• Ability to use all hand and power tools
• Ability to operate overhead crane and forklift
• Ability to interpret drawings and sketches is an asset
• Knowledge of/experience in mixing and applying coating systems is an asset
• Knowledge of/experience in MIG welding is an asset
• Ability to work on ladders and at various heights
• Safety focused
• Possess the skills and abilities to consistently produce high quality products and ensure quality control is maintained to the established standards
• Must be organized, flexible, proactive and interact in a positive and respectful manner with co-workers
• Knowledge of industrial/commercial fans, noise control and HVAC systems are assets
• Knowledge of Lean principles an asset

Wage: $20.44 per hour

If you feel you are the ideal candidate that is needed for this role, please send your resume and shift preference in confidence to: hr@vawsystems.com

We appreciate your interest in VAW Systems, however only candidates who are already eligible to work in Manitoba will be considered. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location:

Winnipeg, MB

Job type: Full-time

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