Blaster

Job Description

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 an opening on our Monday to Friday Evening Shift (4:00 p.m. to 12:30 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

If you feel you are the ideal candidate that is needed for this role, please send your resume, along with a cover letter and salary expectations 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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