A Fresh Approach to Vacuum Microwave Food Drying Technology

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 Posted on November 27, 2018
 Location: Burnaby, BC
 Position Start Date: ASAP

General Description:

NuWave is experiencing explosive growth in the rapidly growing agricultural tech Sector. NuWave has revolutionized the dehydration of fruits, and vegetables. By utilizing vacuum microwave dehydration technology, NuWave produces state-of-the-art industrial dehydrators for food processors that not only increase their profits but also benefit the environment through its clean technology. We are looking to add a Welder that embodies NuWave’s core values of hard work, teamwork, exceptional customer service, and superior craftsmanship.

Position Summary:

The successful candidate is responsible for working with the Welding Team to manufacture the industrial dehydration units to Pharma and Food Grade Standards. They will be reasonable for the welding, metal graining and manufacturing of the units, to make sure everything remains on budget and schedule.


  • Set up welding machines based on the job at hand or using a Welding Procedure Specification
  • Read and interpret blueprints and/or drawings to determine the specific welding requirements
  • MIG and TIG weld stainless-steel components based on the specifications of the blueprints and/or drawings
  • Ensure work is done safely and meets quality standards
  • Follow, create and help maintain Welding Procedure Specifications
  • Operate machinery used in the production process, or assist machine operators
  • Assemble items as instructed by the floor supervisor
  • Keep work areas clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and facilities
  • Follow all company rules and policies
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task
  • Follow all safety rules and quality standards
  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency
  • Prepare product for shipment
  • Lift raw materials, final products, and items packed for shipment, manually (up to 50 pounds), or using a hoist or forklift
  • Uphold all ISO and Worksafe BC standards applicable to the responsibilities above


Educational Qualifications:

  • High school or equivalent – required
  • Certified Welder – Level A and or “Red Seal”


Previous Experience:

  • Certified Welder – minimum 5 years’ experience required
  • TIG welding stainless steel experience
  • Experience with Food /Pharmaceutical grade (#4 finish)
  • Experience with CNC machines and automatic saws is an asset
  • Ability to lift heavy items up to 50 pounds consistently required
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
  • Ability to identify and measure materials
  • Ability to produce quality products consistently
  • Ability to follow instructions given both verbally and in written form
  • Willingness to learn and work to the best of his/her abilities as well as dependable work ethic
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs and uses
  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, calipers, tape measures and angle gauges
  • Ability to read and interpret documents furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, quality manuals and procedure manuals
  • Familiarity with the metric system and imperial system
  • Ability to perform simple shop math, convert decimals to fractional equivalents and fractions to decimal equivalents

Minimum Additional Training:


  • Pressure Welding Procedure tests


Other Skills:

  • Physically fit and able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to manage time and multiple priorities to execute high-quality deliverables
  • Good interpersonal skills; a person who listens well, respects diversity of opinions and has an open, clear and succinct communication style.
  • Capable of working independently and unsupervised for extended periods of time
  • Ability to see the big picture while not losing focus on the small details
  • Ability to problem solve and communicate effectively
  • Strong work ethics and leads by example
  • Strong team player, willing to support all areas of the business as required