Career Opportunities

IWG is a company where people are passionate about what they do, and where individuals truly make a difference. We are committed to creating a workplace where the values we share result in superior products and service for our customers.

Interested in Working for IWG? 

About Us

For 30 years, International Water-Guard (IWG) has been helping business and commercial aircraft manufacturers improve the quality of on-board water systems, protecting both passengers and crew from the risk of waterborne illnesses.

Operating from our headquarters near Vancouver, British Columbia, our team of aviation water professionals develops innovative solutions to the issues surrounding on-board water supply. We are the world’s leading provider of flight-certified potable water treatment units, on-demand water heaters, aircraft water pumps, a compact water module, and innovative potable water components.

Today, hundreds of corporate, VIP, and military transport operators have chosen an IWG solution to their on-board water needs. More than 4000 of IWG’s units have been factory-installed or retrofitted to aircraft worldwide.

We are looking for a Production Technician

Job Summary

Manufacture products in accordance with production requirements, specifications, modifications, drawings and procedures. Reporting to the Production Supervisor, and within a strict Quality Control structure.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assembling and testing aviation products in accordance with production requirements, specifications, modifications, drawings and procedures;
  • Mechanical assembly;
  • Electronic assembly, ideally from board level up;
  • Operating power tools and machines, such as a droll press;
  • Working at different work stations (i.e. manufacturing, testing, maintenance) as required;
  • Being prepared to receive further in-house training as required;
  • Consulting with production supervisor to schedule production runs in a cost and time efficient manner;
  • Ensuring production deadlines are maintained and products are shipped on schedule;
  • Maintaining records of time and materials, rates of production, and signing off on quality assurance documentation as necessary;
  • Such other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the production Supervisor;

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience/Education:  A minimum of two to three years related work experience or 6 month trade/technical school diploma (preferably in electronics) or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Language skills:  Verbal and written fluency in English;
  • Mechanical Skills:  High;
  • Computer Skills: Word processing, spreadsheet experience and Windows are an asset but not mandatory;

Abilities Required

Health: Must be able to stand 6-7 hours per day and lift objects up to 35 kgs in weight.

Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

apply here: careers@water.aero

We are looking for a Quality Assurance/ Control Inspector

Job Summary

Supporting the Quality Department by performing material and product receiving inspections, performing FAIs and conformance inspections, issuing NCRs for rejected or non-conforming parts, maintaining and scheduling equipment calibration, communicating with Suppliers regarding non-conforming or rejected parts, and issuing and maintaining serial numbers for newly manufactured product.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assisting with issuing and maintaining product serial number files for all newly manufactured products;
  • Communicating and following up with Suppliers for non-conforming product or parts;
  • Requesting and following up with Suppliers for Root cause and Corrective Actions;
  • Assisting with the inspection of materials, processes and finished goods,
  • Assisting with final inspection of manufactured product, reviewing product manufacture documents and preparing release documentation as required;
  • Completing receiving inspections of parts and materials;
  • Completing First Article Inspections (FA) and conformance inspections as required;
  • Issuing NCRs for non-conforming products received from Suppliers as well as on the production floor;
  • Maintaining the Non-Conforming Product holding area and ensuring timely follow through on Material Review Board (MRB) dispositions;
  • Maintaining and updating the testing and measuring equipment maintenance and calibration register;
  • Coordinating activities to ensure testing and measuring equipment calibration schedules are maintained and achieved;
  • Following applicable IWG company policies and procedures;

Minimum Requirements:

  • A combination of relevant education and experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, combined with excellent analytical skills;
  • Experience in using measurement tools (Caliper, Micrometers, etc.);
  • Familiarity with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Good organizational skills in terms of understanding process, priorities and follow through
  • An understanding of the business implications of quality actions/decisions;
  • A strong work ethic, coupled with business integrity, respect for internal and external customers, and a drive to meet and exceed commitments;
  • A commitment to the concept of ongoing quality improvement;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Knowledge or familiarity with ISO 9001, AS 9100 and AS9102 is an asset

Abilities Required

At minimum be able to lift objects weighing between 25 – 50 Lbs.

Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

apply here: careers@water.aero

Send resumés to:

International Water-Guard Industries Inc.
Building #7 – 15050 54A AvenueSurrey,
British Columbia
Canada V3S 5X7

Email: careers@water.aero

Candidates that include their cover letter will be reviewed first.