Careers

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 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 (full-time only) 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.

If you are interested in joining our growing team, please check-out the following opportunities:

[A] Design / Manufacturing Engineer

VAW is currently seeking an energetic and talented individual to fill the role of Design / Manufacturing Engineer. Working with our Engineering team in Winnipeg, this individual will be responsible for designing and creating detailed manufacturing drawings of our custom equipment. The ideal candidate thrives in a team environment, is an independent self-starter, and strives for excellence.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with customers to establish performance and design criteria
  • Interpret customer specifications
  • Develop and document design concepts
  • Create manufacturing drawing packages, including: assembly & part drawings, flat pattern development, shear lists & bill of materials
  • Standardize and improve existing product designs
  • Support VAW’s continuous improvement initiatives

Skills and Qualifications:

Required:

  • Minimum 3 years of product design and manufacturing engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience using 3D Modeling Software (Inventor preferred)
  • Experience using AutoCAD and MS Office
  • Self-motivated, eager to learn, positive attitude and a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Problem-solver with the proven ability to meet goals and deadlines
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred:

  • Experience in a sheet metal manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge in structural steel selection, construction standards, codes and specifications
  • Knowledge in plate stress and beam analysis

 

[B] Technologist, Project Management

VAW Systems is growing and currently seeking an energetic and driven individual to fill the role of Technologist, Project Management. As a Technologist, Project Management you will manage assigned projects and process customer orders.  The ideal candidate thrives in a team environment, is an independent self-starter, and strives for excellence.

Responsibilities:

  • Check and process orders in compliance with contract specifications and Company policies
  • Prepare Submittal / Certified drawings and Engineering drawings
  • Ensure tasks are prioritized and completed within timelines
  • Proactively identify, assess and manage project risks
  • Facilitate Contract Review Meetings as required on non–standard projects between engineering, production,
  • R & D, Sales and Quality
  • Prepare Release packages for production/fabrication of orders
  • Review and approve Billing once project is shipped and complete
  • Advise customers of order status of projects as required to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Assist customer with any questions they may have on order, specific product or software
  • Help customers with issues that may arise after job has shipped to site and been installed – (quality, installation and freight issues)

Skills and Qualifications:

Required:

  • The ideal candidate would be a graduate of Mechanical Engineering Technology with 1-5 years of experience
  • Certified Technologist, or eligible for certification with CTTAM an asset
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, MS Office
  • Excellent English communication skills: verbal, reading comprehension, writing, negotiating and listening
  • Customer and results focused, eager to learn, positive attitude and a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Hands on problem solver, engaged team player with exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills

Preferred:

  • Work-related experience and knowledge of noise control and industrial/commercial fans
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP systems
  • Understand pricing techniques in order to quote jobs

 

[C] Designer

VAW is currently seeking an energetic and talented individual to fill the role of Designer. Working with our Engineering team in Winnipeg, this individual will be responsible for designing and creating detailed manufacturing drawings of our custom equipment. The ideal candidate thrives in a team environment, is an independent self-starter, and strives for excellence.

Responsibilities:

  • Create manufacturing drawing packages, including: assembly & part drawings, flat pattern development, shear lists & bill of materials
  • Develop and document design concepts
  • Standardize and improve existing product designs
  • Support VAW’s continuous improvement initiatives

Skills and Qualifications:

Required:

  • Minimum 3 years of product design and manufacturing design experience
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma
  • Experience using 3D Modeling Software (Inventor preferred)
  • Experience using AutoCAD and MS Office
  • Self-motivated, eager to learn, positive attitude and a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Problem-solver with the proven ability to meet goals and deadlines
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred:

  • Experience in a sheet metal manufacturing environment

 

 

If you feel you are the ideal candidate that is needed for any of the above roles, 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.