Our History:

VAW Systems Ltd. is an international leader in the design and manufacture 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 Systems 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.

If you feel you are the ideal candidate for any of the available positions, please send your resume, along with a cover letter and salary expectations in confidence to:

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.

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


VAW is looking for Shop Helpers to join our fast paced, safety focused, custom manufacturing facility.  We have openings on our Monday to Friday Evening Shift (4:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.).


  • Build pallets and crates for shipping
  • Crate and package product in preparation for shipment
  • Material handling
  • Clean and scrape welded products in preparation for painting
  • Insulating or bagging insulation
  • Assemble components and products
  • Perform final assembly of components such as attaching bird screens, installing air filters and doors, installing gaskets, etc.
  • Operate grit blaster
  • Provide assistance to others as required

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • 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 is an asset
  • Knowledge of Lean principles is an asset 


  • Dental Care
  • Extended Health Care
  • Vision Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • RRSP Match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Overtime Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • On-Site Parking

Wage:  $15.85 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:




VAW Systems seeks 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. 


  • 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:


  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma
  • 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


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



VAW Systems continues to grow and is 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.


  • 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:


  • The ideal candidate would be a graduate of Mechanical Engineering Technology with 1-5 years of experience
  • 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


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