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Shop Helper

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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 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.

VAW is looking for Shop Helpers to join our fast paced, safety focused, custom manufacturing facility. We have openings on our Monday to Friday day (7:20 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) and evening shifts (4:00 p.m. to 12:40 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 

·         Operate grit blaster

·         Provide assistance to others as required


 ·         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 skills and abilities to consistently produce high quality products & ensure quality control is maintained to the established standards

·         Must be organized, flexible, proactive and interact in a positive & respectful manner with co-workers

·         Knowledge of industrial/commercial fans, noise control & HVAC systems is an asset

·         Knowledge of Lean principles is an asset

Wages are as per Collective Agreement and start at $13.00 per hour. Applicable shift premiums will apply. 

If you feel you are the ideal candidate that is needed for this role, please send your resume, along with a cover letter 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 a paint test and interview will be contacted.



To apply for the Shop Helper job at VAW Systems , send your resume to S. West at
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Company Name

VAW Systems

Posted By

S. West

Job Category

Post Date

April 27, 2018 (3 weeks ago)

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