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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 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.

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 (7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) and evening shifts (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



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


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 an interview will be contacted.


To apply for the Shop Helper job at VAW Systems , send your resume to S. West at
Don't forget to mention "Winnipeg Job Bank" or "WJB" when applying

Company Name

VAW Systems

Posted By

S. West

Job Category

Post Date

June 8, 2018 (1 week ago)

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