Careers at VMAC

Do you want to work for an industry leader in mobile air compressor technology?

Do you have specific skills in Engineering, Marketing, Trades, Accounting or Technical Sales experience in Industrial Equipment and wish to move to beautiful Vancouver Island, British Columbia?

If yes, please submit your cover letter and resume to:

VMAC Human Resource Manager at careers@vmac.ca.

Available Positions

Fastener Pack Assembler

If you can accurately perform a variety of mechanical assembly and warehousing tasks in an efficient and cost effective manner then this is the position for you. You must be able to work well under pressure, and have a working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

Position Specific Duties:

  • Assemble fastener packages for shipping as required for Production Schedule and customer orders
  • Liaise with Parts department in a timely manner to ensure adequate supply of parts.
  • Report on spoilage, stock damage, shrinkage and inventory inaccuracies
  • Monitor inventory levels and report on outages, low or overstock quantities
  • Ensure the efficient and economical utilization of facilities for storing and distributing goods
  • Prepare reports as required
  • Participate in periodic physical inventory counts
  • Participate in the development and implementation of department objectives
  • Liaise with other departments internally to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications / Education / Training:

  • 1+ years related work experience
  • High school diploma and/or post secondary education in a related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • WHMIS certification
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

If you have a team player aptitude, excellent analytical and communication skills and an amazing work ethic then please forward your resume and cover letter to the HR Department by May 8th 2015.
E-mail: careers@vmac.ca
Fax: 250-740-3208
Mail: 1333 Kipp Road, Nanaimo, BC. V9X 1R3.

Electrical Engineer

We have a new opening for a full-time Electrical Engineer with strong Project Management capabilities. This position’s primary responsibilities are to work with coworkers to take a design from prototype to manufacture through “hands on” prototype evaluation, reliability, documentation and manufacturability stages. This position requires liaising with internal and external customers and suppliers, including large vehicle manufacturers. This engineer must maintain a good working relationship with internal departments to help facilitate rapid development and keep new products on schedule to market release. Working with internal teams, scheduling and costing needs to be developed and followed. Strong analytical decision-making, leadership and organizational skills are essential.

Additional responsibilities will include the creation and maintenance of cost-leadership of product lines through component redesign and testing, resolve manufacturing issues, promote continuous improvement initiatives, and provide high-level technical support. It is important that the candidate is familiar with manufacturing practices and automotive electrical systems.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Electrical engineering degree with 5-10 years (preferred) design and project management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong hands-on background required (automotive / engine preferred)
  • Assertive self-starter with a positive attitude and excellent work ethic
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • High energy level with ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • High organizational and documentation skills, and familiarity with common product development processes
  • Participate in the design process as required by the project and perform design tasks as directed by the Engineering Manager
  • Interpreting and applying GD&T
  • Create documentation using SolidWorks, Eagle, Mplab & review M2M data for accuracy and costs.
  • Create clear and concise test reports
  • Experienced and trained in:
    • SolidWorks and Microsoft Office software, manufacturing processes, general machining and fabrication techniques, and analytical decision-making
    • Conventional machine tool operation, and steel and aluminum fabrication experience an asset
    • Reciprocating and/or rotary screw compressor knowledge will be a distinct advantage
    • Instrumentation and data acquisition systems knowledge.

Please forward your cover letter and resume by April 30, 2015 to the HR Manager.
E-mail: careers@vmac.ca
Fax: 250-740-3208
Mail: 1333 Kipp Road, Nanaimo, BC. V9X 1R3.


Mechanical Engineer

We have a new opening for a full-time Mechanical Engineer who is strong in Project Management. This position’s primary responsibilities are to work with coworkers to take a design from prototype to manufacture through “hands on” prototype evaluation, reliability, documentation and manufacturability stages. This position requires liaising with internal and external customers and suppliers, including large vehicle manufacturers. This engineer must maintain a good working relationship with internal departments to help facilitate rapid development and keep new products on schedule to market release. Working with internal teams, scheduling and costing needs to be developed and followed. Strong analytical decision-making, leadership and organizational skills are essential.
Additional responsibilities will include the creation and maintenance of cost-leadership of product lines through component redesign and testing, resolve manufacturing issues, promote continuous improvement initiatives, and provide high-level technical support. It is important that the candidate is familiar with manufacturing practices and mechanical systems.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Mechanical engineering degree with 5-10 years (preferred) design and project management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong hands-on mechanical background required (automotive / engine preferred)
  • Assertive self-starter with a positive attitude and excellent work ethic
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • High energy level with ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • High organizational and documentation skills, and familiarity with common product development processes
  • Participate in the design process as required by the project and perform design tasks as directed by the Engineering Manager
  • Interpreting and applying GD&T
  • Create component machining, fabrication, sheet metal, and assembly CAD models and drawings
  • Create clear and concise test reports
  • Experienced and trained in:
    • SolidWorks and Microsoft Office software, manufacturing processes, general machining and fabrication techniques, and analytical decision-making
    • Conventional machine tool operation, and steel and aluminum fabrication experience an asset
    • Reciprocating and/or rotary screw compressor knowledge will be a distinct advantage
    • Instrumentation and data acquisition systems knowledge an asset, but not essential

Please forward your cover letter and resume by April 30, 2015 to the HR Manager.
E-mail: careers@vmac.ca
Fax: 250-740-3208
Mail: 1333 Kipp Road, Nanaimo, BC. V9X 1R3.