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

Available Positions

Manufacturing Administrator

The Manufacturing Administrator interfaces with and transfers information between various groups within the organization including Sales, Supply Chain, Finance, Production, Engineering and Technical Support. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining segments of the corporate ERP and QMS system such as: generating BOMs, transmitting ECN changes, coordinating ECN scheduling and implementation, processing and distribution of engineering drawings, gathering cost and time routing data, maintaining quality of data entry, ensuring proper ERP processes are followed, support production scheduling, maintaining the documentation control system as well as the master hardcopy and electronic filing systems. Coordinating and facilitating activities across departments within the company is a critical function of this position. Other facilitation and administrative duties may also be required. The successful candidate must be a positive self-starter and be willing to go beyond the basic job description.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a business or finance administration is required.
  • Minimum 2 years working with a corporate ERP system is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English is required.
  • An extremely high work quality level and exceptional attention to detail is required.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment is required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word and Excel, is required.
  • Formal certification as a financial or business administrator is strongly preferred.
  • Formal training with ERP administration or management is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in an engineering or manufacturing environment is an asset.
  • Lean manufacturing training or experience is an asset.

If your experience and qualifications match these requirements, please forward your resume by July 31st 2016 to HR Manager.

Fax: 250-740-3208
Mail: 1333 Kipp Road, Nanaimo, BC. V9X 1R3.

Junior / Intermediate Mechanical Engineer

The Junior or Intermediate Mechanical Engineer reports to the Engineering Manager and is responsible for providing technical input to product design/development projects within the organization as well as assisting with project coordination. The position requires the candidate to be capable in all areas of the product design process from conceptualization, through analysis and refinement, to implementation and commercialization as well as engaging in continuous improvement. The candidate must employ a working knowledge of manufacturing techniques and principles to balance company cost with customer value. Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate within the Engineering department and across all departments to achieve targets set by the management team to meet strategic goals of the company and realize business growth.
  • Work directly with the sales and marketing department to ensure features of new and existing product lines are providing value to the customer.
  • Act as technical liaison with internal and external customer and suppliers as required.
  • Utilize project planning tools and organization methods to specify project milestones and estimate timelines to complete tasks.
  • Be proficient in engineering principles and design techniques including traditional theory, manual calculation solutions and software solutions (i.e. 3D Modeling, Drafting, FEA and Numerical Modeling).
  • Employ engineering principles and design techniques to develop and maintain core components and product assemblies.
  • Implement knowledge of fabrication methods and manufacturing processes to bolster the robustness of products as well as efficiency and productivity within the facility.
  • Ensure full engineering practices, compliance with recognized standards and testing procedures are adhered to.
  • Employ thorough analysis methodology and strong analytical decision-making in all aspects of engineering activities.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 4-year Bachelor of Engineering Degree from an accredited university of good standing or equivalent is required.
  • Post-graduate technical degree is an asset.
  • 2 – 5 years of relevant industry work experience is preferred. Other experience levels will be considered.
  • Project management training (such as PMP) is an asset.
  • Lean manufacturing training or experience is an asset.
  • Strong hands-on mechanical aptitude is required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English is required.
  • Experience in the automotive industry is an asset.
  • Experience with air compressors, particularly rotary screw, is an asset.
  • Working knowledge of engineering drawing standards (i.e. ASTM, ANSI, ISO) including interpretation and application of GD&T is an asset.
  • Working capability with 3D modelling, drafting, office, finite element software is required.
  • Working knowledge of machining, casting, molding, sheet metal, weldment, fabrication, heat/chemical treatments and associated material characteristics is required.
  • A high-energy work ethic, high independent initiative as well as a positive, collaborative, team-oriented attitude is required.

If your experience and qualifications match these requirements, please forward your resume by July 31st 2016 to HR Manager.

Fax:                        250-740-3208
Mail:                      1333 Kipp Road, Nanaimo, BC. V9X 1R3.