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Careers at Vanguard EMS


Manufacturing That Makes a Difference

At Vanguard EMS, we seek people who want to put down roots and grow at a great place to work.

We’re proud to contribute to the heritage of high-quality U.S. manufacturing for products that sustain human life, defend our country’s safety, and strengthen its infrastructure. If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, and you have a desire to work and grow as part of a high-performance team, we’d like to talk with you.


Vanguard is a land of opportunity. It’s a place where you can begin in an entry-level role and develop into a Process or Manufacturing Engineer, Production, Project or Program Manager, Director of Manufacturing or IT, and more. Many of us have. It’s a place that fosters growth. This is just one element of what makes it such a great place to work. - Aaron, Project Manager


At Vanguard EMS, Teamwork Drives Success

We believe there is no better testimonial to the culture at Vanguard EMS than experienced team members who recruit friends, past colleagues, and family members to work here.

Many of our people have been with us for over 20 years, and they are our best recruiters. Why is this? We listen. We believe every team member brings a unique contribution. We believe those closest to the job at hand understand it well and are best positioned to solve problems and suggest improvements. Our front-line team members are often the sources of great ideas that contribute significantly to the success of Vanguard EMS.


Working at Vanguard EMS is like working for your family-owned business. We are a big family: we work together for common goals, and we share the responsibilities and the rewards. Vanguard EMS provides the opportunities and training needed to keep me moving forward. It’s a vibrant and fun place to work. - Mak, Project Leader


We’re Serious About Developing Talent

Vanguard EMS deeply values internal growth and promotes from within whenever possible. To cultivate the next generation of manufacturing professionals at Vanguard EMS, we invest in training and foster a culture of mentoring. We strongly encourage you to learn from those you work with, and pass down what you have perfected to those who come after. Numerous Vanguard EMS team members possessing the capability and desire to grow have advanced to become directors and managers as a result of this approach.

Visitors notice our engaged employees and culture of continuous improvement. Customers love what they see and hear from employees on the manufacturing floor and walk away feeling they will be well-served at Vanguard. In fact, most customers have been with us for over 10 years, growing right along with us. As our CEO Floyd Sutz says, “The best way to have a great reputation is to be deserving of it.”

If you’d like to be a part of a team building meaningful and life-sustaining products, please fill out the application below. Join us and make a difference!


Vanguard EMS stands out in how much it values its employees.
Working at Vanguard, you do not just have just a job - you also have opportunities to grow and gain new knowledge. You will see some exciting changes as the company strives to continually improve across the entire factory. While everything at Vanguard is not perfect, every attempt is made to fix problems. When a manager comes up to you, addresses you by your name, and asks how you are doing, it is not just to make small talk. They check in because they really do care about us. - Edward, Shipping Associate



• Employees get 15 days of paid time off (PTO) in the first year of their employment.

• Medical, dental, 401(k), short term disability.

• Profit sharing.

• In-house training.


Job Application Process

After submitting your application, Vanguard EMS will contact you. We respond to every application, whether or not we’d like to interview you.

If you are selected for an interview, please arrive 30 minutes early to sit for comprehension and color blindness tests. These are basic tests all Vanguard EMS employees must pass to be able to work on the products we build.

Vanguard EMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Notices and Rights - Health and Welfare Plan.


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