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Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

Brampton - Walker Drive, ON
A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company
Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.
Our job is to make great food
Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging.  We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.
Raise the Good in Food
We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.
Our Leadership Values

Eight core values guide us in everything that we do.
  • Do What’s Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility
Shipping & Receiving Supervisor

The Opportunity:

The Shipping and Receiving Supervisor will be responsible for all logistics functions within the facility, including coordinating with internal and external delivery drivers and managing all internal shipping and receiving activities.  The incumbent will work closely with Purchasing, Production, QA and Scheduling in order to coordinate movement of product on and off site.
A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:
  • Oversee the order fulfillment operation to ensure the accuracy of receiving, warehousing, order picking, cycle counts, and on-time trailer departure
  • Ensure accurate recordkeeping of all materials sent and received to storage
  • Follow the QA hold and release protocols by ensuring the proper tracking of all held finished products and work in process
  • Maintain adequate supply of pallets to be used by the facility
  • Primary contact for processing bills of lading
  • Monitor and control labour costs and productivity performance
  • Maintain an inventory information system to aid in production scheduling
  • Submit work order requests to maintenance and follow/up on status
  • Responsible for activities of supervising the hourly shipping and janitorial staff which includes: enforcing conformance with plant rules, co-ordination of staffing, time and attendance administration, addressing complaints, administration of approved disciplinary measures, communication of employee performance, employee coaching and training
  • Effectively handle union relations including the administration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Provide staff training and development on warehousing equipment and systems
  • Lead weekly workgroup meetings and provide coaching and status updates to the group
  • Ensure compliance with internal company policies and standard operating procedures (ie. HACCP, GMP) and external regulations/legislation (ie. CFIA, OHSA, ESA)
  • Conduct departmental meetings as required
  • Other duties as assigned
What we have to offer you:
  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and   expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business.
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible. 
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