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HR Coordinator - Contract

Saskatoon, SK

HR Coordinator - Contract

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

The Opportunity

 The HR Coordinator plays an integral role within our manufacturing facility. You will be the coach on the playing field, providing support and guidance to our team members. You are passionate about safety and promote a culture where safety comes first.   You thrive in an environment that is fast paced and have a keen sense for continuous improvement. 

A snapshot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do: 

  • Responsible for leading hourly hiring activities – recruitment, interviewing, orientation
  • Coordination and administration of leaves, layoffs and terminations
  • Manage hourly attendance program
  • Ensure all hourly MSS transactions are accurate and completed
  • Administration of benefits and pension enrolment - assist employees with forms as well as answering inquiries and resolving any issues or concerns
  • Actively facilitates and contributes to plant initiatives
  • Run weekly and monthly reports and metrics, ie., turnover %, attendance, etc.
  • Works with HR Manager on labour relations issues
  • Aid in identifying training and development opportunities and optimal delivery methods
  • Work with various corporate departments including payroll, compensation and benefits, and HR services team to ensure needs of our employees are met
  • Assist and provide coverage for payroll completion activities and inquiries
  • Other duties and assignments as required

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
  • Employee Assistance Program

What you will bring:

  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a related field
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience, within a manufacturing environment would be an asset
  • Ability to analyze data, identify trends and opportunities, translating these into clear and effective actionable
    goals while creating an environment of continuous improvement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • System savvy and very comfortable with using Microsoft Office tools

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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