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Maintenance Supervisor

Brampton - Kennedy Rd, ON

Maintenance Supervisor

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

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

  • Ensuring the efficient operation of plant equipment.
  • Supporting and driving the implementation of any improvement initiatives.
  • Managing the maintenance budget by controlling cost, planning repairs and curing best pricing.
  • Managing a team of five (5) trade people and a plant currently running 2-production shifts/day, 5 days/week.
  • Develop his team by providing sound and consistent leadership, support and training.
  • Participate and support the implementation of new equipment.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a preventive maintenance program on production equipment and buildings ensuring that any planned preventive repairs are scheduled in accordance with production schedule.
  • Actively supporting the Maple Leaf, Quality, Food Safety and Health and Safety programs.
  • Overseeing and directing plant projects including those involving outside contractors.
  • Being flexible, capable and willing to perform any maintenance task as the circumstances may require.
  • Ensuring that the plant is in compliance with Federal, Provincial and Municipal legislation.
  • Developing and maintaining positive cross-functional relationships.
  • Representing the Maintenance Department at meetings 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
  • 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

What you will bring:

  • Minimum of a college degree in either mechanical, electrical, Power Engineer, electro-mechanics.
  • Red Seal will be an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Very good interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS-Office and AutoCAD.
  • 5 years experience as a member of maintenance team.
  • Previous experience working in the food industry would be highly advantageous.
  • Flexibility to work over time as and when required.
  • 3 years as a Maintenance Supervisor within Unionized environment
  • Excellent troubleshooter.
  • Understanding of HACCP and CFIA requirements.

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our employees.  As part of this commitment, we have adopted a number of COVID-19 safety measures, including a requirement for all employees to be fully vaccinated by March 31, 2022 and to show proof of vaccination.   In keeping with this policy, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination by March 31, 2022 (or prior to their first day of work if the start date is after March 31, 2022).  We will of course consider accommodations for anyone unable to be vaccinated following human rights and other applicable laws
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.
Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision, living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values, and delivering winning results. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired; please contact our Talent Attraction Team at accommodations@mapleleaf.com.

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