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Farm & Breeder Services Coordinator

Hanover, 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

The Opportunity

The critical role is responsible for SAP transactions, data input, analysis, receiving and reporting for the Corporate, Contracted Breeder Operations and Breeder Services.  This role supports administrative requirements for these operations along with Health & Safety requirements.  Works closely with the Hanover Hatchery Manufacturing Coordinator to improve the processes within the operations.   
 

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

  • Receiving all direct & indirect purchases (PO’s) for all farm and breeder services.
  • Assist with schedule preparation for vaccinations of flocks
  • Planning and scheduling of fowl disposal for corporate farms & pullet moves
  • Support investigation of open PO’s with Manufacturing coordinator.
  • Correspondence with external 3rd parties for scheduling purposes
  • Work closely with all operation team members to ensure material needs are met (Min/Max targets reduce expiration),
  • Keep all service tasks on track, track all maintenance direct spends and extra spends associated with farm programs and other pilot/test programs. Manage expenditures against budgets,
  • Support ZBB details with standardized weekly/monthly reporting. 
  • Keep track of capital spending,
  • Manage office supplies
  • Support trial cost tracking,  
  • Obtain quotes for Capital requests
  • Assist with the preparation of capital expenditure submissions
  • Work with Finance on savings projects or adhoc requests
  • Support Health & Safety objectives including reporting
  • Provide support to the RWA program
  • Assist with SOP preparation and updates
  • Communicate pricing updates as required
  • Role will be required to go onto Farms
  • Data input, analysis and reporting for corporate and contracted farm operations
  • OBHECC reporting on a monthly basis
  • Flock data updated monthly
  • Consolidate and summarize flock data from Hatching Egg Producers
  • Gather and summarize data for Contract Pullet flocks into SAP
  • Sort and distribute mail/Prepare UPS Packages
  • Greet visitors

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
  • 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:

  • Decision making skills
  • Advanced computer skills – Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, SAP
  • Proven ability to communicate (verbal and written) effectively at all levels
  • Organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently

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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