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
Six core values guide us in everything that we do.
Do what’s right
Deliver winning results
Build collaborative teams
Get things done in a fact-based, disciplined way
Learn and grow, inwardly and outwardly
Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble
Farm Supervisor - Hanover The Opportunity: To supervise the daily operations of a poultry farm by assuring quality and production objectives are achieved within budget controls. Manage programs and processes in compliance with Animal Welfare, Health and Safety and Bio-security industry standards. Managing turnover of barn livestock and production quotas within industry standards while complying with all Animal Welfare, Health & Safety and Bio-security protocols. A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:
Assuring adherence to all breeder programs
Assuring adherence to all Animal Welfare programs
Employee management and administration including training and discipline
Ensure employee safety and compliance to the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
Maintaining established production levels of 30,000 - 100,000 broiler/breeders
Ensuring that all company rules, regulations and policies are adhered to
Responsible for development and management of fiscal budgets for location
Scheduling of hourly employees
Create, update and follow company SOP’s
Input daily SAP production data
Participation in development of maintenance program; responsible for capital projects and pricing of equipment
Ensures machinery and equipment are safe, hourly employees are trained and qualified on machinery prior to working on machinery and equipment.
Maintains a safe working environment by educating and directing employees on the use of equipment and resources while maintaining compliance with the OHSA, JHSC recommendations, Company safety rules, GMP’s and CHEQ including documentation
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:
Demonstrated commitment to safe work practices
Must understand and follow all CHEQ/Biosecurity/Animal Welfare procedures
Previous farm experience required; some poultry breeder experience considered an asset
Leadership experience required
Proven ability in current position
Knowledge, understanding and ability to work in a regulated industry
Reliable transportation – must have a valid driver’s license
Solid continuous learning attitude demonstrated by an embrace of change and innovation
Mechanical ability an asset
Must be available to work weekends and holidays
Must be on call
Able to work independently
Must live within 25 kilometers of the farm
Completion of 3 or 4 year College program preferred
Excellent interpersonal, process based, leadership in a supply managed environment
Solid continuous learning attitude demonstrated by an embrace of change and innovation.
Good working knowledge of MS Productivity Tools – Word, Excel
Highly motivated and able to work on their own and as part of a team
Good writing skills
Farm operations experience
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 email@example.com. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.