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Maintenance Planner

Winnipeg, MB
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
Maintenance Planner - WINNIPEG
The Opportunity:
The incumbent is responsible and provides technical planning, scheduling and cost control assistance to maintenance, production and various groups.  Includes developing final logical work sequences, cost estimates and resource allocations, update and maintain records in computerized maintenance management system.
A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:
  • Communicate between all facets of a manufacturing environment to schedule and prioritize all maintenance assignments.
  • Identify and resolve problems, recommending improvements in the planning process and ensure routine schedules
  • Maintain sage and clean work environment by ensuring plant is in accordance with governing practices, codes and regulations.
  • Provide technical planning, scheduling for short and long-range weekend activity and assist groups to ensure optimal maintenance effectiveness.
  • Review all incoming work requests and estimate cost of corrective action
  • Prioritize and schedule the work backlog by type and status
  • Produce planned work schedule for Maintenance Supervisors
  • Development and Implementation of PM Program
  • Development/implementation and review of PM checklist/schedule
  • Conduct follow-up to ensure satisfactory completion of required work
  • Responsible for updating the equipment master file database
  • Working with outside contractor to identify cost and implementation of major repairs and assess completed work to ensure work completed is up to Maple Leaf standards
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:
  • Grade 12 plus up to 2 years of study in a related field, technical school diploma at a community college, university or equivalent, plus a trade, apprenticeship or operating training
  • Highly organized individual capable of managing multiple projects in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  •  Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office computer skills.  Individuals with SAP knowledge are preferred
  • 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment

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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