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Senior Maintenance Supervisor

Brandon, MB

Maintenance General 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

The Opportunity

 Our pork processing plant in Brandon is currently seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and energetic individual to join the Maple Leaf family.  Are you motivated, ready to be challenged and are driven to succeed in an environment that rewards success.  Get a fresh start with Maple Leaf Consumer Foods.

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

  • Ensure effective implementation and compliance with all Health and Food Safety initiatives.
  • Supervise the duties of the Maintenance Supervisors and the Maintenance staff to address day-to-day equipment and process challenges
  • Ensuring open and effective communications with the Maintenance Supervisors, maintenance staff and all other departments within the plant to maximize production efficiencies and minimize downtime.
  • Manage the Preventative/Predictive Maintenance Program ensuring all work orders are addressed in order of priority.
  • Develop, coach and motivate all Maintenance employees to high performance through reinforcement, training and recognition
  • Ensure that the CMMS (SAP on iPads) is being utilized to meet department KPIs and budget targets.
  • Manage and prioritize projects as requested to maintain plant production.
  • Housekeeping practices and Job Safety Analysis

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:

  • A technical diploma is required, while an Engineering degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 5+ years maintenance supervisory experience in Unionized environment with proven progressive management and leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and motivational skills
  • Previous experience with food processing, CFIA, HACCP and Six Sigma would be an asset
  • Familiar with electrical, health & food safety, CFIA/USDA statutory regulations
  • Expertise essential in RCM/FMEA, MTBF, Preventive and Predictive Maintenance strategies
  • Knowledge of MS Office required, AutoCAD, MS Project would be an asset
  • Strong knowledge of labor relations issues. Good oral and written communication

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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