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Front Desk Administrator

Brandon, MB

 The Opportunity:

The Front Desk Administrator will support the Brandon operations.  The Administrator will greet and screen office and plant visitors, provide administrative support to office staff, and maintain and organize all office equipment and supplies.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Efficiently manage all mainline incoming calls; including answering calls and forwarding messages on a daily basis to the appropriate individuals/departments in a courteous, helpful and professional manner.
  • Greet and screen office visitors; call employees and advise of guests or special deliveries.
  • Act as a key liaison with courier services; including organization and sorting of deliveries in the mailroom (both internal and external), bill of ladings, courier mail, courier supplies, and bills for payment.
  • Train employees for relief on reception desk and vacation coverage.
  • Proactively create and update phone lists for Brandon operations. Including being main contact for all Brandon plant cell phones, maintaining accurate phone assignments and bills.
  • Effectively maintain office supplies; place and receive all orders, track inventory , and ensure delivery throughout office.
  • Administrative support to all office staff.
  • Provide overhead management support to the Finance Manager as well as other Managers as required.   
  • Assist in the annual overhead budgeting process for office management overheads.
  • Process and verify all Cafeteria deposits. 
  • Deposits taken to the bank on a weekly basis
  • Maintain the meeting room & company vehicle calendars to ensure all booking requests are handled quickly and efficiently.
  • Responsible for care and upkeep of maintenance schedule of the company vehicle
  • Responsible for the maintenance and organization of the mailroom.
  • Special Project and other duties as requested
  • Critical weekly and monthly deadlines are met and provide accurate and timely reporting
  • Arrangements are completed in advance of prearranged tours and guest visits
  • Support Plant Continuous Improvement projects and achievement plant targets
  • Overhead management support provided to Assigned Budget Manager
  • Provide Administrative Support to Plant Manager

What You’ll Bring:

  • Experience in a Front Desk Position is an asset
  • Proficiency with MS Office and SAP is an asset
  • The ability to work cross-functionally
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong leadership and team building skills
  • Valid Manitoba drivers license

What We Offer at Maple Leaf Foods:

  • Being part of a high-performance, people-focused company that has an inspiring and unique vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, and a deep commitment to sustainable protein across North America.
  • An inclusive company culture and a work environment that keeps our people safe, rewards excellence, and empowers everyone to learn and contribute their best.
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that offer flexibility to meet your individual or family needs, including programs focused on improving mental health and wellbeing. These benefits start on your first day of employment.
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan with company matching that starts on your first day of employment.
  • Learning and development opportunities, including workshops, ‘speaker series’ events, and resources that allow you to develop your skills and progress your career.
  • Comprehensive tuition reimbursement program that supports continuous learning and development of our team members through investment in eligible degrees, diplomas, professional certification, or trades programs.
  • Supporting our deep commitment to community impact, we offer up to two paid days annually to volunteer at a cause of your choice.

About Us:

We’re a carbon neutral food company on a purposeful journey to Raise the Good in Food through better nutrition, safer food and workplaces, more humane animal care, and environmental sustainability efforts that protect our planet. We care about our communities and commit to reducing food insecurity in Canada. Join us on the journey. Let’s build a better future, together.

We’re passionate about food. For more than 100 years, we’ve made delicious, healthy protein that Canadians love under iconic national and regional brands, like Maple Leaf®, Schneiders®, and Greenfield Natural Meat Co.® We’re on a journey to become the most sustainable protein company – not just in Canada – but on earth.
  • We are carbon neutral.
  • We are one of the only food companies in Canada to set science-based targets.
  • We aim to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025.
We’re a global food company with more than 13,500 team members. We operate sites in 20+ locations across Canada. We also have locations in the U.S. and Mexico, and do business in Asia.

A diverse and inclusive work environment

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision and living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values. We believe in building, investing in, recognizing, and rewarding remarkable people who value an inclusive workplace, embrace all forms of diversity, and commit to including every voice in our collaborative environment. We’re so much stronger when we know we’re accepted and valued for who we are and what we each bring to the workplace.

We embrace a strong, values-based culture

Our eight Leadership Values are our north star. They guide the decisions we make for all our stakeholders: our consumers, our customers, our people, our communities, our shareholders, and the environment.
  • Doing What’s Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility

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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