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Guelph, ON · Manufacturing

Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Do you consider yourself a team player?  Are you double-vaccinated and eligible to work in Canada?  If so, we want to hear from you!  At MLF Speedvale, we pride ourselves on our commitment to our team members and producing quality products!

Who we are!
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.

The Role:
Maple Leaf Foods at 643 Speedvale Ave. W., in Guelph is accepting applications for an Shipper/Receiver within our Prepared Meats Plant which specializes in Lunches, Snacking, & Charcuterie products. Duties may include:
  • Pre-operational inspections, operation, and shutdown of all related equipment for efficient and safe operation (i.e., Forklifts, Counterbalance, Motorized walkie, Pump cart, Scanners)
  • Thorough, accurate, and neat completion of forms form.
  • Adherence to Standard Operating Procedures for product components and packaging materials (i.e.; FIFO procedures)
  • Load and receive trailers (live load from the line) and inventory counting
  • Employees will be required to complete aptitude testing (reading comprehension, written communications, numeracy)
  • Other duties as assigned

Hours of Work:
  • Monday to Friday with occasional Saturday overtime.
  • Full time, Permanent
  • Shift times are:
    • 11:00 am to 7:30 pm
    • 7:00 am to 3:30 pm
What we are looking for:
  • Heavy lifting, frequent pulling, twisting, bending, and standing for long periods of time is required
  • Safe and proper operation of MHE
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Ability to record and document accurate information
  • Ability to maintain cleanliness of areas of responsibility which may include wiping, sanitizing and sweeping
  • Computer skills are required
  • Interact and share information with employees at all levels (Team Members, Lead Hands, Supervisors, Others).  
  • Actively participates in their work group.
  • Actively finding new and improved ways of completing tasks.
  • Is willing to try new things and assume additional responsibilities (i.e.; keeps up with production requirements, prioritizes and organizes effectively)
  • Employees must pass MHE Certification Training (Forklifts, Pump cart, Motorized walkie) including the theoretical & practical portions
  • Employees will receive the necessary training and will be required to complete an evaluation prior to being eligible for the position and or the higher category rate of pay

Why Choose Maple Leaf Foods?
  • Essential business through Covid-19
  • Leading Consumer Protein Company
  • Competitive Wages:  Starting rate is $20.56 with ability to earn up to $21.31
  • Comprehensive benefits package (Extended Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability.
  • Pension Program
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Gain Sharing Program – Potential to earn up to $0.60/hour extra!
  • Clean and safe environment
  • Personal Protective Equipment provided
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Equal Opportunity Employer
Please apply online or in-person today! 

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 prior to their first day of work..  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.  

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 or 905-285-5862.  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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