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Pension Manager

Mississauga - Financial Dr., ON

 The Opportunity:

Elevate your career as the Manager, Pension, leading the charge in administering our company's dynamic retirement programs spanning across Canada and the US. As a key player reporting to the Sr. Manager, Total Rewards, you'll spearhead the seamless execution of program operations, foster internal collaboration, and uphold regulatory compliance.

Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by April 08. Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Expertly administer company retirement programs, ensuring adherence to plan provisions, legislation, and policies.
  • Foster fruitful collaborations with internal teams and external service providers, leveraging your subject matter expertise.
  • Champion process optimization initiatives, enhancing the employee journey along the way.
  • Manage contribution remittances, regulatory filings, and meticulously budget pension programs.
  • Provide strategic leadership to Payroll, HR, and external service providers, driving excellence across the board.
  • Serve as the primary liaison for clients and members, swiftly resolving any escalations.
  • Support Finance in external audits of retirement programs and spearhead financial wellness initiatives.
  • Stay ahead of the curve on changes impacting retirement programs, ensuring our competitiveness remains unrivaled.
  • Lead the charge in testing HRIS updates, while meticulously maintaining documentation and educational materials.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Robust understanding of DB and DC pension plans, coupled with a mastery of provincial legislation.
  • Brilliant analytical skills, coupled with a keen eye for detail.
  • Customer-centric mindset, adept at forging strong partnerships both internally and externally.
  • Exceptional organizational acumen and time management skills, even under the most demanding circumstances.
  • Powerful communication and consulting skills, adaptable to diverse audiences.
  • Initiative-driven with a knack for sound decision-making.

Required Experience and Education:

  • Hold a university degree in Business Administration or a related field.
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years' progressive experience in Canadian DB & DC pension programs.
  • Acquired CEBS or PPAC designation is an asset.
  • Proficient in SAP/Success Factors, Excel, and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience in a unionized environment and familiarity with US 401K programs are preferred.
Don't miss this opportunity to join our team and make a meaningful impact on our company's retirement programs. Apply now to become our next Manager, Pension!

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.
  • A hybrid work model that embraces remote work for eligible roles, helping team members achieve work-life balance—combining the best of both spending time working remotely, benefitting from focus time, and purposeful collaboration in the office setting. 
  • 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

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.

Disclaimer:  Please note that salaries posted on sites other than the MLF Careers Page are not a reflection of Maple Leaf Foods and are an estimated salary range provided by that particular job board.  Maple Leaf Foods offers competitive wages and an attractive total rewards package, which will be discussed during an interview with our Talent Team.


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