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2nd Class Power Engineer

Saskatoon, SK

 The Opportunity:

As part of Maple Leaf Foods unionized manufacturing team, the Chief Engineer (2nd Class Power Engineer) will be a contributor to the efficient operation of the McLeod Facility. The incumbent will operate the engineering systems in a safe and efficient manner and in compliance with applicable Acts, Codes, Regulations and Standards; engineering systems includes water (potable, sanitary, storm, etc.), compressed air, steam, HVCAC, ammonia (NH3) refrigeration, boilers, and compressors.

Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by April 29.  Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Maintain, monitor, test and log all steam generating requirements by operation code and establish operating parameters of equipment with set points.
  • Completes routine plant inspections of the ammonia-refrigeration, boilers and compressors and ensures that all systems are operating in a safe and expected manner.
  • Interface with necessary contractual and inspection departments for corrective or legal requirements, including setup of work with 3rd party contractors.
  • Carry out work requests and apply corrective measures in a timely manner utilizing computerized maintenance system (including SAP).
  • Follow all Health & Safety, Food Safety, HACCP, WHMIS and MSDS policies or procedures.
  • Support and provide direction to the Power House team and ensure that appropriate shift coverage is maintained.
  • The incumbent will support the development of SOP's for the start-up of equipment and complete documents to ensure assigned asset numbers as installed, review manuals and generate PM programs for installed equipment.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Valid certificate of qualification as a 2nd Class Operating (Stationary) Engineer. Will consider candidates that have valid 3rd class certification and are close to obtaining their 2nd class certification.
  • Steam, ammonia and refrigeration experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter - able to work well with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good computer skills
•     Experience in a food processing environment
•     Good computer skills - proficient in Microsoft office applications & experience with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)
•     Experience with root cause analysis & continuous improvement programs such as 6Sigma
•     Project management experience
•     Desire to achieve personal, departmental & plant goals

  • Shift is typically 10 hours, Monday-Thursday though this position also covers Stationary Engineers for 12-hour shifts - Rotating schedule that includes, days, nights, and weekends.

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

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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