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Foodservice – Multi-Unit Sales Representative

Mississauga - Financial Dr., ON

 The Opportunity:

Responsible for supporting the Multi Unit Sales teams by ensuring key sales information, insights and recommendations are available on a timely basis to enhance customer business development efforts.  Equally responsible for providing support and information to internal business functions consequently allowing Multi Unit Sales teams effective external focus.                        

Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by May 22. Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Reporting directly to the Multi Unit Sales Director, this role provides an opportunity for ambitious and willing candidates to develop their career at a tier 1 CPG Food Company, while building a deep understanding of the foodservice industry and Maple Leaf’s internal workings.
  • Work directly with the Multi Unit Director and Multi Unit Sales Managers to manage internal processes, and projects. Projects can consist of:
    • Participate in the creation of new menu items for key customers, collaborating with marketing and product development
    • Build and summarize forecasts with the Multi Unit Director and Sales Manager
    • Partner with cross functional teams to create recommendations that will enable our sales team to increase sales
      (ie. Pricing, Product Development, Fulfillment, Marketing, Revenue Management)
  • Work directly with Multi Unit Director and Multi Unit Sales Managers to prepare and attend key customer meetings. Potential customers that candidates will have the opportunity to interact with:
    • Chick fil a, Chipotle, Recipe Unlimited, MTY Group, Osmow’s, Wild Wing, McDonalds, Tim Horton’s, A&W, Pizza Nova, Pizza Pizza, Popeye’s, Subway, Mr. Sub, etc.
    • Effectively communicate customer requirements across all internal functions
  • Develop a deep understanding of our various customers to provide value-added services to Multi Unit Sales Team, ultimately building winning relationships internally and externally.
  • Build your business literacy and commercial acumen in a large organization; leveraging data and resources internally and externally to build your stories. Inclusive of shipment data, market data, financial data, and network capabilities.
  • Ensure systems / processes are effectively managed and improved.
  • Complete analysis, gain key insights and make recommendations on key performance indicators/trends and future opportunities such as sales volume, trade spend, promotions, new product launches, pricing, etc.
  • Build communication styles across various mediums of the organization.
  • Assist sales team with information requests, key insights, recommendations, and processes.
    • Support external processes / lead and support internal processes.
    • Post game item launches and provide perspectives on how to improve.
  • Provide back-up support to Multi Unit Sales Managers (i.e. vacation coverage etc.)
  • Order samples for customer engagements/meetings/tradeshows
  • Improve internal process to support effectiveness, efficiency and external focus
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Post-secondary education required - business focus preferred
  • 2-3 years’ work experience in a sales or marketing function
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Power point)
  • Natural curiosity and Strong analytical skills; ability to gain and communicate key insights
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced, demanding work environment
  • Highly organized, fact-based and detail oriented
  • Able to anticipate internal/external customers’ needs and proactively seek to satisfy those needs
  • Strong at understanding and building key relationships.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem solving skills are required
  • An eye for Continuous improvement; while building out an entrepreneurial mindset.

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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