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Shipping Supervisor

Guelph, ON

 The Opportunity:

The Shipping and Receiving Supervisor will be responsible for all logistics functions within the facility, including coordinating with internal and external delivery drivers and managing all internal shipping and receiving activities.  The incumbent will work closely with Purchasing, Production, QA and Scheduling in order to coordinate movement of product on and off site.

Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by June 24, 2024. Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Oversee the order fulfillment operation to ensure the accuracy of receiving, warehousing, FIFO,order picking, cycle counts, and on-time trailer departure
  • Maintain adequate supply of pallets to be used by the facility
  • Support start-up and validation of SKUs and overall processes
  • Full Cycle Export including managing the appropriate paperwork, sign-offs, and logistics to the USA
  • Responsible for activities of supervising the hourly shipping which includes: enforcing conformance with plant rules, co-ordination of staffing, time and attendance administration, addressing complaints, administration of approved disciplinary measures, communication of employee performance, employee coaching and training as per the Employee Handbook
  • Complete appropriate shift reports and communicate cross-functionally
  • Monitor and control labour costs and productivity performance
  • Maintain an inventory information system to aid in production scheduling
  • Submit work order requests to maintenance and follow/up on status
  • Lead weekly workgroup meetings and provide coaching and status updates to the group
  • Ensure compliance with internal company policies and standard operating procedures (ie. HACCP, FSQA, GMP) and external regulations/legislation (ie. CFIA, OHSA, ESA)
  • Act as Back Up Supervisor for Production Supervisors
  • Project work and capital projects as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

What You’ll Bring:

  • University degree and / or post-secondary education diploma (management studies, food science, engineering) or equivalent experience.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a Supervisor role
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, leadership, and analytical skills.- Previous experience in a food processing industry an asset.
  • The successful candidate will be self-directed, results-oriented and possess a successful track record in an ever changing, fast-paced environment.
  • Must show initiative and able to exercise timely and good judgment in day-to-day business decisions.
  • Flexible to work shifts
  • Must have intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office, SAP experience or equivalent preferred

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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