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Manufacturing Coordinator

Mississauga - Drew Rd., ON

 The Opportunity:

The Manufacturing Coordinator coordinates all production planning for the plant ensuring that the needs of the customers are met, and that plant and equipment is used as efficiently as possible. The Manufacturing Coordinator will work with key departments of the Plant Operations Team.

Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by July 12. Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Monitor and maintain efficient levels of finished goods inventory to meet customer orders and maintain accurate records in the corporate computer systems
  • Prepare a weekly production schedule that meets all customer requirements and utilizes equipment and labour in the most efficient manner, ensuring optimum results
  • Prepare employee schedules
  • Prioritize production requirements daily, if needed, to best meet customer demands
  • Communicate with customers regularly to ensure that all customer requirements are met in a timely and efficient manner
  • Work with Supply Chain to coordinate with the Shipping Department, all shipments direct to customers and to outside storage locations and prepare export documents for all finished goods shipping outside of Canada
  • Manage the Canning inventory counts
  • Supply detailed weekly production estimates (in kgs.) to the Finance Manager
  • Maintain the Downtime Summary data base
  • Back up the Accounts Payable Coordinator in calculating and entering the costs of weekly production into the Manufacturing System.
  • Interface with suppliers for forecasting as required
  • Create and manage weekly inventory counts.
  • Required to manage the meat inventory to meet daily production requirements
  • Manage inventory receiving for production and maintenance
  • Follow up on open purchase orders as well as any SAP parked or blocked items
  • Work closely with all operation team members to ensure material needs are met.
  • Monitor office supplies.
  • Assist supervisors to manage expenditures against budgets,
  • Maintain production records and reports
  • Schedule production/shipping activities
  • Coordinate with other departments
  • Communicate production progress to management
  • Prepare and maintain various reports
  • Fulfill other administrative or office duties as needed
  • Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field
  • 3 to 5 years’ related experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication and presentation skills
  • Self-directed and professional
  • Computer proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets
  • Good mathematical and analytical skills
  • Strong problem solving, prioritization and organization skills

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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