IS Consultant, Manufacturing Execution Systems

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 05-07-2018


Considering a Career at Maple Leaf Foods?

Maple Leaf Foods is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in
Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,000 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.



Specialist in Manufacturing Execution Systems, with relevant knowledge and expertise implementing software applications within shopfloor environments, with activities that include solution design, data integration architecture, technical configuration, delivery and operational system process support.


  • Delivery of system solutions related to manufacturing shopfloor applications and process automation, including full system lifecycle of business process requirements gathering, solution design and build, end-to-end system integration with user acceptance testing, and go-live.
  • Develop and maintain project documentation, configuration documentation, standard operating procedures, and other documentation as required during and after executing on implementation tasks.
  • Participate in regular facility / site visits focusing on in-depth understanding of business process requirements, challenges and issues and providing post implementation support.
  • Prepare material and provide training to production floor personnel.
  • Provision for after-hours emergency support in the event of a critical system failure.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • Certifications in manufacturing technology preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of industry experience implementing Manufacturing Execution Systems (examples: Wonderware, Siemens, GE, Rockwell/ Factory Talk).
  • Certification or proven industry experience in Wonderware tools such as Archestra, MES & OPC would be a major benefit.
  • Knowledge of SAP Manufacturing solutions will be a plus.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL tools is a major plus.
  • Strong knowledge in the design, configuration, and testing of applications.
  • Strong understanding of integration procedures of systems and production equipment.
  • Working experience in trouble shooting production support issues.
  • Good communication skills and outstanding end-user interaction.
  • Proven ability to work in collaborative team environment or, if needed, independently.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiar with using and setting up computer equipment commonly used in production areas (example: HMI stations, barcode printers, scanners, scales)

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.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.
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