Project Manager

Location: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Date Posted: 05-15-2018


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 11,500 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.


As part of Maple Leaf Food’s team, this position will provide technical leadership and manage the on site execution of key projects at the Winnipeg facility. Projects will be aimed at upgrading facilities, equipment redesign, and line modifications within the Maple Leaf Foods Inc capital plan.

 • Develop and manage yearly capital project plans, operations, budgets and schedules (annual and multi-year) with input from Plant Manager, Production Managers, and Maintenance.
• Prepare and present CER’s (Capital Expenditure Requests) including business case, scope of work, and budget in accordance with Maple Leaf guidelines and governance.
• Identify all issues critical to budget, timeline and performance and ensure proper coordination to address in a timely manner.
• Manage and supervise the execution of assigned projects to budget, timeline and performance targets.
• Monitor and report on the execution of the assigned projects, taking action to coordinate activities and maintain budgets and timelines.
• Assure both "food safety" and "health and safety" in all aspects of plant operations, construction activities and operational changes.
• Ensure the application of all legislative requirements and the appropriate company policies in all areas of capital project execution and technical service.
• Provide input to energy reduction, plant maintenance development and environmental services and the capital investments to address issues or opportunities
• Other projects as assigned.

• 5+ years extensive capital project management experience.
• Knowledge of food industry GMPs, food safety development and health & safety requirements.
• Proven experience and performance in the management of major capital projects execution and successful management of consultants and contractors.
• Knowledge of construction site practices and regulatory requirements
• Knowledge of contract development and execution
• Knowledge if WSIB/WCB and insurance requirements and their management on construction sites
• Excellent interpersonal communications skills at all levels.
• Knowledge of environmental compliance for food manufacturing operations.
• Knowledge of health & safety performance for food manufacturing operations.

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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