Maintenance Planner

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 05-29-2018


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.



Perform the tasks related to preventative maintenance planning, maintain stockroom inventory to ensure accuracy and maintain a minimum level of inventory without stock outs. Maintain stockroom inventory of parts to meet scheduled preventative maintenance requirements


• Physical issuance of parts and processing in SAP
• Receiving and storage of parts as they are delivered or returned unused
• Monthly cycle counts and one complete yearly cycle count
• Ensure storage room is organized and clean
• Ensure parts inventory is properly labeled
• Prepare kits of parts required based on the work order submitted
• Stage parts for WKND jobs
• Maintain documentation of work orders that are awaiting parts
• Assist in required document control (checklists, health & safety, and food safety)
• Communicate with maintenance personnel
• Review daily work orders/daily log and assign as necessary
• Prepare weekend work schedule and arrange external resources as necessary i.e. welders electricians and services. Summarize and submit report for weekend maintenance activities
• Review and help manage work order backlog
• Provide monthly reports on inventory value, delinquent work orders, overtime
• Fulfill all Health and Safety, Food Safety, HACCP, GMP, WHIMS, CFIA, MSDS and MLF policy requirements. Participate in audits –Food Safety, BRC and Health & Safety.
• Update and maintain all Contractor paperwork requirements, Confidentiality, WSIB Certificates, Insurance policies
• Coordination of all contractor on-site tasks
• Maintain current and update information on Food grade approved products and relative MSDS
• Schedule PM & PDM work with Contractors, track and update service records
• Ensure equipment certification/calibration schedule is in compliance
• Any other duties as required


• Completion of high school
• Technical background is preferred
• Good understanding of food processing and regulatory requirements


• Strong interpersonal skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to work with numbers
• Able to lift up to 50Ibs (optional)
• Must be able to demonstrate good leadership skills, have good communication techniques, and understand the training needs of others
• Must have working knowledge of MS Office and SAP
• Must have understanding of Maintenance programs – Preventative, Predictive, Planned
• The ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment
• Good understanding of maintenance practices


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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