Project Manager

Maple Leaf Foods Inc

$80K — $100K *


More than 4w ago


5 - 7 years of experience

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

As part of Maple Leaf Food’s corporate engineering team, this position will provide technical leadership and manage the on site execution of key projects at various facilities. Projects will be aimed at upgrading facilities, equipment redesign, and line modifications within the Maple Leaf Foods Inc capital plan. The Corporate Engineering team is based in the corporate office in Mississauga, ON but this role is based in Manitoba.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Develop scope, budget, and schedule for proposed capital projects in collaboration with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Manage and supervise the execution of assigned capital projects ($3M-$30M) to budget, timeline and performance targets.
  • Ensure assigned projects are managed in accordance with project management best practices and Maple Leaf guidelines and governance.
  • Identify all issues critical to budget, timeline and performance and ensure proper coordination to address in a timely manner.
  • 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 are prioritized in all aspects of project work
  • Ensure the application of all legislative requirements and the appropriate company policies in all areas of capital project execution and technical service.
  • Assist operations with emerging issues related to operating plants, including the resolution of process and equipment operational issues and analysis of opportunities for operational enhancements
  • Other projects as assigned.

What You’ll Bring:

• 5+ years extensive capital project management experience in a manufacturing environment.

• Professional Engineering Designation (P.Eng.)

  • Knowledge of food industry GMPs, food safety development and health & safety requirements.
  • Proven experience and performance in managing 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.

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;

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.

About Maple Leaf Foods Inc

Learn More About Maple Leaf Foods Inc
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a Canadian consumer packaged meats company. Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company employs approximately 12,000 people across Canada and exports to global markets, including the United States and Asia. The company's products include prepared meats, ready-to-cook and ready-to-serve meals, fresh pork, poultry, and plant-based proteins. Maple Leaf Foods has been publicly traded since 1991 and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol 'MFI'.
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