Plant Manager
Maple Leaf Foods
Mississauga, ON
5d ago
  • Six core values guide us in everything that we do.
  • Do what’s right
  • Deliver winning results
  • Build collaborative teams
  • Get things done in a fact-based, disciplined way
  • Learn and grow, inwardly and outwardly
  • Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble
  • Plant Manager - Drew Road

    The Opportunity :

    This position is accountable for managing the overall results of the Canning plant from a manufacturing perspective, while strictly adhering to Food Safety and Quality requirements and providing superior customer satisfaction as a lowest cost producer.

    The Plant Manager is charged to ensure the plant operates using good manufacturing practices, in an environment that is in compliance with health & safety and human resources standards.

    A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do :

  • Accountable for production costs, labour utilization, yield, results of Operations Cost Improvement initiatives and Six Sigma initiatives.
  • Set and meet Six Sigma and OCI Targets.

  • Ensures adherence to the Company’s Food Safety requirements and Good Manufacturing Practices, including the completion of BRC and audit targets.
  • Continuously improve the reduction of operating costs using Six Sigma methodology.
  • Maintain and build a productive and positive employee relations environment through effective implementation of positive employee relations initiatives.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements Capital Improvement for plant, including the preparation and execution of a Capital Plant budget.
  • Responsible for preparing and executing the plant overhead budget, and direct product cost targets.
  • Meet or exceed customer service level targets through the synchronization of process / activities with all functional area processes, from demand planning through to the delivery to the customer.
  • Manage the performance of the hourly and salaried team through effective implementation of Human Resources processes and policies and all Leadership Edge initiatives.
  • Set and meet all Health and Safety targets.
  • Support Marketing and Product Development on new product initiatives
  • Maintains and applies knowledge through compliance with CFIA, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Environment, Health and Safety, Collective Agreements, and other legislative bodies that impact plant performance.
  • Responsible for adherence to all policies and procedures for Quality Assurance, Food Safety and customer specifications on a day to day basis.
  • Recognize, support and commit to the facility food safety and quality assurance promise
  • What we have to offer you :

  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business.
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • What you will bring : The successful candidate will be results-oriented, thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment, and have the ability to develop positive working relationships with associates and employees. Candidates must have :

  • Post secondary education in one of the following disciplines : food science, business, engineering, or operations management.
  • 5-10 years of production experience in a food processing industry.
  • 5-7 years experience in a management role within a unionized work environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven decision making ability using various analytical tools (variance reports, downtime analysis, SWOT analysis, Six Sigma metrics, etc.)
  • 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.

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