Procurement and Risk Management Analyst
Maple Leaf Foods
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
2d ago

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company

Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking.

As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges.

Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society.

We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.

Our job is to make great food

Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging.

We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability.

Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline.

We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.

Raise the Good in Food

  • We have united behind a shared purpose to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients;
  • investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives;
  • becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.

    Our Leadership Values

    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
  • Procurement and Risk Management Analyst - Winnipeg

    The Opportunity :

    This position will be responsible for supporting the Procurement and Hog Settlement Team by analyzing data, creating reports, and developing analytical models.

    This role will also assist with developing effective resolutions to ensure success and achieve cross-functional objectives, and provide front line Producer information on Forward Contracting and Risk Management including quoting prices, booking contracts, and monitoring target setting programs.

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

  • Serves as a prime point of contact with our Producers and is responsible for client satisfaction and service delivery
  • Prepares and supports procurement staff as they discuss changes to Markets and Risk Management products with our Producers
  • Collaborates with the broader Procurement team on other special projects, as assigned, and will act as a key resource to the Team
  • Provides analytical support to ensure Corporate goals are met
  • Maintains a process for obtaining Producer signatures on Forward Contracts and ensures accurate record retentions
  • Maintains Forward pricing sheets on a daily basis for distribution to Producers
  • Administers changes to supply agreements and tracking of base producer contracts
  • Monitors and reports compliance with terms and conditions of base supply and Forward Procurement contracts
  • Builds and maintains an internal database on the livestock and meat industry, commodity and financial markets, and economic data, and provides reporting on trends of this data
  • Extracts and manipulates data bases to provide financial and analytical reporting and modeling
  • Responsible for the management of ongoing contractual relationships and operational delivery of service to Producer clients
  • Be seen as a valuable contributor to the success of the Risk Management program within Hog Procurement
  • Actively lives our Maple Leaf Corporate Values
  • 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 :

  • College Diploma or University Degree in Business or Agriculture
  • Agriculture or Financial Market experience considered to be an asset
  • Superior analytical skills required
  • Demonstrated competencies in problem solving, decision making, and written and oral communication
  • Strong Leadership, interpersonal skills, and customer service skills required
  • Must be results driven and to be able to deliver in a fast paced deadline driven environment
  • Excellent team player with a positive attitude
  • Demonstrated commitment to our Leadership Values
  • Advanced MS office applications, with particular expertise in MS Excel a requirement
  • 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 accommodations mapleleaf.

    com . 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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