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 worlds 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 whats 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
IS Consultant, Manufacturing Solutions
Senior specialist in Manufacturing Systems, with relevant expertise implementing the SAP system and other software applications within shopfloor environments, with activities that include functional/operational business requirement specifications, solution design, data integration architecture, technical configuration, solution delivery and operational system support.
A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:
Build relationships and communicate with plant operations leadership and floor personnel, regularly, effectively and timely.
Deliver system solutions related to manufacturing shopfloor applications and process automation, including full system lifecycle of business process requirements gathering, solution design and build, end-to-end system integration with user acceptance testing, and go-live.
Ensure project methodology compliance creating systems libraries, through development and maintenance of project documentation, configuration documentation, standard operating procedures, and other documentation as required during and after executing the various implementation tasks.
Participate in regular facility / site visits focusing on continuous improvement opportunities, in-depth understanding of business process requirements, challenges and issues and providing post implementation support.
Prepare material and provide training to production floor personnel.
Provision for after-hours emergency support in the event of a critical system failure.
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:
Excellent communication and leadership skills are a major requirement for this role.
Must have a minimum of 5 years in similar role, with industry experience implementing Manufacturing Solutions with SAP. Knowledge of other similar applications is a big plus (examples: Wonderware, Siemens, GE, Rockwell/ Factory Talk).
Industry and or Technical Certifications in SAP and others would be a major benefit.
Experience in Consumer-Packaged Goods, Food/ Beverage Processing or Pharmaceutical Industries highly desired.
Strong knowledge in the design, configuration, and testing of applications.
Strong understanding of integration procedures of systems with production equipment.
Knowledge of Microsoft SQL tools is a major plus.
Familiar with using and setting up computer equipment commonly used in production areas (example: HMI stations, barcode printers, scanners, scales)
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Industrial Engineering.
Certifications in manufacturing technology preferred.
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 email@example.com. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.