Plant Administrator

Position Detail Summary

Position Details

Position Title: Plant Administrator
Company: Maple Leaf Foods
Department: Manufacturing
Date Posted: 2020-03-24 06:47:07
Location: Mississauga - ON
Reference No.: 13350617
Emp. Type: Contract

Position Description

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

Plant Administrator - Mississauga

The Opportunity:
Under the supervision of the Human Resource Manager, perform a variety of administrative duties, including accounts payable and payroll. 

A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:
  • Perform accounts payable activities, including day-to-day matching out invoices, preparing reports and passing them on to Head office for payment in a timely manner.
  • As back-up person for material control data entry for manufacturing departments.
  • As back-up person for some HR duties for vacation coverage in the HR department.
  • Enter performance tracking for manufacturing departments on spreadsheets.
  • Keep tracking inventory of employee supplies and ordering them.
  • Perform basic application screenings for walk-in production employment enquiries.
  • Assist in organizing office and plant activities.
  • Attend to all telephone calls in a timely and professional manner.
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail, including courier service.
  • Ordering of office supplies.
  • Recognize, support and commit to the facility food safety and quality assurance promise
  • Sap Indirect Purchaser
  • Perform other job related tasks as required.
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 – should be included for Manager roles and above only)
  • 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:
  • Must have good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work independently, with a lot of initiates and forward thinking
  • Must be a team player: ability to work well with others to achieve common goals.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective telephone communication:  ability to maintain a positive customer service orientation when dealing with customers on the phone and in person.


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  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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