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
Reliability & Planning Engineer
Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Reliability & Planning Engineer identifies and manages asset reliability risks that could adversely affect operation's ability to meet corporate and site objectives and plays an integral role in the Maintenance department for managing and coordinating Work Management activities, all in alignment with Corporate Asset Reliability practices and procedures. This includes: 1) leading the improvement of asset health/reliability performance, failure elimination initiatives, risk management and life cycle asset management site 3-year maintenance and reliability roadmap, and maintenance and reliability capital projects, 2) Improving the proactive maintenance program by developing comprehensive maintenance job plans that facilitate the safe and effective execution of work, developing timely schedules of the comprehensive job plans, ensuring the maximum use of maintenance manpower, availability of parts and minimized interruption to Production, and all other corporate policies and local SOP’s.
The Reliability & Planning Engineer is an experienced Reliability expert with at least 5 years of experience in a reliability, planning, project engineering, operational excellence and/or continuous improvement role applying proven best practices in an industrial environment. An Engineering degree is required. The Reliability & Planning Engineer is familiar with using a CMM system and MS Office tools and with applying Standard Operating Procedures in his/her work. The Reliability Engineer follows company policies, standards and guidelines as they apply to all activities.
The Reliability & Planning Engineer has sound leadership, communication, collaboration, and analytical skills; thrives in a team environment; is motivated by challenges; plans for long-term and executes immediately with urgency; is responsible and open to change; and is highly results oriented and quality driven.
The Reliability & Planning Engineer promotes and maintains a safe working environment through compliance with MLF’s Health and Safety Program. This includes Food Safety and Environmental compliance.
A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:
Lead efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls and safety/security systems.
Develop solutions to repetitive failures by conduct failure mode and affect analysis (FMEA) and root cause failure analysis (RCFA) and improve proactive maintenance program based on findings and actions.
Apply the Bad Actor Report process to track significant issues. Apply value analysis to repair/replace, repair/redesign and make/buy decisions.
Review mean time to repair (MTTR) and mean time between failures (MTBF) results and lead maintenance program improvements.
Ensure condition monitoring and predictive technologies are used to collect and analyze patterns in equipment behavior in order to determine the onset of failure and end of life.
Develop and maintain a formal preventive and predictive (PM/PdM) program for all key asset.
Conduct lifecycle costing (LCC) analyses on new, problematic and aging assets.
Review and update asset risk and criticality rankings every 5 years. Review 5% of the PM/PdMs every quarter.
Develop hierarchies, maintenance plans and critical components defined before the commissioning of assets.
Integrate Capital project changes into the PMs.
Review and resolve production losses and abnormally high Maintenance cost assets.
Lead the design, management, and installation stages of capital projects for new or remediated assets.
Participate in the formal and standardized intra-company knowledge sharing process.
Monitor and lead the improvement of Reliability and Maintenance KPIs.
Ensure the Work Management and prioritization process is adhered to.
Develop comprehensive, thorough maintenance job plans that facilitate the safe and effective execution of work.
Determine the scope, general strategy (repair/replace) and coordination requirements of major work.
Plan and schedule work requests originating in SAP that are not prioritized as an emergency or break-in work.
Prioritize corrective work derived from preventive maintenance (PM) work orders (WO) with high priority.
Forecast and review resource needs based on an integrated Production Schedule and backlog data.
Develop Work Order standard jobs for repetitive work.
Work with stores to ensure the availability of parts / materials to execute work.
Lead scheduling meetings where Maintenance interventions are synchronized with Production.
Develop schedule loading and publish a 4-week horizon schedule with the understanding of manpower availability, operational requirements and a knowledge of time, cost and quality estimating.
Lead post PM and completed Work Order quality reviews.
Coordinate the arrival of materials, people, parts, and equipment to the job site so that they are on time and available in the logical order per the scheduled work plan.
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
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.