Maple Leaf Foods
3.1 of 5 100 reviews
www.mapleleaffoods.com Toronto, Canada 5000+ Employees

Maple Leaf Foods Reviews

Updated Jun 22, 2014

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Maple Leaf Foods President, CEO, and Director; Chairman, Canada Bread Company; Director, McCain Foods Group Michael H. McCain

Michael H. McCain

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54% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Challenging Marketplace

    Director (Former Employee)

    ProsLeadership values, strict business processes, starting to develop better HR pay bands, now has a great balance sheet. Good employee engagement and compensation

    ConsToo much overhead, poor top-led management decisions over the past 15 years. Doesn't understand how to make money!!

    Advice to Senior ManagementBuild out a world class secondary processing business and drive costs out of distribution network. Need a new CEO or take the company private!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to start a career

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsMany opportunities for growth. Lots of wonderful people to work with and a great culture

    Consuncertain future, not clear on executive priorities

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very dynamic organisation, with strong values.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsFast paced, never bored, high respect for people, challenging, very diverse employee base, varied employee skill set. People are focussed in their jobs.

    ConsGoals change frequently, high ego, reactions to change, top down management style.

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    It is great, useful and challenging

    Project Manager (Current Employee)
    Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    ProsGreat leadership, knowledgeable senior management, and great culture. Great food safety and good corporate citizenship

    ConsPoor financial performance due to high cost production

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good employer

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat place to work. Great culture.

    Consdifficult to change set processes and ideas.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent employer, would recommend this company.

    Senior Manager (Former Employee)
    Kitchener, ON (Canada)

    Prosrespectful organization, looks after their employees, advancement opportunities.

    ConsIf you do not like change and project work this organization is not for you.

    Advice to Senior Managementneed to get back to regular employee feedback to improve relationship.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great learning enviorment

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe management helps grow, as an individual by guiding you in any project you need.

    ConsThe work place at times can be draining.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork toward not being only a protein based business.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It was a good place to work for .

    HACCP Coordinator (Former Employee)
    Richmond, BC (Canada)

    Prosgood environment to work in. nice office

    ConsLots of office politics, Could be better

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    "Good values and HR systems"

    Production Manager (Former Employee)
    Calgary, AB (Canada)

    Prosplace company values highly, especially during review time. Focusses people on behaviors as well as results.

    ConsLike all large companies, can be cumbersome at times.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't lost touch with how to motivate employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent employer

    Administrative Assistant (Current Employee)
    Burlington, ON (Canada)

    ProsThe employees at Maple Leaf are among some of the best I have ever worked with.

    ConsThere are too many high level employees.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThey need to cut down the number of high level employees and hire more of the middle level etc.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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