Maple Leaf Foods Reviews

Updated July 26, 2015
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  1. Worst Work Environment Ever

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You get to eat meat all day long.

    Cons

    The leadership company is inexperienced and there is too much politics. Nothing ever gets done and projects are constantly being delayed and reprioritized.

    Advice to Management

    Get new marketing directors.


  2. Database Administrator

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good helpful people, Great working environment.

    Cons

    not much growth for career.


  3. boring after a year

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Maple Leaf Foods full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    pays ok. autonomous. GREAT place to develop financial acumen

    Cons

    boring. no learning curve after A year

    Advice to Management

    rotaion. higher salary. more learning opportunities.


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  5. Six Sigma Black Belt

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent training for Black Belts

    Cons

    2-3 year tenure, then must move into another role


  6. Food Process Specialist

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods

    Pros

    The co-workers are really friendly and the work environment is really relaxing. The job itself is not stressful and very diverse.

    Cons

    The work hours are random and it may be a challenge to be available at those times.


  7. purchasing coordinator

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Maple Leaf Foods

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Very dynamic environment, a lot of changes that keeps you on your toes , interesting learning curve in my domain. People are friendly and helpful, in most part .

    Cons

    Average salaries , compared with the workload. There are not always enough information to do your job, you need to ask around .

    Advice to Management

    Should value your employees a little more, help them to achieve work/ life balance .


  8. Review

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Drumbo, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Drumbo, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Large Canadian owned and operated Good culture and values

    Cons

    Poor work life balance Continuous pressure to do more with less Unstable time of uncertainty and restructuring due to sale of half of company


  9. Helpful (1)

    Production Line Worker

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods

    Pros

    Good team environment, nice people, 2 breaks in addition to lunch, good pay for summer job

    Cons

    Work on the line can be boring depending on position


  10. Packaging Technologist

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Packaging Technologist in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Packaging Technologist in Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Maple Leaf Foods had a decent work life balance but was depend on your boss, not the same for the company overall.

    Cons

    very little opportunity for promotion within, poor salary range for position


  11. Excellent Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Maple Leaf Foods full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Great leadership - Bright future - Advanced technology - Competent employees - Tremendous opportunity to learn and grow

    Cons

    - Weak financials in the past few years - Low profit margin



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