Maple Leaf Foods
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www.mapleleaffoods.com Toronto, Canada 5000+ Employees

Maple Leaf Foods Reviews in Toronto, ON Canada

Updated May 27, 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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56% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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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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    My time at Maple Leaf Foods

    Six Sigma Black Belt (Former Employee)
    Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    Pros- Fast-pace environment
    - Great co-workers

    Cons- Very political
    - Managing up is a priority

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

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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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    So disappointed with this Company

    IS Analyst (Current Employee)
    Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    ProsDecent pay, many people trying to do the right thing, great future vision, great products;

    ConsOld boys club; too many people who have been there forever and are resistant to change; excessive politics; subjective performance appraisal based on popularity not results; poorchange management; disorganized execution; top heavy management

    Advice to Senior ManagementWalk your values; minimize politics, manage based on results not relationships

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

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    Overall good place to work for if you want to be in a food industry.

    Engineer (Current Employee)
    Kitchener, ON (Canada)

    ProsBig Company, well -know, good pay and alot of locations across Canada.

    ConsLong and odd hours, no value for employees

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

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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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    Auditor's dream job

    Management Consultant (Current Employee)
    Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    ProsExcellent meeting rooms mostly equipped with large screens. RBC's lunch room has reasonably priced, good tasting food. Parking is free. Security can be trusted.

    ConsSr. Management not ethical yet want employees to be ethical decreases respect for Sr. Management, increasing prevalence for fraud, in attempt to be just like Sr. Management for promotion.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLive your posted values to decrease risk to the Hamilton plant.

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

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    Maple Leaf Foods was a very good company to work for

    Finance Manager (Former Employee)
    Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    ProsWork Life Balance, Benefits, Occasional discounts for employees, Managers and up get own offices

    ConsCompensation, Limited Career opportunities, old boys club, Very Hierarchical, Very dated systems like BPCS.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease diversity and create more opportunities for middle management. Get in touch with employees at all levels of the organization.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Enjoyable & Friendly environment

    Lab Technician (Former Employee)
    Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsValue the team work. Helpful and considerate.

    Consbe optimistic, you will find everything right there for you.

    Advice to Senior ManagementShould be a open place for the general people other than the referral one.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Food is fun!

    Product Developer (Former Employee)
    Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    ProsA large variety of processed goods to work with and lots to learn in different departments. The people are also great to work with and there is an easygoing office culture. There is great teamwork and transparency when discussing things in the office.

    ConsLong and sometimes irregular hours, as well as handling of meat in cold environments. There is also sometimes a large gap between the business side and the manufacturing side of the business.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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