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Maple Leaf Foods Reviews

Updated October 13, 2017
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Maple Leaf Foods President, CEO, and Director; Chairman, Canada Bread Company; Director, McCain Foods Group Michael H. McCain
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Pros
  • Excellent work life balance depending on department you work in (in 12 reviews)

  • Great place to work, great people (in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/ life balance can be a challenge as the culture is extremely high-performing; expectations for work load are high (in 28 reviews)

  • Absolutely no work life balance (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "A great wok environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Maple Leaf Foods full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, good work ethic

    Cons

    DEPARTment are not cohesive at all


  2. "Wonderful"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Maple Leaf Foods full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility with work hours and work location

    Cons

    long hours, extreme fast paced

  3. "project engineer assistent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Maple Leaf Foods full-time

    Pros

    good professional environment, acceptable pay and benefits stable job with very good benefits. leader in food safety very strong in market place

    Cons

    it doesn't have a program for personal development of hourly employee.


  4. "Excellent environment"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods as a contractor

    Pros

    Great place to work, awesome facilities, autonomous work, good team support, learn and grow environment

    Cons

    I did not have any bad experiences there

    Advice to Management

    Continue to develop leaders


  5. "Warehouse Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Warehous
    Former Employee - Warehous
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time

    Pros

    -Financial stability
    - People first, production comes after.
    -Strong rewarding policy

    Cons

    Poor quality of communication between senior management and based staff

    Advice to Management

    Communication needs some improvement particularly excellent vertical communication is a must in big companies.


  6. "Data Entry/Inventory"

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    Former Contractor - Inventory in Hamilton, ON (Canada)
    Former Contractor - Inventory in Hamilton, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    I found the work very fast paced, liked the hours, & salary, great people to work with

    Cons

    worked in a very cold environment, (meat), required to wear head gear, glasses, hard hat, lab coat so every time you left the floor you had to change out of that garb & returning you had to put back on your garb


  7. "Great to gain lots of valuable experience"

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Brandon, MB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Brandon, MB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Maple Leaf Foods full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Being able to speak up

    Cons

    Work environment rough around the edges

    Advice to Management

    it's ok to be outspoken but learn how to listen and be open to receive feedback.

  8. "Logistics"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time

    Pros

    * Best place to learn and grow
    * Hard work is valued
    * Diverse workforce
    * Lots of opportunities to grow

    Cons

    * Pay could be increased


  9. "Brand Ambassador"

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    Current Employee - Brand Ambassador in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Brand Ambassador in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A great job to get into marketing and the hours are very flexible. You get a chance to experience different environments; whether it be a store, food events etc. The people are also really awesome to work with.

    Cons

    None in particular. Sometimes there isn't as many shifts, but the program is growing.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  10. "Work environment"

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    Former Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Burnaby, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice and clean environment. Spacious workspace.

    Cons

    Not any. The company was still expanding.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


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