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Maple Leaf Foods Reviews

Updated January 13, 2018
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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 18 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/ life balance can be a challenge as the culture is extremely high-performing; expectations for work load are high (in 27 reviews)

  • Absolutely no work life balance (in 7 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "QA Analyst"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    One of the best company's I have worked for so far

    Cons

    I don't see any right now


  2. "picker"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saskatoon, SK (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saskatoon, SK (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    maple leaf has a good source of learning stage

    Cons

    there is no downside of maple leaf all people are hard working

    Advice to Management

    mangement has to provide more traning for counter balance and all other equipment

  3. "Financial Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Corporate culture, Work environment, Location

    Cons

    Cannot think of anything now


  4. "Worked in IT"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time

    Pros

    Compensation is competitive to industry standards. Supportive of training.

    Cons

    Volatile environment never knowing if you have a job day to day, week to work, month to month, year to year.

    Advice to Management

    CEO is a major hypocrite. Parading around in high cost luxury lifestyle, yet looking to squeeze every cent resulting in countless job losses.


  5. "MRO BUYER"

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

    Pros

    Great learning experience working at a Corporate level.

    Cons

    The 401 commute to work.


  6. "Ok place to work"

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    • 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

    Pros

    Meat products at cost, nice co-workers

    Cons

    Overtime often required in accounting


  7. "Maple Leaf"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Gl2 in Hamilton, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Gl2 in Hamilton, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Maple Leaf is always hiring

    Cons

    the company is disorganized top to bottom

    Advice to Management

    communication needs improving

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Run Away!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Big brand names to work with

    Cons

    Too much politics, management not sure where the brands are going, too much focus on bottom line than overall long term strategy

    Advice to Management

    None. Because nothing will change


  9. "Wonderful"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


  10. "Good for short term employment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - FSQA Process Leader in Hamilton, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - FSQA Process Leader in Hamilton, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent pay
    Benefits
    Steady Work
    Overtime
    Staff lunch twice a year

    Cons

    long hours
    no respect for employees
    no work life balance
    HR does not care about employees
    Bad culture
    No training provided

    Advice to Management

    hire enough staff


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