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Reliability Leader

Winnipeg, MB
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

The Opportunity: The Reliability Leader is a key leadership role whose responsibilities include the on-going efficient operation of the facility utilizing state of the art technology including semi-automated and fully automated systems to achieve high volume throughput in our operation. Reporting to the Site Leader, this role has overall accountability to have all lines running effectively and efficiently and oversees the following areas; of Maintenance, Automation, Utilities & Building Services. Responsible for the design, implementation and on-going operations of the sites Reliability Engineering program as well as directing maintenance activities including application of uniform standards and specifications, compliance with regulatory requirements, schedule and cost control programs. Drive preventative and predictive maintenance to increase reliability and improve plant performance. This person will maintain the highest possible quality standards in the design, construction, installation, maintenance, and operation of assigned activities.

Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by June 17, 2024. Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration. Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:
  • Lead teams through the growth and transitional period of the start -up in an environment that fosters High Performing Work Systems and empowers its people.
  • Sustain strong and measurable efficiencies through leading maintenance systems and programs including predictive, preventative maintenance and trouble shooting.
  • Works closely with site leadership team ensuring uninterrupted manufacturing operations in a reliable, cost effective manner. Assists in analyzing manufacturing facility requirements in order to anticipate future construction, equipment or utility needs and planning for future requirements.
  • Leads the development, implementation and management of Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Risk Based Inspections (RBI) and other reliability techniques, processes, and standards.
  • Recommends improvement strategies for maintenance, operations, engineering and purchasing to extend lifecycle and equipment usage, plus support cost reduction efforts.
  • Defines, harmonizes, and implements Engineering and Maintenance Management processes, including the documentation and change control system to meet customer, regulatory, manufacturing, and purchasing requirements while taking all business interfaces into consideration. Works with all affected groups in the organization.
  • Creates a positive work environment for maximizing the business impact of reliability engineering and mechanical integrity programs. Manages for lean, productive and sustainable processes.
What Youll Bring:
  • Engineering Degree or combination of 15-20 years of industry related experience or in process engineering equivalent roles. Background in a progressive manufacturing company. Food manufacturing experience is an asset.
  • Proven experience with the latest technology including but not limited to; Total Productive Maintenance, Automation, scorecards, control plans, visual management, and other continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Strong business, analytical, information system and computer skills.
  • Experience with engineering processes, engineering software, reliability testing and prediction is essential. Mechanical design skill and array testing are desired. Data analysis, reporting and communication skills to all levels (including management reporting) are required.
  • Proven record for tracking and predicting reliability failures and implementing improvement strategies based off data before equipment failure.
What We Offer at Maple Leaf Foods:
  • Being part of a high-performance, people-focused company that has an inspiring and unique vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, and a deep commitment to sustainable protein across North America.
  • An inclusive company culture and a work environment that keeps our people safe, rewards excellence, and empowers everyone to learn and contribute their best.
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that offer flexibility to meet your individual or family needs, including programs focused on improving mental health and wellbeing. These benefits start on your first day of employment.
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan with company matching that starts on your first day of employment.
  • Learning and development opportunities, including workshops, speaker series events, and resources that allow you to develop your skills and progress your career.
  • Comprehensive tuition reimbursement program that supports continuous learning and development of our team members through investment in eligible degrees, diplomas, professional certification, or trades programs.
  • Supporting our deep commitment to community impact, we offer up to two paid days annually to volunteer at a cause of your choice.
About Us: Were a carbon neutral food company on a purposeful journey to Raise the Good in Food through better nutrition, safer food and workplaces, more humane animal care, and environmental sustainability efforts that protect our planet. We care about our communities and commit to reducing food insecurity in Canada. Join us on the journey. Lets build a better future, together.

Were passionate about food. For more than 100 years, weve made delicious, healthy protein that Canadians love under iconic national and regional brands, like Maple Leaf, Schneiders, and Greenfield Natural Meat Co. Were on a journey to become the most sustainable protein company not just in Canada but on earth.
  • We are carbon neutral.
  • We are one of the only food companies in Canada to set science-based targets.
  • We aim to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025.
Were a global food company with more than 13,500 team members. We operate sites in 20+ locations across Canada. We also have locations in the U.S. and Mexico, and do business in Asia. A diverse and inclusive work environment Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision and living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values. We believe in building, investing in, recognizing, and rewarding remarkable people who value an inclusive workplace, embrace all forms of diversity, and commit to including every voice in our collaborative environment. Were so much stronger when we know were accepted and valued for who we are and what we each bring to the workplace. We embrace a strong, values-based culture Our eight Leadership Values are our north star. They guide the decisions we make for all our stakeholders: our consumers, our customers, our people, our communities, our shareholders, and the environment.
  • Doing Whats Right
  • Shared Value
  • High Performance
  • Diverse and Inclusive Teams
  • Disciplined Decision Making
  • Our Accountability
  • Intense Curiosity
  • Transparency and Humility

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.

Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision, living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values, and delivering winning results. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired; please contact our Talent Attraction Team

Disclaimer: Please note that salaries posted on sites other than the MLF Careers Page are not a reflection of Maple Leaf Foods and are an estimated salary range provided by that particular job board. Maple Leaf Foods offers competitive wages and an attractive total rewards package, which will be discussed during an interview with our Talent Team.


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