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Ventilation Specialist

About this Job:

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company

Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.

Our job is to make great food

Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging.  We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.

Raise the Good in Food

We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.

Our Leadership Values

Six core values guide us in everything that we do.

  • Do what’s right
  • Deliver winning results
  • Build collaborative teams
  • Get things done in a fact-based, disciplined way
  • Learn and grow, inwardly and outwardly
  • Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble

Ventilation Specialist

Location:  Eastern and Western Manitoba

Position Summary:

The Ventilation Specialist position is primarily an on-farm role and works with the Hog Barn Managers to ensure all our facilities ventilation systems are optimized to their full potential to create the best possible environment for our animals. This position repots to Manager, Hog Production – Training.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Will conduct visits to all sites Farrow to Finish on a routine basis in the MLAF system
  • Will review all ventilation and alarm settings at all sites Farrow to Finish on each routine visit and make corrections as required
  • Complete a Site Visit Report at each visit
  • Provide on farm training with all employees as required and assist in developing training tools to facilitate employee learning
  • Work with MLAF equipment suppliers and solicit training as needed to ensure employees knowledge is kept up to date
  • Be a production resource for troubleshooting ventilation issues

What we have to offer you:

  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business.
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees

• At least 3 years of proven hog production experience
• Excellent understanding and experience of managing ventilation systems to create a optimal pig environment.
• Excellent communication skills
• Proven excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
• Good computer skills
• Excellent mechanical aptitude
• Self-Motivated with excellent organizational skills
• Valid Driver’s License

3 years
How to apply:

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