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Maple Leaf Foods Reviews

Updated 13 January, 2018
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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 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. "Work hard play hard, rewarding place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People are incredible to work with
    You get to write your own story
    It is what you make it
    Management enables outside the box thinking
    People challenge each other to be better and think diffetent

    Cons

    Cumbersome at times, some work is old school and manual
    Some leadership has huge egos and difficult to manage
    Leadership is very involved in the details and should trust employees


  2. "Production"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Marys, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Marys, ON

    I have been working at Maple Leaf Foods full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Amazing benefits. Good wage for line people

    Cons

    Different rules for different people
    poor management

    Advice to Management

    Be Fair
    Open your eyes You only see what you want to see


  3. "Decent Job for a Student in the Summer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods part-time

    Pros

    Long Hours, decent pay, busy work

    Cons

    Cold area, in a freezer, dealing with meat


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  5. "QA Analyst"

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    • 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


  6. "picker"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saskatoon, SK
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saskatoon, SK
    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


  7. "Financial Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    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


  8. "Worked in IT"

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    • 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.


  9. "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.


  10. "Ok place to work"

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    • 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


  11. "Maple Leaf"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Gl2 in Hamilton, ON
    Current Employee - Gl2 in Hamilton, ON
    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


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