Maple Leaf Foods Reviews

Updated Jul 26, 2021

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Maple Leaf Foods President, CEO, and Director; Chairman, Canada Bread Company; Director, McCain Foods Group Michael H. McCain
Michael H. McCain
279 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good people; good work environment(in 26 reviews)

  • "Love it, great people to work with(in 26 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance is talked about but doesn't exist(in 29 reviews)

  • "Outsourced transportation, poor benefits, long hours(in 14 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Fantastic company

      Jul 19, 2021 - Microbial Technologist 
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      Pros

      Everything is good in terms of company values and ethics

      Cons

      No cons but not much career opportunities

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Hard work but decent pay when considering benefits and overtime

      Jul 24, 2021 - Production Supervisor in Lethbridge, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good hours, diversity and inclusion. Excellent benefits. Focus on sustainability. Opportunities to move up. Paid overtime for supervisors. Good benefits.

      Cons

      Hourly always short staffed. High turnover because the work Of hard especially at entry level for the pay. Lots of hourly employee overtime. Equipment breaking down can be a killer

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Progressive culture that needs to prioritize work/life balance

      Jul 13, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Great group of people to work with - Ability to progress quickly internally - Emphasis on being a Canadian company is always felt

      Cons

      - Constantly working past regular hours - Alignment process takes long periods of time - Calendars are consistently jammed

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      MRO coordinator

      Jul 15, 2021 - MRO Coordinator in Hamilton, ON
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      Pros

      Good schedule, good hours, and the work isnt to hard.

      Cons

      dealing with a lot of people who make your job harder

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Worked as a food technologist at Maple Leaf

      Jun 23, 2021 - Food Technologist in Mississauga, ON
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      Pros

      As an intern, they have a great intern community where you get to work alongside other interns in the same company trying out different roles. The mentors were great and very helpful always sending new and exciting opportunities your way and engaging you

      Cons

      I was working during COVID so there was not a lot of work available. Sometimes the job requires working in less than suitable environments and such.

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Job

      Jul 25, 2021 - Production Technician in Saskatoon, SK
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      Pros

      It is best company for full time hours and you will get overtime whenever you wants

      Cons

      In all departments it is very hard physically working conditions and no value of your skills

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      qualified and workload

      Jul 15, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      clean organized labs and common areas.

      Cons

      No advancement and nothing else

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    8. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Avoid working here if you can

      Jul 26, 2021 - Human Resources Advisor - Contract 
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      Pros

      Relaxed culture (No one cares)

      Cons

      Incompetent Managers who only know how to play politics

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Just a job

      Jul 11, 2021 - Production Worker in Lethbridge, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Steady pay cheque, consistent hours

      Cons

      Management is incompetent, they don’t know what they are doing. Too much overtime where I am. Can’t move up the latter unless you are a back stabbing individual.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Not bad

      Jul 4, 2021 - Production Worker in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Mindless job, don't need to think.

      Cons

      Physically taxing. Limited opportunities for growth (production worker)

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