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Maple Leaf Foods Reviews

Updated Jun 7, 2019

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Maple Leaf Foods CEO Michael H. McCain
Michael H. McCain
206 Ratings
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  • "Work/ life balance can be a challenge as the culture is extremely high-performing; expectations for work load are high(in 27 reviews)

  • "Long Hours, Benefits not as competive(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Great Employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Maple Leaf Foods full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are fantastic. Pension plan has employee contribute 3% of their salary, while employer contributes 6%.

    Cons

    Travel and expense policies can be extremely frugal

    Advice to Management

    Maple leaf is a fanatic employer who care about their employees. Like every employer though, they are trying to get employees for the least amount of money.

    Maple Leaf Foods2019-04-27
  2. "Good place to work in"

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    Current Employee - Cost Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Maple Leaf Foods full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, Great culture to be part off

    Cons

    Communication could be the issue sometimes

    Maple Leaf Foods2019-05-23
  3. "Clean up"

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    Former Employee - Sanitation Technician in Saskatoon, SK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment Supervisor treat the employees with respect Good PEP Careers oportunity Space to share your opinions

    Cons

    Low wage Dirty job They want to reduce the workforce pay intead reduce the lot of waste They have in the process They do not have define how to train the new employees, They train you just watching others one, but It means you will duplicate the other's employees mistakes. They do not have how to do the duties stept by steps.

    Advice to Management

    Implement procedure and step by step work for sanitation, the job is too heavy for the salary they have paid

    Maple Leaf Foods2019-05-20
  4. "Good Starter Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Professional work culture Lots of opportunities for food tastings etc Proud Canadian Legacy

    Cons

    Low compensation Little advancement High workload with little gratitude

    Advice to Management

    It's time to move into the 21st century with your business practices.

    Maple Leaf Foods2019-05-27
  5. "Fast paced environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Maple Leaf Foods full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    type a company, fast paced, challenging environment

    Cons

    type a company, slow processes

    Maple Leaf Foods2019-05-07
  6. "Worst place to be and worst team to work with"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Planner in Port Perry, ON
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Small plant, not much traffic on the way.

    Cons

    People, work environment, safety, and manager

    Advice to Management

    They don't listen, so good for nothing.

    Maple Leaf Foods2019-06-04
  7. "Survival"

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    Former Employee - Deli Bolo Rte Operator in Hamilton, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy job. Don't think -just do it

    Cons

    Feel exhausted, useless, and depressed.

    Advice to Management

    Some team leaders know how to lead. Motivate their crews or give precise punishment when necessary. But some team leaders are bully, just abusing their authority. Standarize or balance their knowledge are the key to company success.

    Maple Leaf Foods2019-04-26
  8. "Maple leaf"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Maple Leaf Foods full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, challenging, technical, exciting, manufacturing, team environment, cross functional, Flexible, good Environment, good values, sustainable goals

    Cons

    Work is very demanding and there is a lot excepted from employees with low compensation. Teams often working against each other rather than collaborating

    Advice to Management

    Flexible, challenging, technical, exciting, manufacturing, team environment, cross functional, Flexible, challenging, technical, exciting, manufacturing, team environment, cross functional,

    Maple Leaf Foods2019-05-08
  9. "awesome"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Maple Leaf Foods full-time

    Pros

    learned so much, great for career

    Cons

    super busy place hard to finish everything

    Maple Leaf Foods2019-04-08
  10. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Machine Operator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Maple Leaf Foods full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule and good pay

    Cons

    Many people get walked out

    Maple Leaf Foods2019-04-19
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