Job description

Maple Lodge Farms is Canada’s largest independently owned poultry processor. It engages in processing and supplying chicken products in Canada and internationally. It offers bacons, deli chicken meats, sliced packaged meats, fresh seasoned chicken, frozen boxed meats, and wieners. Maple Lodge Farms, Ltd. was founded in 1955 and is based in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.

What’s in it for you?

Health benefits with no payroll deduction

Weekly pay

Pension plan

Free tea and coffee

Day off for your birthday and a floater day

Onsite subsidized cafeteria

Discount at our Chickenshop

Enhanced employee referral payout program

What you will be doing

  • Facilitate and execute orientation, refresher, and return to work food safety training for new and existing employees at Ontario facilities.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of food safety training matrix for Corporate Quality Assurance teams including Food Safety, Quality Performance, Animal Welfare, and Customer Relations.
  • Management and continuous improvement of current Food Safety Training matrices for on-floor employees such as Annual Critical Control Point (CCP) and technical/SOP training.
  • Perform monthly and as-needed food safety on-site verification of procedures and work instructions including (but not limited to) manufacturing instructions, CCP/Preventive control procedures, and quality checks using Alchemy Coach.
  • Communicates any unsuccessful training events and supports corrective actions including retraining or one-on-one coaching for successful completion.
  • Develops and delivers monthly communication on a specific food safety topic. Communication may include in person meetings, communication board materials, pre-shift talks, and/or train the trainer approach.
  • On-going verification of training materials and delivery to agency workers.
  • Develops, monitors, and reports on key performance indicators for food safety training.
  • Supports content development by summarizing and reporting on feedback obtained from food safety training events and suggesting ways to continuously improve.
  • Supported by cross functional teams, develops, and maintains one-point lessons for critical food safety and quality competencies.
  • Presents relevant findings at monthly Management Review meetings.
  • Attends and assists in providing necessary documentation when third party audits occur.

What you will bring

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working in learning and development and/or quality assurance in the food manufacturing industry (preferably in meat and a unionized environment);
  • Working knowledge of food and meat plant regulatory standards (CFIA, etc.), GMP, HACCP, BRC, food safety, food quality, etc.
  • Team-player with excellent leadership skills, able to motivate others, negotiate effectively, and interact professionally with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work / excel in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail and effective multi-tasking is essential.
  • General computer skills (e.g., MS Office)
  • Undergraduate degree in related field required.

In accordance with Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants are required to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for applying however only those chosen will be contacted by our Talent Acquisition Team.



In the 1830s, the May family began raising chickens on a farm outside what is now Brampton, Ontario. They became a pillar of the community, and their proud tradition of hard work, agricultural wisdom, and humble family values inspire and guide us to this day.

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