Maintenance Planner – Contract

at Maple Leaf Foods
Location Saskatoon, Canada
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent


The Opportunity:
Reporting to the Reliability Engineer, the Planner is critical in ensuring that work is executed in a safe, effective, and efficient manner. The contract mechanical planner position will focus primarily on the adequate planning of new work orders and the revision of backlog work orders. The Planner develops comprehensive maintenance job plans that facilitate the safe and effective execution of work. That includes ensuring accurate job times and job plans; as well as ensuring the correct tools, skills, and materials required for the job are identified and available.
Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:
Ensure the work prioritization process is adhered to.
Review work requests for completeness of information and adequate justification.
Walkdown jobs and coordinate with stakeholders to determine the scope, general strategy, and coordination requirements of the work.
Develop job plans appropriate for the lowest skill level required for the task.
Assign accurate time estimates for all job plans.
Maintain and update technical documents for plant equipment and systems.
Review, update and optimize PM routes and bills of materials (BOMs) in SAP.
Develop generic job task groups for common and repetitive work.
Ensure the maximum use of maintenance manpower, minimize production disruptions, and manage overhead expenses in the creation of job plans.
Review maintenance backlog and up-grade job plans as needed.
Provide technical assistance as required for maintenance personnel in executing the work.
Criticality ranking, priority, due date and age of the WO are used to prioritize work to be planned and scheduled.
What You ll Bring:
A Journeyman's ticket, PMP and/or related technical diploma are highly preferred.
Strong interpersonal, leadership, verbal and written communication, presentation and analytical skills
Self-directed and professional, well-developed English communication skills (verbal, written, reading)
Computer proficiency in email and spreadsheets and able to learn a variety of other software (ex. MS Office, CMMS)
What We Offer at Maple Leaf Foods:
Being part of a high-performance, people-focused company that has an inspiring and unique vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, and a deep commitment to sustainable protein across North America.
An inclusive company culture and a work environment that keeps our people safe, rewards excellence, and empowers everyone to learn and contribute their best.
About Us:
We re a carbon neutral food company on a purposeful journey to Raise the Good in Food through better nutrition, safer food and workplaces, more humane animal care, and environmental sustainability efforts that protect our planet. We care about our communities and commit to reducing food insecurity in Canada. Join us on the journey. Let s build a better future, together.

We re passionate about food. For more than 100 years, we ve made delicious, healthy protein that Canadians love under iconic national and regional brands, like Maple Leaf , Schneiders , and Greenfield Natural Meat Co. We re on a journey to become the most sustainable protein company - not just in Canada - but on earth.
We are carbon neutral.
We are one of the only food companies in Canada to set science-based targets.
We aim to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025.
We re a global food company with more than 13,500 team members. We operate sites in 20+ locations across Canada. We also have locations in the U.S. and Mexico, and do business in Asia.
A diverse and inclusive work environment
Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision and living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values. We believe in building, investing in, recognizing, and rewarding remarkable people who value an inclusive workplace, embrace all forms of diversity, and commit to including every voice in our collaborative environment. We re so much stronger when we know we re accepted and valued for who we are and what we each bring to the workplace.
We embrace a strong, values-based culture
Our eight Leadership Values are our north star. They guide the decisions we make for all our stakeholders: our consumers, our customers, our people, our communities, our shareholders, and the environment.
Doing What s Right
Shared Value
High Performance
Diverse and Inclusive Teams
Disciplined Decision Making
Our Accountability
Intense Curiosity
Transparency and Humility

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our employees. As part of this commitment, we have adopted a number of COVID-19 safety measures, including a requirement for all employees to be fully vaccinated by March 31, 2022 and to show proof of vaccination. In keeping with this policy, successful candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination by March 31, 2022 (or prior to their first day of work if the start date is after March 31, 2022). We will of course consider accommodations for anyone unable to be vaccinated following human rights and other applicable laws
We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.
Championing diversity and inclusion is a critical component to advancing our collective purpose and vision, living the Maple Leaf Leadership Values, and delivering winning results. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired; please contact our Talent Attraction Team at .

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