Ontario Poultry Sales Manager Job in Ontario Canada

Ontario Poultry Sales Manager Job in Ontario Canada


Job title: Ontario Poultry Sales Manager

Company: Maple Leaf Foods

Expected salary:

Location: New Hamburg, ON

Ontario Poultry Sales Manager Job Details:

The Opportunity: The Manager, Ontario Poultry Sales is responsible for the overall management of the Poultry Sales team in Ontario. This position will also implement policy decisions as well as short and long tem strategy decisions. This role will work in collaboration with many stakeholders including, Processing plant leaders, Hatchery Managers, Planning & Procurement Manager, Live Poultry Welfare Manager, Technical Services team and Breeder Services Manager to ensure the highest level of service is provided to Maple Leaf Foods customers.

Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by July 19, 2023. Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:

  • Proactively manage the sales team and ensure sales commitments for size, timing and quality through execution of the procurement plan to bring live poultry into the processing plants.
  • Responsible for the management of the sales team towards driving day-old chick sales volume to meet annual sales budget.
  • Responsible for the management of all analysis and forward-thinking continuous improvement efforts for the sales area utilizing Six Sigma tools and approach
  • Responsible for meeting the company, producer, government, and CFIA protocols required to support our differentiated product initiatives
  • Accountable for the management of all producer settlements and chick invoicing, along with claims and adjustments.
  • Required to build strong alliances with operations, feed partners and our producers.
  • Networking with other industry stakeholders, broadening sphere of influence and elevating over-all sales effectiveness
  • Recommend and implement operating policy/strategy along with the annual operating budget requirements.
  • Key liaison between internal and external stakeholders eg. producers, operations, optimization, marketing, sales, CFO, feed partners
  • Manage the performance of the Poultry Sales Team through effective implementation of Human Resources processes and policies and all Leadership Edge initiatives including hiring, training, development, and discipline, building a positive and productive employee relations environment
  • Committed to the Maple Leaf Food’s Leadership Values.

What You’ll Bring: The successful candidate will be results-oriented, thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment, and have the ability to develop positive working relationships with associates and employees. Candidates must have:

  • Post-secondary education or University Degree in Agriculture, Business, Science or related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • 2-5 years of management experience
  • 5 Years experience in a Poultry Sales or related position
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including Microsoft Excel, WORD, PowerPoint knowledge
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skill sets
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement
  • Proven decision-making ability using various analytical tools (SWOT analysis, Six Sigma metrics, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of the Poultry Industry would be a definite asset.
  • An ability to work independently and self-motivated
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willing to attend, participate and present at various Industry functions and activities, both outside and within the Company.
  • High level of computer competency including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

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.
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that offer flexibility to meet your individual or family needs, including programs focused on improving mental health and wellbeing. These benefits start on your first day of employment.
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan with company matching that starts on your first day of employment.
  • Learning and development opportunities, including workshops, ‘speaker series’ events, and resources that allow you to develop your skills and progress your career.
  • Comprehensive tuition reimbursement program that supports continuous learning and development of our team members through investment in eligible degrees, diplomas, professional certification, or trades programs.
  • Supporting our deep commitment to community impact, we offer up to two paid days annually to volunteer at a cause of your choice.

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

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 .

Disclaimer: Please note that salaries posted on sites other than the MLF Careers Page are not a reflection of Maple Leaf Foods and are an estimated salary range provided by that particular job board. Maple Leaf Foods offers competitive wages and an attractive total rewards package, which will be discussed during an interview with our Talent Team.
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