This job board retrieves part of its jobs from: Toronto Jobs | Emplois Montréal | IT Jobs Canada

Need to find a job? New postings every day

To post a job, login or create an account |  Post a Job

  mississauga jobs  

A website for the people of Mississauga

Slide 1
Slide 2
Slide 3
previous arrow
next arrow

Learning & Development Manager

Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

This is a Contract position in Mississauga, ON posted September 10, 2023.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Vice President of Talent, the Manager, Learning & Development has responsibility for all aspects of learning agenda for our people. The scope of the role includes developing and executing learning initiatives targeting executive development, people managers, and individual contributors across various learning channels (Residential, Hybrid, Digital). The successful candidate will help develop a skilled based learning organization ensuring program offerings are scalable and learning in the flow of work is promoted. The Manager is also responsible for planning, executing and measuring the effectiveness of MLF’s Leadership programs as well as various functional development programs.

Any MLF team member interested in being considered for this role are encouraged to apply online by September 6, 2023. Applications received beyond that date are not guaranteed consideration.

Snapshot of a Day-in-the-Life:
  • Support the VP, Talent in designing and executing the learning strategy for the organization.
  • Build annual program calendar (workshops, webinars, etc.) and manage task list to ensure these programs deliver on time and on quality.
  • Oversee the training and development of new hires, new leaders and other talent groups ensuring team members have the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed.
  • Undertake learning needs analyses for key groups, articulating and translating these needs into learning offerings or development recommendations.
  • Work closely with HRBP Team, Business Leaders and other members of the HR function as needed to develop and execute high quality, sustainable learning and development programs and solutions across functions, driving relevant business focused learning outcomes.
  • Develop & execute a training curriculum.
  • Develop initiatives to improve employee usage and accessibility of existing learning programs and resources.
  • Implement program improvements to ensure programs are delivered efficiently and participants experience a high-quality learning program that delivers business outcomes.
  • As required, work with VP, Talent, 3rd party vendors and external institutions to develop best in class learning offerings for Maple Leaf including providing vendor performance per established SLA – sharing regular feedback on program outcomes to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Connect people with content and experts using formal, informal, and social learning tools including face to face programming, peer coaching, mentoring, blogs and online forums.
  • Design and develop effective and engaging content and materials, employing recognized adult learning principles.
  • Facilitate learning sessions and events as required.
  • Establish and lead the Learning Network, enabling shared knowledge across all existing learning groups (Operations, FSQA, IS, etc.)
  • Proactively seek out the latest talent research, best practices, and identify key trends that will inform current and future learning programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.
What You’ll Bring:
  • Post secondary education in HR, Learning or equivalent experience
  • Experience in a corporate learning role and understanding of adult pedagogy strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with all levels of the organization from senior executives to individual contributors (including plant leadership network)
  • Highly motivated and results driven
  • Ability to persevere through obstacles and challenges while maintaining positive approach
  • Self-confident to work independently, with self-awareness to seek coaching and support when required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate small and large groups either in a meeting or workshop environment to achieve desired outcome
  • Desire and ability to coach others
  • Proven ability to deliver in a fast paced, dynamic business environment
  • Experience in consumer-packaged goods or manufacturing an asset
  • Strong alignment with MLF Values
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.
  • A hybrid work model that embraces remote work for eligible roles, helping team members achieve work-life balance-combining the best of both spending time working remotely, benefitting from focus time, and purposeful collaboration in the office setting.
  • 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.