Getting to Know Maple Leaf
"Maple Leaf has a hard driving culture that fosters individual leadership. We are a culture that executes with passion and discipline in search of always higher performance; a culture built on our core foundation of Maple Leaf Leadership Edge and Six Sigma."
– Michael McCain, President & CEO, Maple Leaf Foods
At Maple Leaf, we have a high-performance, entrepreneurial culture driven by passionate people who strive for results and love to win.
Our DNA: Leadership and Six Sigma
Maple Leaf’s cultural DNA is built on two foundational elements: Leadership and Six Sigma. Through our Leadership Edge initiatives, we invest in our people and empower them to become leaders. Six Sigma embodies our commitment to continuous improvement and provides our people with the discipline to never accept status quo, to systematically approach challenges and to always search for new ways to do things better.
The Leadership Edge program is based on the idea that leadership drives a company’s success. This is demonstrated in the 6 Values that form the foundation of the Leadership Edge. These Values permeate the daily working life of employees at Maple Leaf Foods, reflect the behaviors of passionate people and provide a clear set of expectations for everyone across the organization. They shape the way we do business and impact everything we do! If you are interested in Maple Leaf Foods, get to know our Values:
Maple Leaf Leadership Values
Do What’s Right
By acting with integrity, behaving responsibly, and treating people with respect
Deliver Winning Results
By expecting to win, owning personal and collective accountability to deliver; taking appropriate risks without fear of failure while challenging for constant improvement
Build collaborative teams
By attracting only the best people, serving, recognizing and rewarding their development and success; fostering a collaborative and open environment with the freedom to disagree but always making timely decisions and aligning behind them
Get things done in a fact based, disciplined way
By seizing the initiative with the highest level of urgency and energy; meeting all commitments responsively while being objective, analytical and using effective process
Learn and Grow, Inwardly and Outwardly
By being introspective personally and organizationally, freely admitting mistakes or development needs; deeply understanding and connecting with consumers and stakeholders globally as a primary source of learning and growth
Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble
By having the self-confidence and courage to be completely candid and direct; willing to communicate openly in a trusting manner; acting with passion, conviction and personal humility, especially when delivering winning results