Commodity Risk Management Analyst - full-time position located in Landmark, MB

Posted on:  December 22, 2022

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Commodity Risk Management Analyst
Full-time position located in Landmark, MB

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company

Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.

Our job is to make great food

Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging. We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.

Raise the Good in Food

We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.

Our Leadership Values

Eight core values guide us in everything that we do:

• Do What’s Right
• Shared Value
• High Performance
• Diverse and Inclusive Teams
• Disciplined Decision Making
• Our Accountability
• Intense Curiosity
• Transparency and Humility

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Director, Commodities Risk Management, the position is responsible for ensuring tasks and reporting duties associated with feed ingredient procurement and hog risk management are completed with accuracy and within allotted timelines. This position is a full time, office role located in Landmark, Manitoba.

A snapshot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:

Position Duties related to grain commodities:
• Investigate and advise on ingredient and freight related price variances
• Prepare and file grain levy reports in accordance with industry deadlines and file payment requests to Accounts Payable
• Entry of commodity supplier contracts into SAP, ensuring details are accurate and visible to stakeholders
• Use related inventory and PO reports from SAP to update Excel based inventory reports
• Collect and submit information required for new SAP vendor approvals
• Prepare and distribute producer grain contracts from information provided
• Communicate grain contract and freight related information to Ingredient Coordinators as required

Position Duties related to hog risk management:
• Maintenance of market information files
• Market research, analysis and presentation
• Maple Leaf Forward Contracting-Contractor: assist in filling hog producer forward contract requests on the Maple Leaf forward contracting website
• Assist in maintenance of forward contract target pricing files as required
• Assist/back-up in execution of future trades as required

What we have to offer you:
• Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
• Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business.
• Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
• Defined Contribution Pension Plan
• Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
• Employee Assistance Program

What you will bring:
• Post-secondary education in Agri-business, business administration or management preferred
• Previous experience in an analytical role
• Previous experience working in the grain/hogs/livestock industry
• Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner on complex processes and issues
• Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office Suite; experience within an SAP environment is an asset
• Highly motivated; capable of delivering winning results and deadline oriented
• Ability to work collaboratively with others

Interested may apply directly through our Career Site at

Manitoba Pork represents 614 Manitoba hog farms

Manitoba Pork

Manitoba Pork’s office at 28 Terracon Place is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. However, please minimize person-to-person contact by emailing or phoning in requests for information, ear tags, and other resources. Contact us by phone, fax, email or regular mail.

Tel: 204-237-7447
Fax: 204-237-9831

28 Terracon Place
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
R2J 4G7