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Current Opportunities

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Plan, organize and direct the daily operations of manufacturing to meet sales requirements in a safe and efficient manner.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:

• Live Core Values
• Ensure all products are manufactured in accordance with company specifications
• Preparing daily and weekly schedule in CSB system
• Daily Planning, scheduling of work and raw material availability
• Plant efficiencies
• Employee scheduling
• Attract, retain and motivate the best possible people
• Performance Management Process
• Daily liaison with Agency On-sites for Temp employees
• Training and development of the skills of all Production staff ( Agency and Full timers)
• Cross training of others in your department
• Follow company policies and procedures SQF & HACCP Accountabilities
• Coverage for planned and unplanned absences which could compromise our policies, procedures and programs
• Continuous improvement to our programs and procedures
• Safety, Quality and Productivity (in this order)
• Act within the company philosophy
• Safety of fellow employees

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS:

• Good planning and organizing skills
• Ability to work with little supervision
• First aid and C.P.R. certificate
• College degree with a production major
• Good problem solving skills

 

Cardinal Meats Specialists Ltd. is seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to support the President and his Leadership Team, based at our Brampton location.


Are you a detail-oriented, organized individual who thrives in a challenging role? Someone who will work in a senior-management environment where your executive-level administrative skills will be relied upon daily to deliver top quality support in a fast-paced setting?
We are looking for a rockstar! Someone who can be direct and purposeful, with solid experience working with busy executives and has top notch multi-tasking skills; who will help keep our leaders on track in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with changing priorities.
This is not an easy role; rather, it is an opportunity that is filled with rewarding challenge and excitement for someone who is resourceful, witty and intuitive, quick-thinking and thrives in an exciting, busy environment, much like the character of Donna Paulsen on the TV series, SUITS!


THE COMPANY
Cardinal Meat Specialists is a family-owned business that has been operating for more than 50 years, specializing in ground and fully cooked meat products. Tenets of innovation and partnership with customers, have led to numerous firsts in the meat industry in the areas of food safety, forming and technology design in the North American market.
Our focus on quality products and service has been recognized by Canada's premier restaurants, grocery and retail chains, and independent operators. Cardinal Meats is truly dedicated to providing a positive and rewarding work environment for its employees with training, recognition, and special events.


OUR CORE VALUES
Passion [Love what you do]
Dedication [When the going gets tough, the tough keep going]
Accountability [Own involvement in solutions]
Dreams & Goals [Work towards your dreams]
Honesty & Integrity [Always do what is right]

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The role of Executive Assistant will provide senior level support to the President to stay organized and focused on ever-changing priorities, while also providing administrative assistance to the Leadership Team. 

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES 

  • Live our Core Values 
  • Ensure professional, responsive and effective support to the President and his Leadership Team to organize and expedite the flow of work and initiate follow up action as required. 
  • Promote the culture set out in the Company Philosophy. 
  • Provide full calendar management to ensure smooth day-to-day operations of the Leadership Team. 
  • Provide support to prioritize and keep the President organized and focused on issues at hand and retain the responsibility of ensuring points raised are in focus until resolved. 
  • Effective File management (electronic and hard copy). 
  • Be the cultural eyes and ears of the organization. 
  • Provide Administrative support to the President, (Business & Personal). 
  • Oversee all Company Events and related event budgets. 
  • Oversee ongoing Office Clean up and storage. 
  • Produce reports, presentations and/or briefs for the President. 
  • Act as liaison and facilitate open lines of communications among the Leadership Team. 
  • Supervise and support the Office Manager. 
  • Accountable for ensuring there is coverage for planned and unplanned absences which could compromise our policies, procedures and programs. 
  • Act within the company philosophy. 


IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE 

Functional Requirements: 

  • 5+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant reporting directly to senior management, and capable of supporting a dynamic Leadership Team 
  • Must be able to keep the leaders on track in a fast-paced environment with dynamic priorities 
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills 
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills 
  • Excellent command of the English language (verbal and written) 
  • Experience with vendor liaison and negotiations 
  • Budget and report management experience 
  • Ability to operate independently with initiative, discretion and diplomacy – often communicating independently on behalf of the President and/or the Leadership Team 
  • Openness to periodically adjust work hours as needed, sometimes with short notice 
  • Ability to interact with all levels of co-workers, management and external contacts 


Additional: 

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Live our Core Values everyday 
  • Report to the Leadership Team through the Director-Human Resources 

 

TO APPLY 

Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@cardinalmeats.com 

We thank all applicants, however only those under consideration will be contacted. 

Accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request. Please notify H.R. if required.