Recent or Potential Grads: Supply Chain Leadership Development

  • Location: Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick
  • Deadline: November 9, 2019 at 11:59 pm

McCain Foods is seeking recent or upcoming graduates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Finance, Business or related disciplines to join the North American Supply Chain organization and be part of a Supply Chain Leadership Development Program.  We are looking for well rounded, driven, highly analytical problem solvers with a track record of achieving results, who also have a passion to become future leaders at McCain.  Program participants will be located in our Florenceville-Bristol, NB office.

The Supply Chain Leadership Development Program is intended to develop supply chain contributors into future supply chain leaders within McCain North America.  The Program, for new hires, will offer candidates with limited experience and exposure to supply chain the ability to quickly gain a keen understanding of critical supply chain functions.  The program focuses on rotational assignments designed to develop and broaden supply chain skills.

Participants will be provided with three rotational assignments which could include any of the following roles:

  • Supply Planner
  • Demand Planner
  • Deployment Planner
  • Supply Chain Analyst/Data Analyst
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Customer Service Coordinator

During each of the three rotational assignments, participants will take on full-time responsibility of their functional role, while also completing the Leadership development curriculum and activities. Throughout time in the program, participants will foster technical and leadership skills through specific training, mentoring and professional development opportunities. 

After the completion of the program, the employee will be assigned to a specific role, which may be a role which held during the rotational period.  At this time, the employee would also be eligible to apply for relevant open roles within McCain, including any which were part of the rotational period.


  • Responsible for assigned full time roles as part of rotational assignments
  • Develop a keen understanding of supply chain functions and major roles and responsibilities
  • Engage in all training, development and educational opportunities provided
  • Participate in cross-functional teams supporting supply chain process improvement projects
  • Lead projects and related meetings with key stakeholders and deliver impactful presentations to senior leaders
  • Apply creative problem-solving skills to assigned work; communicate insights and synthesize conclusions


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Finance, Business or related discipline
  • Relevant Internship or Co-op experience preferred
  • Strong leadership skills and a track record of achieving results
  • Must have exceptional analytical skills and be able to work with complex data
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work with speed and accuracy
  • Must be a self-motivated, analytical and independent thinker
  • Results focused.  Bias towards action, able to synthesize multiple pieces of information and act decisively
  • Effective communication skills (both oral and written) with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent problem solving, organization and planning skills
  • High proficiency in tools used for data analysis such as Excel is a must, Access a plus


Company: McCain Foods (Canada)


McCain It’s All Good™ is our philosophy. As a food manufacturer, our business is driven by good people, making good food, from good ingredients – and the result is food that makes people feel good. But McCain It’s all good ™ is not just about the food we make, it’s about how we conduct ourselves in every aspect of our business. From farmer and customer relationships to sustainable agricultural processes – we strive to make every element of our business good. The McCain It’s all good ™ philosophy underpins everything we do.

McCain Foods is a world-leading food company and one of the largest manufacturers of frozen potato specialties. We also produce other foods including pizza, appetizers, vegetables, oven meals and desserts and our products can be found in restaurants and supermarket freezers in more than 160 countries around the globe. A privately owned company headquartered in Canada, we generate annual sales of CDN $9.1 billion, employ 20,000 people globally and operate 53 production facilities on six continents. We also own The Day & Ross Transportation Group – based in Hartland, New Brunswick – one of the largest transportation companies in Canada.

McCain Foods is an EEO Employer that welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations, up to the point of undue hardship, are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.


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