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Director, Producer Services - Eden Valley Poultry (Filled)

Eden Valley Poultry Incorporated
Director, Producer Services

Eden Valley Poultry Incorporated is a state-of-the-art, top-quality poultry processing facility that processes and markets chicken and turkey for Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. With a mission that focuses on successful customers and best-in-class processes that will maximize long-term shareholder values, Eden Valley Poultry takes pride in bringing high-quality, wholesome, fresh poultry products to Canadian consumers. The ownership structure and partnership between United Poultry Producers Incorporated, producers that supply the best quality chickens and turkeys from their own family farms, and Maple Lodge Farms, Canada’s largest independent family-owned chicken processor, speaks to Eden Valley’s dedicated focus on maintaining exceptional food safety and quality standards.
Reporting to the President and CEO, the Director, Producer Services is responsible for fostering effective, productive, and mutually beneficial relationships between the company and poultry producers; this includes ensuring effective business strategies are in place that align with Eden Valley Poultry’s strategic objectives while, simultaneously, providing leadership and direction for Producer Services, Live Haul, Live Supply Procurement, and Catching Services. The Director builds relationships with broiler and turkey producers within the Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island poultry industry, ensuring that quality standards and weight requirements are achieved from farm to plant. The Director works closely with producers to ensure all standards are met pertaining to live supply, food safety, food quality, and all other workplace regulations. The Director is a key member of the executive team and is jointly accountable for overall company performance.
The successful candidate will be exceptional at relationship management, have outstanding people and asset management experience in an executive capacity, and is eager to contribute to growing this important Canadian company. This individual will have a strong business acumen, is driven, and resilient, while seeing the value of collaborative leadership. They will have a post-secondary degree or diploma, preferably in a business or technical discipline, and at least five years of senior-level experience in the food, agriculture or related industry. This role requires outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to support the growth of others and build strong relationships internally and with producers, shareholders, and external partners. The Director, Producer Services must enjoy being in the office as much as they value being in the processing facility or on the road visiting farmers throughout the region. This individual must also be an innovative problem-solver who can make decisive and data driven decisions in order to build relationships and develop a new division within the business.

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Please submit your resume and interest online by clicking “Apply.” For further information about this opportunity, please contact Mady MacIntyre in confidence at

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