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Champion Petfoods LP
Champion Petfoods employee working on the packaging line

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Champion Petfoods LP was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017):

  • Champion Petfoods recently introduced maternity leave top-up payments for employees who are new mothers (to 70% of salary for up to 17 weeks) and also offers flexible hours for when they are ready to return to work
  • Champion Petfoods offers opportunities for students and new grads to gain career-level experience through summer student roles, co-op placements and paid internships -- and manages an in-house apprenticeship program to help the next generation develop their skills
  • In addition to Champion Petfoods' regular health benefits plan, the company offers a health spending account of up to $750, which can be carried over to the following year for a maximum of two years
Champion Petfoods employees' dogs visiting the company's office in Edmonton, Alberta

Highlights

Industry Dog and Cat Food Manufacturing
Established in Canada 1985
Major Canadian hiring locations Morinville AB, Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 294
Part-time employees in Canada 5
Average age of employees in Canada 37
Longest serving employee 19 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $750 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Champion Petfoods LP was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2016):

  • Champion Petfoods is an Alberta-based specialty pet food maker with a 30 year history that continues to grow at an incredible pace, adding 35 new positions in the past year
  • Champion Petfoods encourages employees to save for the future with contributions to a defined benefit pension plan
  • Champion Petfoods helps employees balance work and their personal lives through a variety of alternative work arrangements, including flexible hours, telecommuting and a compressed work week option
Champion Petfoods employee on the Orijen food packaging line

Highlights

Industry Dog and Cat Food Manufacturing
Established in Canada 1985
Major Canadian hiring locations Morinville AB, Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 249
Part-time employees in Canada 4
Average age of employees in Canada 38
Longest serving employee 18 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, paid internships

The Career Directory

Champion Petfoods LP has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Champion Petfoods employee

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Dog and Cat Food Manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Morinville AB, Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 294
Part-time employees in Canada 5
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Projects Administrator, Junior Business Analyst, Research Specialist
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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