Careers

Careers

An inviting culture

At Trudeau, there is one essential ingredient to our success: teamwork. Our culture is inclusive and supportive with an emphasis on creativity and fun. We’ve set up a welcome committee to make sure our new employees feel confident and comfortable from day one. Our leadership team is caring and responsive, and we make a point of keeping lines of communication open with everyone. 

WORKING AT TRUDEAU MEANS

  • The option to work from home or in the office, with easy access to your colleagues no matter where you are.
  • The opportunity to grow in a collaborative and challenging work environment with a culture that fosters a community mindset and employee engagement.
  • Paid days off in addition to your vacation.
  • 5 paid personal days to be used as you see fit, whether for illness, family obligations, or personal reasons.
  • 6 paid days off over the end-of-year holidays for celebrating, cooking, or simply taking time to rest.
  • 1 paid day off on your birthday to pamper yourself, do something special, or sleep late.
  • Comprehensive group insurance including life, disability, drug, and dental coverage.
  • Quick and easy access to a physician online, free of charge.
  • An employee assistance program, because we care about wellness and mental health.
  • A group RRSP with employer contributions to start planning for your future.
  • A reimbursement of up to $150 for fitness expenses, because your health is a priority.
  • Being part of a team that will welcome you on board with one-on-one meetings and get you involved in social activities like fitness challenges and recipe exchanges.
  • Access to further training to help you grow and advance in your career.
  • Working for the number one company in Canada in many categories of kitchen products. WOW!
  • Generous discounts on Trudeau products so you can share in our passion for cooking!

 

Don’t see a job that pleases your palate?

Career opportunities at Trudeau are always coming up, and we’re constantly on the lookout for great people to join our team! So send us your resume at [email protected]!

Distribution Center / Production

Freight Specialist

Job Summary : 

The Freight Specialist will be responsible for selecting the optimal modes of transportation and suppliers to achieve the best possible balance between quality of service and associated costs. In this role, the specialist will be responsible for the efficient execution of the booking and tracking processes as well as the management of customs processes.  Continuous improvement will be a key focus.

 

Detailed Functions:

  • Select carriers and negotiate rates.
  • Ensure continuous monitoring of the various transits.
  • Identify and communicate possible delays and other issues to the appropriate teams.
  • Approve and forward carrier invoices to the accounting team.
  • Optimize service, costs, and process efficiency.
  • Work closely with all departments on both operational and interdepartmental improvement opportunities.

 

Profile:

  • You are proactive and solution-oriented.
  • You have a strong analytical mind.
  • You have good negotiation skills.
  • You are a good communicator; you have an excellent team spirit, and you like to work in a collaborative mode.
  • You demonstrate a good ability to manage priorities and work under pressure while respecting deadlines.
  • You are rigorous, have a strong sense of organization and are detail-oriented.
  • You have a good understanding of the supply chain, both international and local.
  • You have experience in the management of maritime and land transport modes.

 

Skills: 

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position.
  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management or equivalent.
  • In-depth knowledge of maritime, land and customs processes.
  • Knowledge of an ERP system such as SAP (an asset).
  • Mastery of Excel and good knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Bilingualism (French and English), both oral and written.

 

Product Development

Project Manager, Products Development


Immediate supervisor: Project Manager, Product Development

 

Job Summary : 

The selected candidate will oversee the full product development cycle, from conception to production to delivery to the customer.  They will ensure that products are developed to meet the required specifications within the agreed upon budget and timeline while working closely with suppliers and internal staff from Sales, Marketing, Purchasing, and the Product Development team.

 

Detailed Job Description :

  • Attend various meetings with the product development team, regarding products in development, strategy, etc.

  • Manage business, project risks and issues including the development of contingency plans.

  • Ensure projects are delivered (according to Trudeau New Product Introduction methodology) to the agreed time, cost and quality, and responsible for addressing issues with providers when these are not met.

  • Prepare project schedules and communicate critical milestones to cross-functional teams

  • Coordinate activities across groups and maintain effective relationships and operating processes with suppliers and internal partners (ie. sales, marketing, purchasing).

  • Create and maintain product specifications

  • Work in close collaboration with designers and suppliers so that the finished products meet expected specifications and quality norms.

  • Follow-up on the packaging development process with the graphic design studio or with outside suppliers.

  • Strategically select suppliers according to reliability, quality and cost

  • Obtain cost/time estimates from related parties and provide regular status updates to the Product Manager and other stakeholders.

  • Negotiate costs and deadlines with suppliers and ensure follow-up throughout product development.

  • Efficiently and strategically manage the allocated project budgets.

  • Proactively and strategically manage different deadlines in order to launch products within the established time frame.

  • Periodically visit factories to ensure that required norms are always respected and to follow the evolution of the different ongoing projects.

 

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (ideally, business management, engineering, marketing).    

  • 3-5 years of experience in project management, in a product development/consumer goods environment

  • Mastery of English and French, spoken and written.

  • Business experience with Asian suppliers.

 

Required Qualities and Competencies :

  • Team oriented.

  • Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented.

  • Strong aptitude for negotiation and communication.

  • Excellent analytical skills and aptitude for figures.

  • Able to manage multiple projects at the same time

  • Entrepreneurship and strong business acumen.

 

Other Requirements :

  • Availability to travel: overseas 2-3 times a year 

Information Technology

Data Manager

Immediate supervisor: Vice-President, Technology and digital transformation

Job Summary : 

As the Data Manager, you will be the main lead concerning the database of all our internal information management systems such as SAP as well as of external platforms such as client, customer, or partner portals.

Detailed Functions:

  • Analyze requests and ensure the integrity and quality of the data.
  • Data entry and maintenance such as client, product, price lists, carrier data etc.
  • Make certain that classification and data structures are respected and participate in their elaboration with the data analysts.
  • Assess and evaluate the impact of change and improvement requests.
  • Assist the process owners with data management.
  • Maintain processes and forms used by the teams to provide training and information.
  • Manage priorities for new data creation requests and for modifications.

 

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position.
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Bilingual (French and English), spoken and written.
  • Proficient with M365 (Office 365, Teams).
  • Rigorous and well-organized.
  • Proactive and with an analytical mindset.
  • Able to effectively manage priorities.