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Position Title: Capital Cost Control Specialist 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Florenceville Main 

Requisition ID: 20251 



About McCain:

McCain Foods is proud to be a family and values-driven company. Our values are integral to our culture, helping to shape how we operate, how we work together and the choices we make. They are a big part of what makes us unique. McCain Foods opened their first production facility in their hometown of Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada. McCain Foods quickly established itself within the Canadian marketplace and then began a journey to become the world's largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties.


McCain products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers around the world. In addition to fries, McCain also produces other foods, including appetizers, oven meals, vegetables, and juice for both the retail and foodservice industries.


We are seeking a detail oriented Capital Cost Control Specialist to join us in Florenceville-Bristol, NB. As a member of the North American Engineering Group, the successful candidate will be responsible to process all invoices for the McCain Foods Canada Capital Budget. Processing in a timely manner in order to meet project cash flow projections.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor Project Manager’s Coupa queues for invoice issues
  • Enter or validate all Capital Engineering purchase requests in Coupa for approximately 30  Project Managers, Plant Engineers and Maintenance Managers across Canada
  • Calculate and deduct withholding taxes from foreign invoices
  • Review Open GRNI Report Weekly for Capital Goods Receipts
  • Review & Action Open Purchase Orders for Closure on Capital Projects
  • Validate projects ready to close (Open Purchase Orders/Open Goods Receipt) and assist with closing forms
  • Provide project support
  • Compile data required during yearly audits (internal and external audits)
  • Compile data required as support for grant applications
  • Work with vendors and/or accounts payable to resolve invoice issues.
  • Setup or validate all Canadian Capital purchase orders.
  • Manage and submit change requests on existing purchase orders.
  • Compile required information and populate and submit vendor set up form for new vendors. 
  • Answer questions on issues with orders / status of invoice payments from vendors and project managers.
  • Review weekly open goods receipt report and action receiving errors on capital purchase orders.
  • Provide invoice copies and proof of payments related to grant requests on capital projects.



  • Post-secondary education in Business Admin, Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 2-3 years business experience
  • Basic accounting skills required
  • Prior experience working with tight deadlines and demonstrated ability of accurate output
  • Microsoft Office skills required; must be proficient in Excel. 
  • Previous experience with SAP and Coupa preferred
  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills.  Must be able to convey information to all levels of the organization in a clear, focused, and concise manner
  • This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal check, credit check, employment & education verification)


McCain offers full benefits including:

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Pension Benefits
  • Career Development & Education Reimbursement Assistance
  • Apprenticeship, Internship, & Coop support and opportunities


Sustainability and Planet Friendly Practices are at the heart of McCain:

We have embarked upon a journey to create planet-friendly food. We are committed to investing in resource-efficient operations in factories and farms.

  • We are moving to 100% renewable energy by 2030.
  • Donating 200 million meals to food banks and NGO worldwide by 2025.
  • Implementing regenerative agricultural practices across 100% of our potato acreage by 2030.


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of COVID-19 pandemic. With vaccination restrictions easing across the globe we do not currently require employees to be vaccinated, but we reserve the right to change this mandate in line with health guidance and regulations in each country.
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Job Family: Engineering & Technical      
Division: NA Supply Chain 
Department: ​Engineering - Capital System ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol 

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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