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Position Title: Change Manager 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Toronto HQ 

Requisition ID: 29066 



We know the importance that food plays in people's lives – the power it has to bring people, families and communities together. Our purpose is to bring enjoyment to people’s lives through great tasting food, in a way which reflects our values.




McCain is embarking on a digital transformation. As part of this transformation, we are making significant investments into our data systems, structures and policies, and building digital products for our customers, key suppliers and McCain team members to enable digital processes and data-driven automation over time.


Our Technology team’s goal is to inspire growth through innovative technology experiences. Our digital teams are key to deliver this ambition. McCain has established digital teams in Agriculture and Commercial and we are now looking forward to expanding our investments in Manufacturing embedded in our MDIxAI program.



Do you want to help define the future of McCain and play a vital role in McCain’s next digital transformation? Do you want to have an impact on McCain’s key strategic project? Make the next big move in your career and join us as we embark on our global MDI x AI digital transformation journey, building the future of McCain’s manufacturing facilities and digitizing our plants and processes. ROLE:

The primary responsibility of the Change Manager will be to implement change management strategies and plans that drive faster adoption, desired ways of working and proficiency with the changes that impact employees within the organization. On an ongoing basis, this role will also support project teams with integrating change management activities into their project plans.


This role supports Digital Manufacturing Transformation at McCain. The Change Manager will be brand ambassador for the program.


This role is ideal for someone with a passion for helping people adopt to new ways of working through a digital transformation in manufacturing.


Key Accountabilities

• Apply change management processes and tools to execute strategies to support the adoption of changes required by a project or initiative

• Develop and maintain strong collaborative business relationships across global and regional functions in manufacturing and associated functions (safety, environment, maintenance, etc)

• Influence effective decision-making with cross-functional teams Commented 

• Provide strategic coaching and direction to global, regional and plant teams

• Liaison with Global Communications team and MDI communications, change and learning leads to ensure collaboration and consistent messaging

• Support the design, development, delivery and management of work streams (e.g. training)

• Create actionable deliverables across various change management levers e.g. communications, sponsorship and leadership alignment, training, business readiness, etc.

• Drive project deployment by ensuring proper training & templates are available for deployment teams to use regionally, facilitating cross-regional best practice sharing and working cross-functionally with different stakeholders to drive awareness & get continuous feedback on the processes.

• Champion the program’s brand and develop regional and local brand ambassadors and messaging

• Plan, coordinate, and execute a wide range of global events, including project kickoffs, workshops, and team-building activities throughout the pre-deployment, deployment and sustainment stages



• 8+ years related change management experience with capability supporting large scale digital transformations

• Strong understanding of technology implementations and technology organizations

• Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle

• Strategic and tactical thinker with strong problem solving skills

• Solid organization and planning skills with the ability to multi-task across multiple work streams and timelines

• Ability to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels

• Comfortable in a fast-paced environment

• Ability to work across time zones, cultures and regions

• Ability to mobilize teams with at times competing priorities

• Agility to manage dynamic requests, time requirements and multitasking

• Ability to integrate plant and regional strategic objectives and find a point of intersection with MDIxAI objectives

• Familiarity with Change Management tools like video editors, AI learning and design tools, analytics, etc.

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: Information Technology      
Division: Global Technology 
Department: ​Technology Change Management ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol 

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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