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Here at Daiya we place high value on team work, collaboration, innovation and just plain having fun. It’s our team members – Daiyans as we like to call ourselves – who really set us apart from so many other companies.
But if there’s one answer that truly stands out, it’s that moment when our employees realize they’re directly contributing to making a difference in other people’s lives. And it happens whenever we see someone experience our products for the first time.
The surprising joy of that very first bite. The wonderful freedom of finally indulging in ooey gooey deliciousness. There’s nothing quite like it. And yet it fuels our passion to keep innovating, creating and working towards a better future for our customers and ourselves.
We’d describe ourselves as being inclusive, focused, and, most importantly, empathetic in everything we do. Does that sound like a good match for you? Then please inquire about available positions.
Our mission to create a happier and healthier world starts within. These are the tenets that guide us individually and as a family.
We celebrate diversity and demonstrate genuine care for one another with vulnerability, compassion and mutual trust.
We create win-wins in all relationships and decision-making by working as a team with integrity, respect and a sense of urgency.
We relentlessly drive for exceptional results through focus, accountability and initiative.
We continuously pursue and achieve the impossible with passion, purpose and curiosity.
We promote a culture encouraging risk-taking, transparency and bold decisions.
Daiya Foods is proud to be a leader in deliciously dairy-, gluten- and soy-free foods. We’ve been growing since our founding in 2008, and are now headquartered in beautiful, British Columbia. Today, our company continues to expand, adding more and more passionate Daiyans located in both Canada and the United States.
If you are looking to do the best work of your career, be a part of an extraordinary company and have a passion for what we do, we want to hear from you. Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com, indicating the opportunity you are applying for with the job title in the subject line.
Check out all our current opportunities below. If you do not see a current opportunity that interests you, feel free to send in your resume and cover letter as we are always on the lookout for talented individuals. Please note: currently, we are not accepting internships.
Reporting to the Controller and will be responsible for supervising a team of clerks in a high-volume environment. This role will be responsible for ensuring the accurate, timely and efficient payment of all vendor accounts in accordance with company’s policies and department standards and for troubleshooting day-to-day accounts payable operations. Work closely with General Accountant at month-end to ensure timely and accurate processing
of month end duties including accruing for expenses which could not be entered in the computer system before AP module was closed.
Our Power Engineer plays an important role on our Maintenance team with troubleshooting and providing preventative and corrective maintenance support to production lines and facilitating equipment change-over. The Power Engineer will operate, maintain and manage the equipment in the plant. The Power Engineer plays a key role in ensuring the facility runs at optimal production levels with minimal downtime. The role works in the areas of: pressurized systems, boilers, thermal engineering, ammonia systems, fluid mechanics, technical and basic instrumentation and industrial electronics. The Power Engineer is responsible for working together with the rest of the Maintenance team to complete new projects, work orders and follow a Preventive Maintenance Program.
Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Brand Manager will be responsible for creating consumer demand for key product lines that are the primary growth opportunities for the brand. The successful candidate will be a proven thought leader who is also capable of leading cross-functional teams and agencies to execute brand building initiatives, optimize product lines and deliver sustainable profit growth.
Our Plant Manager provides leadership to the management and supervision of the manufacturing processes, to ensure scheduled production levels are met for each shift and high-level sanitation is complete to meet Food Safety and QA standards. The Plant Manager will work with the Vice President, Operations to research and implement processes that minimize costs and waste while maximizing the highest quality production outputs.
The Plant Manager will ensure that the manufacture of products is carried out in accordance with internal and external standards and in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP and SQF requirements along with WorkSafe BC standards.
Our Production Manager provides leadership to the management and supervision of the manufacturing processes, to ensure scheduled production levels are met for each shift and high-level sanitation is complete to meet Food Safety and QA standards. The Production Manager will work with the Senior Production Manager to research and implement processes that minimize costs and waste while maximizing the highest quality production outputs.
The Production Manager will ensure that the manufacture of products is carried out in accordance with internal and external standards and in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP and SQF requirements along with Work Safe BC standards.
The Quality Control Technician ensures that Daiya’s food safety and quality standards are enforced and maintained at all stages of the manufacturing processes through routine quality monitoring, sampling and testing.
PM Shift – 3:00pm to 11:30pm, Tuesday to Saturday (flexible to work Monday – Friday)
Shift start times may subject to change depending on operational requirements.
Our Sr. R&D Technologist, Product Development leads and supports significant technical components of R&D projects, utilizing strong innovation, product development, and research skills to advance team and department objectives. They work collaboratively and independently to design and execute technical work, from benchtop testing to product commercialization. This role conducts all types of technical work including but not limited to: scientific research, product concept refinement, raw material sourcing, product formulation, benchtop prototype development, experimental design, analytical testing, data analysis and interpretation, scale up testing, co-packer assessment, process optimizing, shelf life testing, sensory testing, stability analysis and product commercialization. The role may be required to supervise and support other team members in delivering tasks. They are responsible for driving company growth through collaborating, innovating, and experimenting to develop creative product and process solutions.
The R&D Lab Supervisor collaborates with the Advanced Research & Technology (ART) team and the Lab team by leading various capabilities projects, maintaining a high-quality lab space, developing robust analytical methods, and supervising lab team’s daily tasks. This role works independently, quickly, and accurately to deliver tasks and sub-projects, including the creation and maintenance of new scientific tools and protocols. Work may include, but is not limited to: Literature review, equipment and material sourcing, experimental design, analytical testing, data analysis and interpretation, SOP development, and training. They are responsible for driving company growth through collaborating and innovating to develop creative solutions and ensure maintenance of high standard lab and analytical practices. This role will be expected to balance Lab and ART project work.
The Manager, Category Development & Insights is responsible for category, consumer, and shopper insights data to create a clear direction for Daiya categories in the marketplace. As a member of the sales team, this role contributes to driving company sales and profits objectives with a fact-based selling approach that drives DSMP principles and thought leadership into Daiya’s commercialization mandate.
Our Logistics Manager leads the development and execution of our transportation and warehousing strategies. This position is responsible for growing our warehousing network, managing carriers and mentoring our Logistics and Customer Service teams.
Our Warehouse Supervisor manages Warehouse Associates in the area of Shipping/Receiving and WIP (Work In Process) in accordance with plant policies and procedures to efficient flow of goods into the facility to materials are received in a timely manner to ensure scheduled production levels are met at the highest quality output. Ensure smooth operations in receipt and shipment of materials during shift to eliminate impact on production schedules.
Supervisors will ensure that manufacture of products is carried out in accordance with internal and external standards and in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP and SQF requirements along with Work Safe BC standards.
SHIFT: AM Shift – 6:30am to 3:00pm (Monday to Friday), with occasional OT.
Our Order Fulfillment Associate acts as the first point of contact with our strategic accounts and plays a key role in assuring customer satisfaction and a positive experience. This is a great role for someone with a customer focus and the right attitude, energy, and enthusiasm.
Our Order Fulfillment Associate works in a fast-paced environment as a problem solver, quick thinker, and resourceful individual. The Order Fulfillment Associate must communicate efficiently and rapidly to ensure that customers have the answers they are looking for.
The Production Scheduler will be primarily responsible for creating, managing and executing the detailed daily internal plant schedules based on the Master Production Schedule inputs while maximizing resource utilization. This position will require collaboration with cross functional teams such as Operations, QA, Warehouse, R&D, Logistics and Purchasing. The Production Scheduler will help support achievement of Daiya’s customer service level and production efficiency targets while promoting best production practices.