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Why Work for Daiya?

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.

The Perfect Pairing

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 values.

Our mission to create a happier and healthier world starts within. These are the tenets that guide us individually and as a family.

Embracing Family

We celebrate diversity and demonstrate genuine care for one another with vulnerability, compassion and mutual trust.

Nurturing Collaboration

We create win-wins in all relationships and decision-making by working as a team with integrity, respect and a sense of urgency.

Pursuing High Performance

We relentlessly drive for exceptional results through focus, accountability and initiative.

Fueling Innovation

We continuously pursue and achieve the impossible with passion, purpose and curiosity.

Celebrating Courage

We promote a culture encouraging risk-taking, transparency and bold decisions.

Our Home
In British Columbia

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.

Our current openings.

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 careers@daiyafoods.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.

Finance

Accounts Receivable (AR) Associate

Our Accounts Receivable (AR) Associate reports to AR Supervisor and supports by ensuring that the Company receives payments for goods and services according to established Company payment terms and correctly records the transactions, secure revenue by verifying and posting receipts and resolving discrepancies.

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Operations Accountant

Reporting to the Director Operations and Capital Finance, the Operations Accountant supports the Finance Operations and Capital Finance functions by collecting, updating, analyzing, verifying, and reporting accurately and in a timely manner.

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Marketing

Corporate Communications Manager

Reporting to the Director, Digital Engagement, the Corporate Communications Manager will be and a key ambassador for the organization. The successful candidate will develop and implement Daiya’s communications strategy, integrating corporate communications and brand PR as well as leading our crisis response. This position will work across teams to strengthen Daiya’s reputation as a Plant-Based leader, creating story driven moments in support of business strategies, corporate vision as well as brand and product positioning.

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Associate Brand Manager

Reporting to our Senior Brand Manager, the Associate Brand Manager will be responsible for creating consumer demand for key product lines that are the primary growth opportunities for the company.  The successful candidate will be a proven executor who is also capable of leading cross-functional teams, delivering tactical innovation from concept to launch, and brand building initiatives.

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Sr. Graphic Designer, Print (20 month contract)

Reporting to the Marketing Director, the Sr. Graphic Designer will be responsible for leading the development of strong and breakthrough creative ideas and concepts for various organizational needs. Through different platforms, assist in designing and delivering ideas, social and visual assets to clearly articulate conceptual direction.

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QA

QA Technologist

The QA Technologist is responsible for day-to-day food safety and quality monitoring and verification activities at the manufacturing facility. The technologist ensures that Daiya’s food safety and quality standards are enforced and maintained at all stages of the manufacturing processes; and supports the continuous production line operation.

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R&D

R&D Chef

The R&D Chef is a self-motivated and curious individual, focused on delivering multiple culinary solutions to support key internal and external initiatives. The successful candidate will be an experienced professional capable of merging strong culinary knowledge and hands-on technical skills to develop plant-based recipes and menus, validate new ingredients and products, guide R&D development, and support sales and marketing. This role acts as an independent culinary lead for multiple R&D and corporate projects, working collaboratively with the cross-functional team to meet business objectives.

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R&D Scientist – Advanced Research & Technology

Our R&D Scientist – Advanced Research & Technology leads and supports significant technical components of R&D projects, utilizing strong innovation, product development, and research skills to advance team and department objectives.  This team member will 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. May be required to supervise and support other team members in delivering tasks. Our R&D Scientist is responsible for driving company growth through collaborating, innovating, and experimenting to develop creative product and process solutions.

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Supply Chain

Purchasing Manager

Our Purchasing Manager is responsible for leading and executing procurement strategies. This role is key in managing and overseeing day to day purchasing tasks (replenishments), inventory and cost management. Purchasing Manager is responsible for supply continuity to support Production in house as well as at Co-Manufacturers locations, in addition to managing and coaching team of Buyers. The role also supports Innovation projects as well as Operations/ Continuous Improvement initiatives. This role connects and will work collaboratively across all departments such as Operations, Finance, R&D, QA and Regulatory.

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​Director, Logistics

This role will oversee the Logistics and Warehousing functions, including our 3PLs.  Coupled with a wealth of Supply Chain experience, this role is required to have strong interpersonal skills to provide leadership to vendors, internal stakeholders and ultimately our customers and consumers.

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People & Culture

Talent Acquisition & Onboarding Specialist (Corporate)

Reporting to the Manager of Talent Acquisition, the Talent Acquisition & Onboarding Specialist (Corporate) will be responsible for all hiring needs at our Burnaby head office and leading the onboarding process for all new salaried hires. The ideal candidate is a passionate recruiter who thrives in fast-paced, ever-changing environments and can handle a high volume of roles but also enjoys being the face of the company and helping new Daiyan’s start their journey with us.

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Operations

Continuous Improvement Engineer

The Continuous Improvement Engineer works closely with Plant Operations and Supply Chain in assessing and implementing improvements in accordance with Six sigma/Lean Manufacturing principles. Additionally, they will work cross functionally with quality and R&D to identify improvements in quality, efficiencies, and waste elimination. Key skills for this role are problem-solving, data analysis and a keen interest in working collaboratively to develop new processes and improve current ones.

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