Welcome to the unexpected delight of plant-based exploration! We're the creators of a revolutionary cheese alternative that tastes, shreds, melts and stretches like traditional cheese. Today, as plant-based food grows in popularity, that spirit of innovation continues to inspire our team.

We believe in pioneering plant-based breakthroughs that delight people and planet. Our portfolio of great tasting foods provides an opportunity for everyone to gather around the table, whether you have food allergies, are flexitarian, vegan, vegetarian, or just plant-based curious!

We're one big family of food-loving Daiyans, and we’re always on the lookout for people who share our passion, our vision, and our ability to make each other smile



Our Production Cook Supervisor will manage Cook Room operations in accordance with plant policies and procedures to ensure scheduled production levels are met for each shift at the highest quality output. Ensure smooth Cook Room operations during shifts to minimize downtime and waste. 

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 Time: 3pm to 11:30pm

Salary: 60K - 70K/annually 


  • Supervise Cook Room operations in accordance with plant policies and procedures to meet the highest quality production outputs. Coordinate startups, shutdowns and changeovers when necessary.
  • Responsible for shift schedule approvals to include: team member training, team member vacation approval, overtime assignments, back-up for absent team members, and shift rotations.
  • Champion a safety-first work environment and ensure clearly defined Company policies and procedures are strictly followed.
  • Responsible to meet Cook Room production goals.
  • Attend weekly scheduling meetings and work with the scheduling department regarding changes based on customer requests, ingredient issues or machine downtime.
  • Work closely with Packaging Supervisors, Warehouse and Sanitation Supervisor in collaboration to achieve smooth operations between all functional areas in production.
  • Share best practices for meeting production targets and team management to ensure consistency of output and fair treatment of all team members.
  • Responsible for quality control. Make adjustments as necessary during Cook Room shifts to produce products within specifications. Reject product outside of specifications.
  • Ensure all team members operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Job Safety Standards.
  • Assist and coordinate Cook Room trials with R&D and QA.
  • Promote a positive working culture that supports the Company’s philosophy of inclusion and is based on open and honest dialogue and involvement of all team members that values their input and engagement in improving performance.  Communicate regularly with Shift Supervisors and Plant Manager.
  • Complete new Hire Request form and get approval before providing to HR for hiring.  Discuss with the Plant and Production Manager and HR regarding appropriate staffing levels.
  • Ensure all team members are properly trained in all their tasks and receive timely feedback on an ongoing basis.  Bring training concerns and performance issues to the attention of the Production Manager and HR.
  • Ensure all team members speak English and follow Respectful Workplace practices.
  • Conduct performance management discussions with Lead-Hands and team members as required.
  • Schedule and conduct Crew Talk meetings.
  • Ensure clean and safe work spaces in the Cook Room and Packaging areas.
  • Approve team members hours worked using company system software. Ensure successful completion of all Cook Room paper work.
  • Carry out any relevant duties as directed by the Plant or Production Manager.


  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a food manufacturing setting including two (2) year in a supervisory role
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to implement HACCP, SQF, SOPs, SSOP’s, GMPs, and preventative maintenance programs applicable to food production and food safety principles
  • Able to work autonomously with minimal supervision.



  • Relevant experience in manufacturing processes, preferably in the food industry
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications including Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to prioritize under the pressure of tight deadlines
  • Ability to persuade and positively influence at all levels of the organization
  • Able to deal tactfully and efficiently with all enquiries
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong English written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment



  • Competitive compensation
  • Extended Health benefits fully paid by Daiya for your family
  • 3 weeks’ vacation
  • Flex days
  • RRSP matching your retirement contributions
  • Annual personal health and wellness fund
  • Fun and creative environment
  • Inspiring and innovative work
  • Smart and passionate teams
  • Making people and the planet a healthier place


At Daiya Foods, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment, one in which employees can bring their whole selves to work everyday.  We welcome and celebrate differences because we believe a multitude of perspectives fosters innovation and will help us achieve our vision.

 Daiya Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and prohibits discrimination of any kind.  We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, religion, marital or family status, age and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.  We endeavor to recruit, develop, and retain the best talent from a diverse candidate pool and truly believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion among our team members is vital to our success as a company.  We trust that in applying for a role with us you value this as well!

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