As a co-operative, we do things differently! It’s our own business, in our own neighbourhood, and there’s a greater sense of pride and accountability. For over 60 years, Gay Lea Foods has brought innovative new products to the market, but that’s not all. The reason for our success is simple – it’s all about our people.
Bringing the right people on board means finding passionate and dedicated individuals who share our core values:
If you’re looking for a growth-oriented company, a vibrant culture that welcomes and encourages everyone’s talent, ideas, and innovative thinking, as well as respect and integrity in the workplace, then Gay Lea Foods is the place for you!
I like working at Gay Lea because fellow staff have been very good to me since I started. My role as a Service Assistant at the Orbitor head office location includes warehouse cleaning and maintenance, lawn-mowing, garden weeding, assisting the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable teams by co
Gay Lea Foods is an inspiration that motivates and brings excitement to my days. It is the ideal environment to grow, contribute and celebrate our professional and human relationships based in good values and ethics. I am committed and grateful to proudly represent this great family. -
I have worked in our Hamilton site for 24 years and have grown in my skills through training and new job opportunities. What I value most is that I feel Gay Lea gives me the room to have balance in life and work. -
The success of Gay Lea Foods is driven by its people and their hard work, commitment, and dedication. When I joined the company in the IT department four years ago, I immediately felt the pride and passion of my coworkers for the work they do, and for our customers. Learning becomes fun when you ha
At Gay Lea Foods, we value your personal and professional growth and your relentless pursuit of improvement! We proudly sponsor or reimburse numerous growth programs including job specific training, educational seminars, and professional development conferences. As part of our ongoing business and employee growth strategies, and our succession planning for current and future leaders of the co-operative, we extend our Lighthouse Program to selected employees, enhancing their career opportunities. Lighthouse presents a challenging and exciting program, focusing on the development of leaders at all levels of the organization, further building on our foundational training programs. As part of our continuous learning initiatives, we offer our Leadership Program, providing employees with the necessary Process Excellence tools to help them succeed in the workplace.