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!
"Gay Lea Foods knows that people are the root of their success. They have made a commitment to invest in the training and education of their employees and members; to give us the opportunities and tools to not only succeed at our jobs, but to grow professionally as well. I’ve been working here fo
"Working at Gay Lea Foods is more than just a job for me, it's a place where I can learn, challenge myself and share both my passion for the dairy industry and our amazing products, with others. Gay Lea Foods has great values, and having co-workers that feel like family, makes me feel at home
"I enjoy working at Gay Lea Foods because of the friendly family atmosphere of my co-workers and management team. Being in the maintenance department, I appreciate Gay Lea Foods dedication to the health and safety of the workers. I like the fact that Gay Lea Foods is a generous organization that gi
“The people at Gay Lea Foods is what makes this a great company. During my 11 year tenure, I have been able to meet and work with many great individuals. The strong relationships is what makes it so enjoyable. Being a local co-operative, Gay Lea Foods instills a positive culture
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.