Dayka & Hackett is in the relationship business and their most important asset is their people.
We have invested in an amazing team of highly qualified people. A strong recruitment and internship program is broadening our teams’ skill set and building a team for tomorrow. We challenge each other to think and work differently, seeking to provide superior results for our customers and growers.
We are always looking to add great people to the team. Successful team members strive in a fast-paced environment where problem solving, communication, organization, and time management are essential. We provide you with unlimited opportunity for advancement, highly competitive benefits, and a generous vacation policy, and a pantry full of snacks! If you have a passion for produce, we would love to hear from you! Please send a cover letter and resume explaining why you should be the next addition to our team.
The sales and marketing team is the centerpiece of our business. This team works closely with supermarket and club stores throughout North America as well as export markets. The team focuses on developing retail programs that build excitement and grow category sales. The sales team is comprised of product managers, sales professionals, marketing analysts and sales coordinators.
The accounting and reporting demands of a global fresh produce company requires timely and accurate reporting. The Company employs a professional accounting team experienced in all the key areas required to meet the needs of all of our grower partners and customers.
This successful team oversees sourcing and importation of fresh fruit from leading growers around the world. This is a unique opportunity to join a progressive company with growth potential. The company emphasizes personal development and promotion from within. This team is also responsible for managing the product cycle from grower to customer in order to develop a sourcing strategy that delivers competitive and innovative products to our customers.
Kozi Farming, owned and operated by the principals of Dayka & Hackett, farms 850 acres of Central California’s rich and fertile soil to produce quality fruit in Fresno & Tulare County. This team includes specially trained agronomists to ensure our land is as productive and efficient as possible. Kozi also practices various farming techniques such as USDA approved organic farming along with traditional techniques with the consultation of licensed PCA’s.
Dayka & Hackett’s operations include packing houses, cold storages and port operations strategically located to service its broad customer base including major supermarkets and club stores. Fresh Select Packing (Dinuba, CA) and Kool Kountry Cold storage (Reedley, CA) are located in the center of California’s San Joaquin Valley. The company conducts operations at a number of major US Ports including Philadelphia, Camden (Fresh Pac LLC), Wilmington Los Angeles, Houston and Savannah.
The central goal of our internship program is for our interns to learn and grow not only as an employee but also as a person. Our structure is built as you go, we allow our interns to get their feet wet in different departments and projects to see what sparks interest or sparks joy, as Marie Kondo would say. Interning should be the point in your career where you discover your passion and find what fits you best, just like a tailored suit. This is why our internships are tailored to each individual.
West Coast Citrus &
Avocado Commodity Manager
What factors led to your decision to pursue a career in Agriculture?
"Between my grandfather’s citrus groves and my father’s graphic design company geared towards produce, I have been exposed to agriculture from a young age. Growing up, my experiences within the industry, such as trade expos and field tours, have led to my passion for agriculture that I have today."
How did Dayka & Hackett’s internship program help you get into the position you are in now with the company?
"Dayka & Hackett’s internship program provided me with the training and experience to thrive in my current role with the company. By exposing me to multiple aspects of the business, including sales, marketing, grower relations, and packing, I was able to gain a greater understanding of the company and the produce industry as a whole. This internship program was invaluable to my progress within Dayka & Hackett and my overall skillset in the produce industry."
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UC Davis Fall: 10/16/19
CalPoly Pomona: 2/20/19