A career with Jan K. Overweel means more than just having a job.

Jan K. Overweel Limited (JKO) is a private corporation established in 1947 as an importer of Dutch food products. Today, we’ve proudly expanded our distribution and we now import and produce food products from all over the world to be sold in major food retailers and food service establishments. We are the proprietors and partners of a number of established brands across 3 major food categories, deli, grocery items, and cheeses. Our products range from premium imported artisanal items to everyday pantry staples produced in our own production facility here in Canada.

Jan K. Overweel is the proud owner of: EMMA®, Piaceri D’Italia®, Duero®, Oak Manor®, Cortina®, and 1128 Crafted in Portugal™. And the proud producer of Milano®, Cedarvalle ®, Casa Italia®, and Sucre & Beurre™.

We are always looking for passionate, hard working individuals to join our family.

Current Job Postings at JKO

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Why Work at JKO?

JKO is transforming the food industry with its ‘One-Stop Shopping Experience’ with a wide variety of food sourced and produced not just locally but throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South America and the U.S.

We continue to conduct business with integrity since our inception over 60 years ago.

With over 200 employees across Canada, US and Europe, regardless of your location, you will experience an open door policy and treated like an important contributor to our business.

Do you thrive off being innovative and implementing change?  Our corporate culture is open and fast-paced, with an emphasis on cross-functional teamwork.

Perks and Benefits we Offer

Health and Dental Benefits

Aligned with industry standards with a flex plan to better tailor your needs.

Co-op Student Program

We are committed to helping future generations gain experience in our industry and in the workplace. Submit your resume here .

Employee Discounts

We encourage all employees to enjoy all of the products we carry at a discounted rate.


Employee Family Assistance Program

JKO cares for their employees’ well-being and is providing a service delivering various coaching supports for health, wellness and childcare.






Grow your Skills

We are never finished learning! Build on what you already know or learn something new altogether.

Career Development

Further your career with JKO!


Purchasing Coordinator

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Manager, QA & Regulatory Affairs (1 Year Contract)

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Sales & Office Coordinator

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JKO Corporate Values

Integrity - Do what is right

We treat one another with compassion and respect, seeking to always take the high road. We only provide services that are capable of delivering and that we know work.


Growth, innovation and perspective are born out of lightheartedness and ideas. Creativity fuels results!

Original Thinking

Looking beyond the familiar to see things with fresh eyes and a clear perspective


Our success is a direct reflection of the value we create for the people we worth with others and the world we live in.


We strive to earn the trust of our customers an our suppliers so that we can function alongside them as full partners in their success.