Our People

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At Dawn Meats, our team members are a diverse and inclusive community of passionate people striving to make a difference. We make every effort to ensure they feel a valued part of the business and that they in turn value the opportunities that arise from working with Dawn Meats. We are focused on a culture that fosters diversity, inclusion, enthusiasm and motivation, whilst ensuring the safety of each individual within the Company.

We are focused on a culture that fosters diversity, inclusion, enthusiasm and motivation

Our People Vision

  • Attract and retain the best talent
  • Strategic employee development
  • An established, consistent formal appraisal system
  • Increased employee opportunities for NEETS (not in education, employment or training)
  • Enhanced innovation capability.

In an industry steeped in tradition, a diverse workforce helps us to understand the needs and tastes of our varied customer base, whilst an inclusive and supportive culture helps to ensure our team members feel valued and willing to deliver strong productivity.


As a large organisation, Dawn Meats understands the importance of engaging its workforce. We have expanded our internal communication and are committed to continuous improvement leveraging the LEAN communication structure, social media, intranet and bulletin boards. We have also run week long events centered on themes such as the environment, health and well-being and food safety.

Responsible Practices

Dawn Meats supports diversity and equality, and is committed to the development of a positive policy that ensures team members are recruited, developed, remunerated and promoted on the basis of their skills, knowledge and competencies. Management encourages the recognition of good work, colleagues going the extra mile and colleagues who support the team. We work hard across all of our sites to help and support people to recognise and fulfill their potential.