At Kettle Foods we are an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity in our workforce, and are committed to affirmative action. We encourage minorities, women, and persons with disabilities to apply. Kettle Foods is a smoke-free and drug-free work environment. We're always looking for motivated people with a good sense of humor to join the Kettle Foods team. We're especially interested in people who share our commitment to the environment, our passion for quality and our desire to give back to the communities in which we live and work.
Here are our current job openings:
Shuttle Driver - Salem, Oregon - Full Time Temporary Position
This position drives a CDL vehicle to shuttle finished product from our Main Production Facility to the Finished Goods Warehouse in a safe and timely manner. Responsibilities include shuttling for the D.C, Plant, and other locations as well as warehouse support.
To apply for the Shuttle Driver position, please email your resume to jobsOR@diamondfoods.com
Director of Packaging Engineering - Salem, Oregon
This position will be responsible for leading all packaging development projects and influencing the packaging strategy for Diamond Foods. The scope of this role includes identification and commercialization of new packaging as well as identification and implementation of packaging related quality and cost initiatives. The Director Packaging Engineering works within cross functional teams comprised of marketing, R&D, manufacturing, QA, Procurement, Supply Chain, Engineering, and Finance and reports into the VP of Research, Development, and Innovation. This is a new position for Diamond Foods and is required to bring strategic thinking to the area of packaging design as well as ensure seamless integration into the supply chain and manufacturing systems in order to deliver against consumer, manufacturing, quality, supply chain and financial goals.
Senior Supply Planner (Film & Packaging) - Salem, Oregon
This position will manage and control the daily purchasing and inventory monitoring functions to procure the specified raw materials at the lowest cost, while maintaining minimum inventories to meet continuous production demands. In addition, the Senior Supply Planner will support the Procurement Manager in contract management including daily ordering, developing tender documents, supply strategies and building relationships in the areas of packaging materials procurement. The position will work closely with the Quality Assurance, Marketing/Sales, and Production functions to maintain a supply chain improvement program across key suppliers.
Research & Development Manager - Salem, Oregon
This position supports Research and Development (R&D) initiatives by managing individual projects from concept to commercialization. Responsibilities include development and management of project timelines and milestones in addition executing prototype and scale up work. This position participates on product teams and conducts technical work within guidelines of project scope, budget and timelines.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Agencies and Recruiters
Kettle Foods does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies or recruiters. Please do not submit or present your candidates through any means (email, fax, phone, mail, verbal referral or any other means) to Kettle Foods or any employee of Kettle Foods. Kettle Foods will only pay a fee for candidates submitted from an agency/recruiter with a current signed agreement with Kettle Foods, and only when submitted for a specific personnel requisition. Any candidate(s) presented to Kettle Foods without an agreement in place and for a specific requisition are considered separate from the agency/recruiter and will be considered without any financial obligation to the agency/recruiter.
Compensation and Benefits
Kettle Foods is proud to offer competitive compensation packages. Our excellent benefits represent the belief that there is more to a quality work life than job responsibilities and a salary. Our benefits provide a foundation for the well being of our employees and their families.