Kettle® Brand


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:


Quality Assurance Lead (Graveyard Shift) -  Salem, Oregon

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Evaluating product quality, food safety and good manufacturing practices (GMP's) throughout the process, from raw receiving to finish packaging. Providing direct leadership and training to the QA technicians. Communication with production, sanitation and warehouse staff. Computer data entry and report writing. Laboratory analysis; analytical testing using technical lab equipment, microbiological analysis and sensory analysis. Special projects as needed and support in completing R&D projects.


To apply for the Quality Assurance Lead position, please email your resume to


Sr. R&D Manager - Salem, Oregon

This position supports Research and Development (R&D) initiatives by managing the R&D aspects of innovation projects that support one of two category business units.  Responsibilities include development and management of project timelines and milestones, supervision of R&D staff, and execution of product design and development work.  This position participates on product teams and conducts technical work within guidelines of project scope, budget and timelines.


To apply for the Sr. R&D Manager position, please email your resume to


Food Technologist - Salem, Oregon

This position supports Research and Development (R&D) initiatives by supporting product development projects from concept to commercialization.  Responsibilities include formulation of new products, conducting product testing, preparing R&D samples and supporting plant trials. This position reports to the Senior Food Scientist with dotted line reporting to supervising Food Scientists.


To apply for the Food Technologist position, please email your resume to


Regulatory Affairs Manager - Salem, Oregon

This position will be the in-house subject matter expert for the Regulatory discipline within Diamond Foods. He/she will be responsible for translating regulatory requirements into business solutions as well as proactively ensuring that the company is current and compliant with all regulatory guidelines related to ingredients, formulations and communications including labeling, nutritional claims and marketing/sales materials. The scope of this role includes providing regulatory support throughout the innovation process, as well as keeping the company abreast of new regulations and their implications. The person will work with cross-functional teams comprised of Marketing, Innovation, R&D, QA, Purchasing and Legal, and report to the VP of Research, Development and Innovation.


To apply for the Regulatory Affairs Manager position, please email your resume to


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.