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Food Scientist - Marlborough, MA 01752

Ken's Foods


Marlborough, Massachusetts, US

Job Category:

General/Other: R&D/Science, New Product R&D

Job Type:


Job Posted:

September 21st, 2021

Kenís Foods in Marlborough, Massachusetts is hiring!

Come join an amazing team in our state-of-the-art facility located in Marlborough, MA. We are looking for A+ talent to deliver our brand of dressings, marinades and BBQ sauces. This is a great opportunity to grow your career in the food science industry!

Kenís Foods is a family owned business that takes pride in its roots. Ken's Foods, Inc was incorporated in 1958, and currently has plant operations in Marlborough, Massachusetts, McDonough, Georgia, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Lebanon, Indiana. In addition, Ken's employs over 1000 employees nationally. To this day, Kenís is still owned by the same family, as they continue their tradition of flavor obsession. Joining Kenís Foods is becoming part of an enthusiastic team. Whether youíre in our state-of-the-art facilities or in our corporate headquarters, youíll enjoy a warm company culture and get all the tools you will need to succeed in your career.

Plan, organize, and execute technical projects. Provide technical leadership and participate in product development/reformulation from concept to commercialization. Support other development projects, operations and related activities.

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development of: new products based on interaction/direction from Sales and Marketing and formula revisions (including cost reductions) of existing products.
  • Interaction with internal departments and outside vendors as projects dictate.
  • Participates in all aspects of the scale-up process (includes pre-production notes, hands-on supervision of plant trials, shelf-life evaluations, and coordination of product data to QC).
  • Commitment to safety begins with management. Managers and frontline supervisors are accountable for creating and maintaining a culture of Safety and assuring a safe work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Lead by example to ensure our highest quality manufacturing practices are being met
  • Ensure team members follow all Kenís Food Safety and GMP policies
  • Ensure all work is completed in a safe and sanitary manner
  • Ensure team members produce product free of contamination
  • Ensure team members Report any suspicious activities anywhere in or around the plant
  • Ensure team members Inspect work area for any possible product contamination issues on a continuous basis

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year College or University (specializing in Food Science); a minimum of two years related experience and/or training in a related field.

Employment with Kenís Foods is contingent upon successful completion of a drug test, background screening, and pre-employment assessment.



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