And since Kettle use Apache VFSfor all its file system manipulation process, we can take advantage of its ability to access zip file - which is a very popular compression format in several operating system.
Attached is the sample zip file which contains 1 job and 2 transformation files with very basic operation steps (Generate Rows), i.e :
In which job_1.kjb call transformation_1.ktr and transformation_2.ktr respectively (Screenshot below).
Zip all the 3 files, named it job_package.zip and put it under C:\ETL_PRODUCTION directory.
Execute with Pan / Kitchen
You can refer to files inside the zipped package with the following URI format :