Career Training Program (CTP)- Food Quality Assurance

Company Name: Kroger Manufacturing

Position Type: Employee

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Entry level professional opportunity for recent college graduates. The CTP Program is designed to prepare candidates for first level leadership positions upon successful completion of the 12-24 month program. CTPs build technical and leadership competencies in the selected area of expertise while gaining a broad knowledge base of all core business functions critical to the manufacture of Kroger products. Relocation is a requirement of the CTP Program. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System Principles. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

* Initiate active development through interactions with team members, mentors, Corporate and Plant sponsors.

* Demonstrate excellence in project planning, execution, and timing through project evaluation and use of available resources to expedite project completion.

* Participate in the multi-faceted orientation process.

* Demonstrate commitment in the plant safety process.

* Contribute and participate in practical, challenging and meaningful assignments.

* Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements.

* Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 Systems.

* Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles.

* Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

* Must relocate as a requirement of the CTP Program

* Experience through internships, part time, or full time positions

* Self-motivated; able to meet deadlines with limited supervision

* Strong verbal and written communication skills

* Strong attention to detail, with high degree of accuracy and precision

* Administration: Bachelor's degree in Business or related field

* Engineering: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

* Finance: Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance

* Human Resources: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field

* Manufacturing Information Technologist (MIT): Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science plus Microsoft (MS) Certified IT Professional (MCITP) or MS Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) with emphasis in MS Windows 2008 Server and MS SQL 2008 database management; or MS Certified Technology Specialist certifications in Windows 7, MS Windows 2008 Server, and MS SQL Server 2008

* Operations: Bachelor's degree in Operations Management or related field

* Quality Assurance: Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Biological or Chemical Sciences

Desired Previous Job Experience:

* Graduate degree in discipline related field

* Experience in manufacturing environment

* Experience in union environment

Education Level: Bachelor's Desired

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: General Office- Cincinnati; Midwest

States: Ohio

Keywords:

Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview

Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states. Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spiritâ„¢ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger Manufacturing || None || Management; Manufacturing; Quality Assurance || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None