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  • Farragut


Knoxville Area General Technician

Company Name: Kroger Stores
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Position Summary:

General Technician needed to perform general maintenance repairs for Deli/Bakery Kitchen Equipment. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.
Essential Job Functions:

Provide complete store service to all assigned stores and on all assigned non-refrigerated equipment except, those items covered by Vendor warranties and Landlord liabilities, as economically as possible.
Evaluate store equipment and assist the Maintenance Engineer in determining the best way to provide maintenance service.
Assist with major and minor project installations as directed.
Determine what parts the maintenance department should stock in order to perform timely and complete repairs and preventative maintenance to store equipment.
Provide complete and timely preventive maintenance for store equipment.
Maintain an accurate and organized inventory of parts.
Clean and maintain company service vehicle, if one is assigned.
Train Technicians and/or technicians in the repair of store equipment should the need arise. Train Technicians, technicians, engineers and store personnel in the proper use of store equipment.
Properly communicate with Facility Engineering staff, store management and other servicemen through both written and verbal techniques.
Maintain effective communications with store personnel in order to reduce maintenance cost, especially as it relates to equipment abuse, repeat calls, overtime, and incomplete understanding of the equipment.
Properly complete all repair, labor, part and purchasing documentation in a timely fashion.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Minimum Position Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED
Maintenance/Repair experience of Kitchen Equipment, excluding Refrigeration
Strong organizational skills.
Desired Previous Job Experience

Associates Degree
Computer skills (Excel, Lotus Notes or other email software, Word, Viryanet or other Maintenance tracking program, etc.)
Prior knowledge/experience with "Hot Side" kitchen equipment maintenance/repairs
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Travel: Up to 100%
Required Certifications/Licenses: Driver's License
Position Type: Full-Time
Regions: South

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. 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 Spirit™ 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:  TN || Farragut || 189 Brooklawn St. || 37934 || Kroger Stores || None || Facilities Engineering || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || Driver's License 

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

About the company

Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.

Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 160 million meals a year through more than 80 Feeding America food bank partners. For more information please visit

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