Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Cold Spring


Product Owner

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt
Line of Business: Research & Development
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Position Summary:

Assume the role of principal owner/manager of assigned products through all phases of the product lifecycle needed to deliver products to Kroger and commercial market. Develop product strategies by conducting market research, generating product requirements, determining specifications and developing marketing strategies. Deliver a product vision that connects customer feedback, performance metrics, enterprise and technology strategy and competitive benchmarking. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.
Essential Job Functions:

Manage product profit & loss and all timetables to ensure consistent on-time, on-budget results
Manage all technical aspects of product through product lifecycle
Work directly and indirectly with vendors and third parties to ensure execution of deliverables
Create, maintain and communicate product catalog and technology roadmaps, including near-term delivery and 3-5-year product evolution, to engage stakeholders across the organization and commercial market
Identify, measure and improve key product catalog metrics to enhance the customer experience, and create a compelling, relevant product vision using web metrics, customer loyalty/insights, customer feedback/research and internal operational metrics
Set criteria for minimum viable product to increase the speed/frequency with which enhancements and new capabilities are delivered
Lead and motivate a technology project team, while maintaining and building positive relationships and partnerships
Provide cost estimates for proposed projects independently or through collaboration with subject matter experts.
Travel when needed to support the product initiatives
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business, marketing, or management
5 years of experience bringing customer-facing products to market
5 years of software development, product management or project management experience
Excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills
Excellent oral/written communication skills and extreme attention-to-detail
Proficient Microsoft Office skills
Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

Demonstrated leadership experience in data science and machine learning
Product management experience with a multi-channel retailer
Experience with iterative product development (Agile)
Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

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 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 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:  KY || Cold Spring || 365 Crossroads Blvd || 41076 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Research and Development || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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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