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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Cincinnati


Company Name: Kroger Logistics
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt
Position Summary:

Direct/lead major projects and provide cross functional program/project mgmt in all phases inc. building construction, automation projects, maintenance, IT systems and operations integration inc. staff levels, training, equipment startup, and system ramp-up, all with objective of attaining stated objectives and IRR. Role model and demonstrate company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.
Essential Job Functions:

Develop/implement projects, inc. developing scope and approach,budget, managing timelines, preparation of schedules, agreements, and coordination of contractors, vendors, consultants and project managers.
Initiate projects by recommending cost saving/productivity enhancing alternative solutions.
Build, manage and maintain effective teams to accomplish various goals. Coordinate cross functionally across store operations, IS&S, procurement, operations and senior mgmt, as well as capital, expense and non-capital expenditures. Build/maintain relationships with architects, engineers, contractors, landlords, developers and community leaders.
Ensure all projects include risk analysis and contingency planning that will maintain service levels in event of unplanned interruptions or delays.
Drive projects forward during development phase, schematic design phase, final design, construction/equipment installation, startup and operations transition.
Evaluate construction/business activity versus schedule and anticipate problems.
Ensure proper documentation occurs and provide regular updates to leadership.
Develop/implement transition plans that ensure acceptable store service level, lowest practical cost and least interruptions to operations during all business/product moves within DC projects.
Coordinate activities to minimize impact to operations and maximize EBITDA.
Perform close out functions inc. reanalysis of IRR, ensuring accurate reflection of project performance against expectations.
Develop RFPs and manage vendor bidding process.
Perform job site quality control inspections, note progress against schedule and take action to ensure completion within defined schedule.
Train, lead, and direct work of internal/external resources within a field of expertise.(Level 11)
Train, lead, and direct work of internal/external resources in numerous areas of expertise.(Level 12)
Supervise and coach direct reports in performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports.
Must be able to perform essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Minimum Position Qualifications:

Development and mgmt of large complex projects
Ability to read/understand construction documents
Ability to lead contractors/operations mgmt
Ability to budget and organize construction activities and equipment order
Basic financial training
Bachelor's degree, in Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical/Civil/Chemical or Building Construction Engineering
8 years of experience in field (Level 11)
10 years of experience in field (Level 12)
Knowledge of Kroger equipment purchasing software, Microsoft Office & Project software
Experience in capital project mgmt & construction, maintenance & energy/sustainability
Excellent organization, communication & leadership skills
Ability to travel independently (75%)
Desired Previous Job Experience

Project Management Professional (PMP)
FE Regional Project Manager
FE Project Engineer
Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Required Travel: Up to 75%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Regions: General Office- Cincinnati

Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1St Strategy, we welcome your online application.
Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in

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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