Company Name: K.B. Specialty Foods Position Type: Employee FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
KB Specialty Foods, a proud member of the nation-wide Kroger Family of Companies, is looking for operators to work in our manufacturing departments. At KB Specialty Foods, we uniquely offer the resources and benefits of a Fortune 500 company while maintaining a hometown atmosphere centered around teamwork, support, and development.
KB Specialty Foods provides Full Benefits Package Including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and Life Insurance | Tuition Reimbursement | Kroger Discounts | Incentive Plan | 9 paid holidays | Gym Member Reimbursement | a variety of other great benefits!
Responsible for effectively performing a variety of positions throughout the facility in a safe, effective, and accurate manner while following procedures and processes, and maintaining and improving 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. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.
Essential Job Functions:
Clean all equipment properly and timely to ensure safe quality products
Operate all clean in place (CIP) and clean out of place (COP) systems as necessary
Clean machinery, facility structures such as racking, windows, walls and exterior of plant
Ensure all chemicals, buckets and pumps are properly tagged according to safety requirements
Complete routine paperwork and data entry
Assist machine operators in gathering production supplies, packaging materials and loading equipment, including dumping boxes and lifting stacks of cardboard
Assist in hand-packing and hand-stacking product/cases onto pallets
Safely operate cardboard baler, bottle bagger/de-bagger and other equipment
Empty and dispose of outdated product in accordance with established guidelines
Must be able to work around ingredients and/or finished products known to contain food allergens
Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
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/Education:
Must be at least 18 years of age
High School diploma or GED
Self-motivated and self-directed
Ability to meet deadlines with limited supervision
Effective oral/written communication skills
Strong planning and organizational skills
Flexible to work any shift as needed
Desired Previous Job Experience:
3 years manufacturing experience
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required Required Certifications/Licenses: None Position Type: Full-Time Shift(s): Evening; Overnight Regions:Midwest
Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: Through quality products, strong individual commitments and team spirit, Kroger has been established as a leader in the manufacturing industry. Kroger Manufacturing provides career development programs aligned with aspirations in Engineering, Process Management, Information Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance and Procurement. Our work force programs provide technically challenging rotations with cross-functional teams, plants and locations to allow our Associates to learn from some of the brightest minds in the business. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from plant sponsors prepare our Associates with the skills and leadership behaviors needed to achieve a successful career at Kroger.
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.