Company Name: Crossroad Farms Dairy Position Type: Employee FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Our Manufacturing Information Technology Career Training Program (CTP) is all about developing the next generation of industry leaders, computer engineering professionals and technical experts.
Our Career Training Program offers:
Broad exposure to a Fortune 20 Company
Diverse technical responsibilities with local and corporate information systems and services
Engagement in a national team
Cross-functional job experiences
Valuable networking opportunities with all levels of Kroger leadership
Continuous learning activities that will enrich your mind, broaden your perspective and improve leadership skills.
Do meaningful work, make a difference, and improve lives — starting with your own. Join our team in the Career Training Program and start building your foundation for success!
PLEASE NOTE: Mobility for promotion to additional plants throughout the United States is expected.
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 division 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:
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 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/Education:
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 oral 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, 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; knowledge of Dairy/ Bakery/Grocery Food Science or Product Development
Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:
Graduate degree in discipline related field
Experience in manufacturing environment
Experience in union environment
Education Level: Bachelor's Required Required Travel: Up to 25% Required Certifications/Licenses: None Position Type: Full-Time Regions:Midwest
States: Alabama; Alaska; American Samoa; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; District of Columbia; Federated States of Micronesia; Florida; Georgia; Guam; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Marshall Islands; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Northern Mariana Islands; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Palau; Pennsylvania; Puerto Rico; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virgin Islands; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
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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.