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Cincinnati OH Full Time Posted: Friday, 12 October 2018
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Company Name: Kroger Logistics
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

This position simultaneously leads multiple large, cross-functional projects within Kroger and with selected third party vendors. Maximize supply chain effectiveness by promoting the continuous improvement efforts of the logistics department. Assemble and lead project teams, assign individual responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed and develop timelines and schedules. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Manage multiple supply chain projects while adhering to timelines and budgets.

  • Establish and maintain updated project plans and budgets.

  • Conduct and lead project meetings.

  • Ensure all project objectives are clearly documented, approved and delivered to meet expectations.

  • Manage the integration of vendor tasks and track and review vendor deliverables.

  • Communicate timely project status to all stakeholders.

  • Manage project risk, develop mitigation plans, and escalate unresolved issues.

  • Actively seek new supply chain project opportunities through collaboration with other departments and suppliers.

  • Conduct various supply chain analysis.

  • Serve as a supply chain subject matter expert on projects being led by other departments.

  • Build strong relationships across all functions within Kroger as well as with suppliers.

  • Comprehend and negotiate when necessary vendor proposals.

  • Present process changes, gain alignment from all functional leaders, and work collaboratively to implement.

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and development of associates

  • Ability to lead change within an organization

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects

  • Experience in managing budgets

  • Ability to travel independently

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

  • Knowledge and understanding of supply chain systems

  • Proven project management experience

  • 7 years of experience in any of the following functional areas (level 9): Supply Chain Management or Analysis, Procurement or Inventory Management, Merchandising or Category Management, Distribution or Operations Management, Transportation Management, Grocery Store or Retail Operations, or Logistics Customer Service

Desired Previous Job Experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: Up to 50%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Regions: General Office- Cincinnati

States: Ohio
Keywords: Project Management Supply Chain

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 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: OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain; Management || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None

Cincinnati OH, United States of America
10/12/2018 1:21:56 PM

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