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Refrigeration Lead Technician NE Kansas

Department: DIL Facility Engineering
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Store Service Manager
Position Supervises: Refrigeration Technicians
Pay Level: N/A
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Oversees service calls for assigned stores for specified zone. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with team of techs to develop store maintenance schedule for assigned stores.
  • Assist the team with diagnosing, repairing, rebuilding refrigeration and mechanical parts.
  • Knowledgeable about the industry and can coach a tech through a repair.
  • Maintain and controls inventory for truck stock.
  • Maintain sanitation of work areas as prescribed by established standards.
  • Supervise and coach direct reports on the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include weekend hours and overnights.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to make intelligent decisions quickly.
  • Communicate and interact effectively and amicably with the team including other associates, and supervisors and exercise consideration for others.
  • Be a team player and contribute positively to build team moral.
  • Relocate to specified zones.
  • Must have EPA refrigerant licenses.
  • Knowledge of company operations and procedures.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Lotus Notes, Power Point with the ability to learn new computer skills.
  • Customer service role model.
  • Self-motivated, able to organize, prioritize, plan and meet deadlines.
  • Decision maker with problem solving skills.
  • Ability to travel independently.
  • Demonstrate the ability and desire to promote, communicate and implement company initiatives and process improvements to direct reports in a positive manner.
  • Able to tactfully and calmly handle stressful situations and make a positive impression on associates and customers.
  • Must be professional, dependable, possess positive attitude, good judgment, and be able to gain the support of others to get the job done.

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Refrigeration and Energy management experience.
  • Prior experience in the maintenance field or appropriate school training


Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.

Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: Driver's License; Facility Engineering - EPA - CFC Universal Certification
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Regions: Any




Nearest Major Market: Topeka

Job Segment: Technician, Engineer, Technology, Engineering

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