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Maintenance Manager - Warehouse Distribution

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



Position Summary:

Responsible for the technical and professional leadership of the Maintenance department. Ensure maintainability and reliability of equipment, buildings and facilities to achieve a high level of asset preservation at a reduced total operating cost. Role model and demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and the safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Identify and address problems in a timely fashion providing a trouble free environment for associates
  • Identify critical inventory levels for all necessary maintenance equipment and select the most effective and efficient suppliers
  • Plan, budget and execute capital improvement projects for the ongoing operational needs, including technology, facilities and equipment
  • Establish facility sanitation goals and maintain appropriate documentation to meet or exceed the standards set by regulatory agencies
  • Partner with the Engineering Counsel and management in establishing and refining preventative maintenance programs, associate training, manpower scheduling techniques, parts room inventory, efficiency improvement programs, regulatory compliance programs, energy management/utility control, etc
  • Establish work measurement techniques, determine effectiveness and identify areas for improvement
  • Perform engineering analysis to determine root cause for the most critical and repetitive failures
  • Analyze equipment history to identify specific failures and effectively address
  • Administer the Preventative Maintenance/Predicative Preventative Maintenance (PM/PPM) programs and inventory for all equipment
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; completes performance reviews and provides feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • One year management and operational experience in a Distribution Center setting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communicate skills
  • Proven ability to lead, train and motivate a team
  • Ability to travel independently (up to 20%)
  • Level 7 - will not manage other management staff
  • Level 8 - position lead, management over maintenance staff

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Bachelor degree or 2 + years’ equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Plant Engineer
  • Maintenance Planner/Scheduler


Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Midwest; General Office- Cincinnati; Mid-Atlantic; Mountain; South; West


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 over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to 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 || 6300 Creek Rd. || 45242 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain; Engineering & Operations; Facility Engineering; Management; Manufacturing || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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