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Quality Assurance ASP-Technician, New Atlanta, GA Fulfillment Center

Department: LOG ASP
Post End Date: 06/21/2021
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Quality Assurance Group Lead
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level: 13
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Contribute net profit return to the company through a reduction of quality-related losses on inbound shipments, as well as the current inventory of produce, meat, poultry and seafood. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide assurance that all incoming products conform to written and approved quality specifications
  • Perform inspections on inbound product following company guidelines and written specifications
  • Communicate with buyers and the Merchandising department on inventory levels, short-dated product, shrink and other quality-related issues on a timely basis
  • Check Brix, pressure levels and pulp temperatures on inbound produce
  • File claims on out-of-spec product that stays in the distribution center (DC) and follow company guidelines and procedures for filing and recording claims; communicate claims to Merchandising, Procurement and vendors
  • Reject product that is out of temperature or dating guidelines; communicate that information to immediate supervisor, Merchandising and Procurement staff
  • Be actively involved in the banana ripening process and insure bananas are shipping to stores at proper stage and temperature
  • Work with the vendor community and WESCO in identifying/correcting any quality issues
  • Keep inspection area sanitized and thermometers/scales calibrated
  • Perform short date surveillances daily on most volatile products and once per week on longer shelf life products
  • Direct drivers or warehouse services (WSS) to pull random samples throughout the truck on straight loads in accordance with company guidelines; take samples to be inspected to the Quality Assurance (QA) area
  • Maintain ground beef log and temperature logs to provide information on any food borne illness’s point of origin
  • Identify improperly rotated product and correct the rotation issue with the help of the supervisor
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos and write simple correspondences
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency
  • Familiarity with distribution center terms and processes
  • Ability to work on a computer

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • High school education
  • Two years’ experience in a warehouse environment or equivalent combination of education and experience


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 Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Regions: South


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Technician, Merchandising, Developer, QA, Quality, Technology, Retail

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