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Total Process Control Subject Matter Expert

Date: Jan 11, 2018

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76104

Company: Kroger

Department: MFG Management
Position Type: EmployeeAdministrative
Position Reports To: Continuous Improvement Leader
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level: Hourly
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

A one-year rotational position with return to prior position. Lead or coordinate day-to-day operations of the TPC process. Work with Continuous Improvement Leader to identify opportunities, define process, develop communication and training materials, and guide teams through TPC initiatives. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Coach teams to develop standard work and training materials to support concept application.
  • Help coach all shifts to ensure standard work is followed.
  • Ensure proper and timely documentation and communication of standard work.
  • Assist with implementation of best practices.
  • Facilitate Kaizen events as appropriate.
  • Keep current with all Kaizen events within the past six months.
  • Ensure all training materials are updated to reflect improvements
  • Ensure the local Kamishibai program has been updated to ensure changes are being sustained.
  • Support 7/30/60/90 Day reviews.
  • Ensure reviews are conducted on a timely basis.
  • Support review action items to ensure timely completion.
  • 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 2000 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:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Proven team leadership skills.
  • Adapts quickly to changing conditions and needs.
  • Able to build trust by interacting with others in a collaborative manner.
  • Invite participation and diverse perspectives to achieve stronger results.
  • Set goals and help the team achieve them.
  • Effectively communicate with plant personnel of all levels and disciplines.
  • Highly organized.
  • Proficient multi-tasking.
  • Effectively prioritize tasks, resources and schedules
  • Proficient in basic computer and key board skills.
  • Effective presentation / facilitation skills.
  • Able to work all shifts as responsibilities require.
  • Must be current on safety observations.
  • Must have completed or be able to complete TPC Process training.

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • N/A


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: None
Shift(s): Day; Evening; Overnight

Regions: South


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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