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Associate Relations Manager

Department: LOG Management
Post End Date: 09/01/2021
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Human Resources Manager
Position Supervises: Human Resources Administrative Support Personnel
Pay Level: 5-7
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary:

Assist Human Resources Manager to provide leadership and direction to the Logistics HR function. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversee staffing needs at distribution center (DC) site (s)
  • Assist with the recruiting process of new associates; including the selection and hiring process
  • Onboard new associates and conduct orientation and appropriate training
  • Coordinate programs to promote retention
  • Ensure personnel files are maintained according to company guidelines
  • Strive to effectively solve problems for the mutual benefit of the company and its associates, provide education and direction for management on contract interpretation, labor relations principles and effective conflict resolution
  • Facilitate training on-site as directed by corporate Logistics
  • Maintain confidentially and exercise discretion
  • Participate in safety training and promote at facility
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to travel independently (> 25%)
  • Oversee facility with less than 250 associates (Level – 5)
  • Oversee multiple facilities, associate size 250 – 500 (Level 6)
  • Oversee multiple facilities, associate size greater than 500 – (Level 7)

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in a supervisory position
  • Knowledge of employment law


Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: South


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:  TN || Memphis || 5079 Bledsoe Road || 38141 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

Job Segment: Engineer, Manager, Administrative Assistant, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Engineering, Management, Administrative, Human Resources

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