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Quality Warehouse Technician - Customer Fulfillment Center (Monroe Ohio)

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

Education Level: Associates Desired
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): Evening; Day; Overnight
Regions: Midwest


States: Ohio; Indiana; Kentucky


Jobs at King Soopers:    The final rate of pay is determined at store level based on prior equivalent work experience. 

To support and reward our hardworking and friendly associates, we offer much more than just a paycheck. We strive to feed your future by offering the ingredients you need to create your own recipe for success at work and in life. Our associates receive a full plate of benefits that promote their physical, emotional and financial well-being, including access to competitive health care and retirement benefits, paid time off, mental health resources, associate discounts and opportunities to learn, grow and advance. Our associates also get to help us make a difference in our communities through our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste and Framework for Action: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plans. Visit the to learn more about our work in the communities we serve and how our associates help us be a good neighbor.

Below is a list of some of the benefits we offer our associates.

Health & Well-being Benefits:

  • Health care benefits
  • Paid time off such as vacation, sick leave, and parental leave
  • Mental and emotional support resources through our Employee Assistance Program

Financial Benefits:

  • Participation in a 401(k) plan and/or participation in a Taft-Hartley pension fund, subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Group term life insurance eligible, depending on varying criteria by location and subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Potentially bonus eligible depending on varying criteria by location
  • Associate discounts

Growth and Development Benefits:

  • Tuition assistance, college scholarships and educational leave of absence, depending on varying criteria by location and subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Robust internal training and development resources to grow your career

We want the best for associates and our customers, and together, we strive to create a welcoming and engaging environment where you’ll love to work. If you are interested in becoming a valued member of our team, apply now. We look forward to getting to know you!

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 || Monroe || 6266 Hamilton Lebanon Rd || 45044 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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