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2nd Shift Maintenance/Refrigeration Supervisor - Sun-Thurs

Company Name: Oconomowoc Distribution Center
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary:

Ensure proper operation, maintenance and repair of all aspects of the ammonia system except for major repairs and renovations. Maintain operational parameters and control operating costs. Exhibit general maintenance knowledge and provide service to all aspects of the facility and coordinate with management on the safety of all associates and the community in the event of an emergency involving federal regulated processes. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Troubleshoot, repair and operate the complete cold storage facility system
  • Communicate/educate all associates to ensure a safe working environment, eliminate equipment downtime and prevent potential ammonia releases
  • Conduct routine inspections of the ammonia system and address any item in need of maintenance
  • Obtain/monitor operational set points, control points and daily events related to hazardous materials/refrigeration
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement
  • Service, repair, adjust and test machines, devices, moving parts and equipment that operates primarily on the basis of mechanical principles
  • Service, repair, calibrate, regulate, fine-tune or test machines, devices and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic principles
  • Possess general maintenance knowledge and ability to properly repair/maintain all equipment and the facility overall
  • Work with management to determine root causes for damage/maintenance and recommend changes in procedure/training
  • Develop a preventative maintenance culture that protects company assets and avoids reactionary crisis management
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed
  • Promote safe work habits and a safe work environment that promotes zero accident rates
  • Track all costs related to the operation and maintenance of the ammonia system in order for it to operate at or below budgeted levels
  • Create and maintain a library of blueprints, operating manuals, proper operating procedures and other data for accurate information
  • Take ownership of process safety management (PSM) and risk management programs (RMP)
  • Develop/train junior ammonia technicians
  • Maintain high company standards of professionalism
  • Create a competitive, responsive and informed workforce through good communication and involvement with the maintenance department
  • 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:

  • 4+ years of continual ammonia maintenance; excellent mechanical skills
  • Demonstrate a high level of troubleshooting, comprehension and operational experience
  • Excellent analytical, communication and mechanical skills
  • Strong experience in process controls and electrical fields
  • Must have a high skill level in ammonia refrigeration operation/maintenance
  • Complete Operator I, II, & III training
  • Certified assistant refrigeration operator (CARO) & Certified industrial refrigeration operator (CIRO)

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • 5+ years’ maintenance
  • 2+ years’ direct ammonia
  • 4+ years’ hands on refrigeration work
  • Electric/general mechanical systems
  • Advanced training in refrigeration & controls
  • Proactive Maintenance Management


Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Any; General Office- Cincinnati; Mid-Atlantic; Midwest; 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 customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and 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:  WI || Oconomowoc || 1111 E. Delafield Rd. || 53066 || Oconomowoc Distribution Center || None || Any; Logistics/Supply Chain; Management || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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