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Technology Systems Manager

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



Position Summary:

Oversee the support of supply chain systems and training the user community to ensure the automated production system operates efficiently to met or exceed business goals. Responsible for the analysis of data requirements and troubleshooting any process problems to automate/ improve existing systems. Track progress and status of all technology projects and provide management with regular updates. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Analyze information processing needs using techniques such as structured analysis or data modeling.
  • Determine computer software or hardware needed to set up or alter system.
  • Expand or modify system to serve new purposes or improve workflow.
  • Review and analyze computer printouts and performance indicators to locate code problems, and correct errors by correcting codes.
  • Test, install, monitor and maintain computer systems and programs.
  • Provide reoccurring training for staff and users on computer systems and programs.
  • Partner with user community to document and escalate issues to the support center.
  • Keep current with new technology and develop programs that meet management and user requirements.
  • Serve as project leader for data projects, when required.
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; completes performance reviews and provides feedback to direct reports.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • 5-8 years information systems experience.
  • Knowledge of switch and router installation, management and maintenance.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex technical manuals.
  • Prepare clear and concise status reports for management.
  • Prioritize and organize work based on changing and challenging deadlines.
  • Manage others in a diverse environment with a focus on excellent customer service.
  • Communicate effectively with different target audiences; associates, staff and senior management.
  • Respond effectively to changing demands.
  • Ability to diagnose situations and make educated adjustments in a timely manner.
  • Ability to travel independently.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends on occasion.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and development of others.

Desired Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or comparable work experience in an information systems position.
  • 2 years working with relational databases.
  • Knowledge of computer languages such as Java, Customer Information Control System (CICS), Disk Operations System (DOS) and/or C-base helpful.
  • Good oral and written communications skills.
  • Highly motivated and service oriented.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent analytical skills and solid problem solving skills.
  • Proven management, leadership, operational and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of supply chain systems, such as the Warehouse Inventory Network (WIN).
  • Proficient using and training associates on Microsoft Office software programs


Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Midwest


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:  WI || Pleasant Prairie || 9076 88th Ave || 53158 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain; Kroger Technology || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Kenosha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Information Technology, IT Manager, Engineer, Information Systems, Mainframe, Technology, Engineering

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