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Assistant Supply Chain Manager

Company Name: Peytons
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt

At Kroger, we are looking for talented and engaged individuals with a passion to Feed the Human Spirit. We need individuals who will share in our goal to being friendly and caring, and to make sure that everything we do is Fresh for Everyone in our communities. Our employees are leaders who are committed to personifying Our Promise of Everyone Friendly and Caring, Everything Fresh, to Uplift in Every Way and to Improve Every Day.

 

The Peyton’s Northern Distribution Center, is a proud member of the nation-wide Kroger Family of Companies. We are currently looking for an Assistant Supply Chain Manager to become a part of our Team. Peyton’s Northern Distribution Center is located in Bluffton Indiana. We are proud to be Wells County’s largest employer.

 

Why you’ll love working with us:

Competitive Wages

Excellent health benefit package

401k/Roth Options

Paid time off (vacation, holidays, health & wellness days, and personal days)

Paid sick leave

Employee discounts at Kroger and Kroger Banner stores

Tuition Reimbursement

Employee discounts with cell phone providers, computer companies, travel organizations and more!

Advancement potential in a fast-growing industry. Come for a job. Stay for a career

 

Position Summary:

Assist the Senior Supply Chain Manager in the day-to-day operation effectiveness of a retail division’s “supply chain” and distribution network. Drive results that achieve planned levels of costs and progress against operational effectiveness of key performance indicator (KPI). Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage total distribution and store operations, with an emphasis on vendor supply chain programs to provide lower cost of product
  • Monitor and report key performance indicators (KPI’s) including cost management and store services
  • Execute all operational day- to- day activities
  • Provide guidance to distribution and suppliers in distribution and supply chain initiatives
  • 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:

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • 3+ years Logistics experience
  • Ability to travel independently (less than 25%)
  • Proven ability to lead, train and motivate a team and ability to develop others
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs
  • Level 9 – Oversee 3rd party facilities
  • Level 10 – Oversee Kroger facilities

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years logistics experience
  • Strong leadership skills

 

Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
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 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:  IN || Bluffton || 1111 South Adams St. || 46714 || Peytons || None || Logistics/Supply Chain || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 


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