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Sr CoE Governance & Capabilities Analyst - Six Sigma

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

 

 

Position Summary:

Conduct analytics and monitor compliance levels to procurement policies. Work with Governance & Capabilities Manager to develop action plans to address gaps, audit findings or issues related to procedures, and policies. Support the development of the training courses, tools and/or knowledge sharing capabilities to enable skill development. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Sourcing Governance
  • Support the creation, execution, communication, and maintenance of procurement policies
  • Ensure alignment between procurement policy and procedures and corporate policies
  • Develop and implement processes and policies required to ensure successful relationship management with suppliers
  • Support driving internal compliance with procurement policies, procedures, strategies, and guidelines on an ongoing basis
  • Provide guidance, coaching, and support to department on the interpretation of corporate and procurement policies
  • Collaborate with the whole department to communicate changes of policies and procedures, educate resources into the changes
  • Assess risks, propose process, technology and capability changes to efficiencies
  • Define structured activities to share and manage the obtained knowledge
  • Sourcing Talent Development & Training
  • Support the manager with the sourcing core training creation and knowledge sharing coordination
  • Support the development of training courses, tools and knowledge sharing capabilities to enable skill development
  • Additional Support
  • Maintain knowledge of other initiatives in the company that may affect the CoE’s performance and operations
  • Talent Management
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties: complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Support talent development framework and proven experience in creating/maintaining training curriculum
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Management, Supply Chain, Operations, Retail, CPG or similar
  • Proven experience implementing policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated and proven leadership ability
  • Ability to identify, quantify and effectively communicate business risks
  • Ability to become a key point of contact for the team, speak to internal clients on a regular basis, develop and maintain long term relationship with internal stakeholders
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment while delivering solid action-oriented results quickly
  • Analytical skills with the ability to identify, quantify and effectively leverage data to support business decisions, communicate opportunities and/or raise business risks.
  • Ability to monitor compliance with established guidelines, policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Vizio)
  • Ability to synthesize analysis into compelling oral and written communications and presentations

Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

  • Project Management Certification
  • 1 year of compliance work
  • Breadth and depth of knowledge of supply chain management concepts in sourcing, contracts, governance, supplier relationship management and ability to demonstrate mastery in several of these areas

 

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

Regions: General Office- Cincinnati


 

Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: Through quality products, strong individual commitments and team spirit, Kroger has been established as a leader in the manufacturing industry. Kroger Manufacturing provides career development programs aligned with aspirations in Engineering, Process Management, Information Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance and Procurement. Our work force programs provide technically challenging rotations with cross-functional teams, plants and locations to allow our Associates to learn from some of the brightest minds in the business. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from plant sponsors prepare our Associates with the skills and leadership behaviors needed to achieve a successful career at Kroger.

 

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:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger Manufacturing || None || Enterprise Sourcing || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Six Sigma, Engineer, Information Systems, QA, Quality Assurance, Management, Engineering, Technology, Quality