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Plant Manufacturing Information Technologist (MIT) / $68,400-$102,600

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

Position Summary:

Provide assistance, knowledge and technical support to management and end-users. Work with plant and corporate teams to determine mutual Information Technology (IT) objectives. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Follow industry and discipline developments relevant to plant operations
  • Serve as a liaison between the plant, technical services and corporate information systems/services
  • Develop an annual budget for plant capital and expense requirements
  • Coordinate installation, maintenance and enhancement of personal computers, thin-clients, servers, and Local Area Network/Wide Area Network (LAN/WAN)
  • Document new programs and updates according to Enterprise Computing Standards (ECS) and Standard Network Application Policies and Procedures (SNAPP)
  • Test and document disaster recovery for all plant computer platforms
  • Develop written procedures to ensure associates adhere to enterprise security and Information Technology policies
  • Generate creative design solutions and translate concepts/information into images
  • Provide support for servers, networks, industrial thin client devices, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications
  • Maintain software licenses (e.g., Rockwell, Wonderware) and provide Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) database backups via Asset Centre
  • Provide technical guidance to improve current plant floor applications
  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
  • Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF Food Safety Systems
  • Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science or an associate’s degree with 4 years of technical experience
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) or Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) with emphasis in Microsoft Windows 2008 Server and Microsoft SQL 2008 database management or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist certifications in Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 2008 Server and Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • Ability to complete Asset Centre training and pass an audit of Programmable Logic Controller/Human-Machine Interface (PLC/HMI) databases
  • Ability to complete Rockwell training and certification to support Ethernet/Internet Provider (IP) networks, PLC/HMI communications, software/ firmware version control, software/firmware upgrades and license management
  • Ability to synthesize complex information, identify data relationships/dependencies and design workflows/procedures
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Career Training Program (CTP) graduate in Manufacturing Information Technology
  • Information technology networking experience in a Windows environment
  • Experience with Wonderware SCADA systems
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

Education Level: Associates Required
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Regions: Mountain

States: Colorado
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Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: 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 thekrogerco.com 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, subject to certain eligibility requirements
  • Group term life insurance eligible
  • Eligible for an annual bonus based upon company performance
  • 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:  CO || Denver || 10241 E 51st St || 80239 || Kroger Manufacturing || None || Dairy; Kroger Technology; Manufacturing || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

 


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