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Asset Protection Specialist

Company Name: Kroger Stores
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
 

Position Summary

Protect company assets through the execution of safety initiatives, inventory recovery and internal and external theft reduction programs. Assist with reduction of lost inventory, time, and assets, monitor surveillance equipment and partner with the district asset protection (AP) manager in the implementation and oversight of AP initiatives. Identify, observe and apprehend shoplifters and others (internal or external) involved in criminal activity impacting the company. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Conduct plainclothes surveillance to detect internal and external loss within a store environment
  • Conduct internal and external investigations and report findings to appropriate stakeholders; apprehend individuals involved in illegal acts
  • Comply with all federal, state, and local laws, as well as company policies and procedures, when carrying out responsibilities
  • Conduct physical security checks; make recommendations to prevent loss and improve profitability
  • Partner with law enforcement and prepare case reports for criminal prosecution
  • Identify and resolve conditions/behaviors that affect shrink, safety and profitability by auditing for compliance and communicating AP awareness
  • Serve as a district and division liaison to identify and develop solutions to reduce waste
  • Complete thorough reports on all AP related activities
  • Support the district asset protection manager (APM) in execution of AP initiatives
  • Ensure the implementation and effectiveness of AP strategies at store level
  • Assist the district APM with external and internal investigations
  • Testify in court and labor hearings on behalf of the company
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures
  • Test functionality of store AP equipment (EAS, Lane Hawk, CCTV, etc.) during store visits
  • Travel to locations throughout the division and maintain ability to work a varied schedule and on weekends
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain integrity, honesty and professionalism
  • Ability to diffuse confrontational situations
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Wicklander Certification
  • 1 year of retail asset protection experience
  • Any multi-store asset protection experience
  • Operational knowledge of CCTV systems
  • Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
    Required Travel: Up to 75%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time

    Regions: South

    States: Arkansas
    Keywords: Loss Prevention, Asset Protection

     

    Jobs at Kroger Logistics:  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:  AR || Little Rock || 8415 W Markham St || 72205 || Kroger Stores || None || Asset Protection || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

     


    Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

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