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Associate Manager

Date: Mar 28, 2018

Location: Prospect, KY, US, 40059

Company: Kroger

Department: LOU Store Operations
Post End Date: 12/09/2017
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Store Manager
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level: N/A
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary:

Responsible for managing Human Resource functions on behalf of the store management team. Frequent independent judgments are essential. Maintain a high level of professionalism, confidentiality and perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform staffing duties including, but not limited to, recruiting, performing initial interviews, utilize written job descriptions, hiring, pre-employment drug screens, criminal background checks and conducting new hire orientation
  • Oversee accurate completion of all new hire paperwork and forward to the HRSSC in a timely manner
  • Monitor timely delivery of all required training for new hires and development of current associates
  • Conduct associate exit interviews
  • Maintain personnel and medical files (In accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA).
  • Set up and maintain associate vacation calendar
  • Maintain workers compensation files
  • Work with store leadership and members of the Louisville Human Resources Department to identify opportunities in the execution of our division initiatives
  • Ensure that associate communication initiatives are delivered in an effort to improve associate engagement
  • Ensure Performance Appraisals/30 day reviews are completed
  • Ensure department schedules are posted and in line with the budget each week
  • Assist associates with questions as it pertains to their hours, pay, or schedules
  • Have knowledge of associate benefits
  • Distribute all weekly payroll and obtain signatures on time sheets
  • Process highly confidential information, maintaining and respecting confidentiality
  • Maintain compliance with all state and federal applicable laws
  • Maintain uniform program, including ensuring compliance from associates
  • Plan, participate and assist in various associate events
  • Support and coordinate all recognition programs
  • Must adhere to all established policies and procedures
  • Ability to work flexible schedules and overtime as required
  • Comply with all safety regulations of the store
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • High school diploma and six months to one year related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must demonstrate ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, associates and customers.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), and web browsers.

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Associate Degree Preferred
  • Ability to strategically project hiring needs in each department
  • Strong Human Resources Knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of state and federal labor laws
  • Desire to work in a fast paced environment


Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.

Education Level: Other
Required Travel: Up to 50%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Regions: South




Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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