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Asset Protection Specialist

Department: Enterprise Operations
Post End Date:
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: District Asset Protection Manager
Position Supervises: None
Pay Level: 14
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 functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain integrity, honesty and professionalism
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to diffuse confrontational situations

Desired Previous Job Experience/Certification:

  • 1+ years retail asset protection experience
  • Operational knowledge of CCTV systems
  • Multi store asset protection experience
  • College degree
  • Wicklander certification

 

Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Travel: Up to 50%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Mountain


 

Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.
 

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:  TX || Mesquite || 3600 Gus Thomasson Blvd || 75150 || Kroger Stores || None || Asset Protection || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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