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Data Technologist

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-exempt



Position Summary:

Provide support for buyers, financial and administrative positions.  Specifically, building spreadsheets and macro automation for retrieval or maintenance of data within the MAGIC inventory system.  The primary tools used are Microsoft Excel, Access, IBM PCOMM and the internal inventory system, MAGIC. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Build and maintain macros using Microsoft Visual Basic through Excel or Access
  • Retrieve inventory or financial data from MAGIC on item batches
  • Update data in MAGIC on item batches
  • Build/maintain ongoing Excel or Access templates as reporting tools
  • Build, test and maintain public macros for buyers to use directly
  • Provide ongoing support and maintenance of specific larger task automation programs which are used daily such as NIF (New Item Forms), macros for DIG (Data Integrity) team, specifically MAGIC Quick NIF, and New Item Setup and the linked macros supporting them
  • Work directly with DIG team revising and troubleshooting
  • Maintain clearance reporting by period using Access query and reporting tools
  • Run query download and build Excel report of current clearance each period
  • Create price changes, mark up cancelations
  • Create obsolete price change batches once per year
  • Create periodic specific clearance reports and do research
  • Create and provide end-of-period on hand uploads to accounting each period reflecting inventory moves to a different Family Tree structure
  • Provide support for various unexpected events as needed, such as correcting data in Magic that has booked under an incorrect reason code.
  • Create batch processes for inventory changes, reporting of historical data, etc for recurring seasonal events
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education: 

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of Visual Basic in building macros and automation and Microsoft Access
  • Working knowledge of terminal emulation applications like IBM Personal Communications and Attachmate

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Ability to effectively communicates with all levels
  • Time management skills
  • MAGIC experience
  • Retail experience


Education Level: Other
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
 Regions: West


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. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. 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 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:  OR || Portland || 3800 S.E. 22Nd Ave. || 97202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || General Merchandising (Fred Meyer) || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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