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MFG- HPWS Team Member Distribution

Department: JDMS Manufacturing
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Operations Resource Leader
Position Supervises: N/A
Pay Level: hourly
FLSA Status: hourly



Position Summary

Perform required tasks and duties for the designated position, as determined by team composition and crewing needs. Must maintain timely progress through assigned operational training. Must flexibly perform a variety of roles in a team-based environment. 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 companys core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles
  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe, quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
  • Provide active support to any team member when needed to maintain operations
  • Ask questions to clarify, obtain key information, and challenge the ideas of others
  • Actively participate in team meetings and discussions
  • Adapt own behavior and efforts in response to changing team requirements or circumstances
  • Maintain positive, professional interaction with team members
  • Invite and share ideas and feedback to leverage team strength in solving problems
  • Communicate with team members to overcome obstacles through collaboration
  • Show commitment to team goals through cooperative and aligned behavior
  • Complete cross-training as determined by team composition and objectives
  • Collaborate with training coordinator or resource leader to maintain expected pace of technical and leadership development
  • Exhibit functional understanding of plant strategy, functions and operational objectives
  • Model role-appropriate leadership behavior in keeping with Kroger Values
  • Read equipment-specific standard work before engaging machinery
  • Demonstrate clear understanding of essential information and behavior required to ensure product quality
  • Demonstrate fundamental knowledge and behavior required for safe execution of operational roles
  • Steadily pursue and master leadership and operational skill development as required to advance to Tech Level 1 performance within the established time frame
  • Make timely progress in completing the training and skill development required to master at least one designated rotational position for the core teams operational function
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to learn; Maintain timely arrival and attendance for scheduled shift
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must demonstrate reliable, punctual attendance
  • Highly self-motivated, with ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Effective problem-solving ability
  • Active listening skills
  • Effective oral/written communication skills
  • Positive, approachable demeanor
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and readily adapt to change
  • Basic reading (comprehension) and math skills (counting, addition and subtraction)
  • Basic mechanical reasoning skills
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Manufacturing experience in food/beverage

    Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time 
    Shift(s): Evening; Overnight

    Regions: South; West


    Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: Through quality products, strong individual commitments and team spirit, Kroger has been established as a leader in the manufacturing industry. Kroger Manufacturing provides career development programs aligned with aspirations in Engineering, Process Management, Information Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance and Procurement. Our work force programs provide technically challenging rotations with cross-functional teams, plants and locations to allow our Associates to learn from some of the brightest minds in the business. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from plant sponsors prepare our Associates with the skills and leadership behaviors needed to achieve a successful career at Kroger.


    Tolleson Dairy, a proud member of the nation-wide Kroger Family of Companies, is looking for HPWS Technicians/Team Member to work in our dairy manufacturing plant. At Tolleson Dairy, we uniquely offer the resources and benefits of a Fortune 20 company while maintaining a hometown atmosphere centered around teamwork, support, and development.

    What We Offer

    • Starting wage of $15.60 per hour
    • Annual bonus potential based on company performance
    • Two weeks of paid Vacation, pro-rated during your first year
    • 6 paid Holidays with 4 personal days off
    • Paid sick leave
    • Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k and life insurance.
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Employee discounts at all Fry’s stores
    • Many other perks


    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:  AZ || Tolleson || 500 S. 99Th Ave || 85353 || Tolleson Dairy || None || Manufacturing || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None 

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