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MFG Operations Lead

Company Name: Tolleson Dairy
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: N/A



Position Summary

Responsible for leading the department when the Supervisor is unavailable. Responsible for ensuring department runs efficiently, meeting all department goals and objectives. 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. Role model and demonstrate the companys core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions

  • Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles.
  • Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 Systems
  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
  • Hold all employees accountable to act in accordance at all times with Kroger Values and Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance as well as working overtime, as needed
  • Complete safety observations as assigned
  • Complete if down, do lists as necessary.
  • Facilitate communication within the department, across shifts, across departments, and with the shift supervisor.
  • Participate actively in team meetings; responsible for representing the shift issues and concerns to management, participating in issue resolution, and communicating information from management back to the team.
  • Assist Shift Supervisor in developing and complying with standard operating procedures (SOPs) and assuring compliance by associates.
  • Address and resolve issues through the Quality Improvement Process and the Work Order Request System
  • Coordinate on-the-job training and cross-training with co-workers and newly hired associates
  • Receive assignments from shift supervisor; determine daily tasks to be completed in department during shift and direct associates accordingly
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Basic math skills
  • Must be forklift certified
  • Effective verbal communication
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Previous food manufacturing experience

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


    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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