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Maintenance Engineer

Company Name: Ralphs
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary:

Responsible for managing all engineering aspects of a divisional maintenance program.  Oversee capital and expense allocations for building repairs and equipment replacements for retail stores and company facilities, buildings and grounds. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports.
  • Manage dispatch and ASP maintenance personnel.
  • Develop capital and expense budgets and allocations for building repairs and equipment replacements.
  • Manage capital and expense projects associated with building repairs equipment replacements.
  • Manage the vendor on boarding process for new and existing vendors.
  • Provide Maintenance Manager with budgets reports, service level reports, repair effectiveness and refrigerant usage.
  • Support store operations with budget reporting, training and attending district meetings.
  • Support maintenance software best practices.
  • Assist in developing and executing division’s HVAC/R and non-refrigerated equipment maintenance programs.
  • Analyze and determine root cause equipment failures and design issues.
  • Support construction and minor capital teams with project scoping, design criteria and quality control.
  • Ensure that equipment and building warranties are captured.
  • Provide engineering support to Facility Engineering’s safety standards.
  • Assist Warehouse Supervisor in developing best practices for R&S and inventory management.
  • Assist with integrating energy reduction best practices into daily maintenance activities.
  • Assist with corporate and divisional sourcing initiatives for maintenance parts, tools, equipment and vehicles.
  • Frequently make significant decisions with close supervision.
  • Travel to division locations regularly to engage staff and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and day-to-day maintenance operations.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications & Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field
  • Level 7 – 2+ years proven engineering or maintenance experience
  • Level 8 - 7+ years proven engineering or maintenance experience
  • Basic financial knowledge
  • High level of computer operating skills including MS Office
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

  • Energy Engineer
  • Minor Capital Engineer
  • Regional Project Manager


Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: Other
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: West


Jobs at Ralphs: At Ralphs, our people make us who we are. They are more than just our associates, they’re part of the communities we serve. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in every area of our operation. Whether you want to create a fast, fun and friendly shopping experience for customers in our stores or you want to be part of our innovative corporate team at our headquarters in Los Angeles, Ralphs is always looking for outstanding associates. Our associates enjoy competitive pay and excellent benefits, along with a positive work environment built on mutual respect and professionalism. If you are interested in building and advancing your career with Ralphs, we invite you to complete an online application today.


Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia.  Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is recognized as one of America’s most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.



 Posting Notes:  CA || Compton || 1100 W. Artesia Blvd. || 90220 || Ralphs || None || Facilities Engineering || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || Other 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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