Company Name: Kroger Logistics
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt
This position simultaneously leads multiple large, cross-functional projects within Kroger and with selected third party vendors. Maximize supply chain effectiveness by promoting the continuous improvement efforts of the logistics department. Assemble and lead project teams, assign individual responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed and develop timelines and schedules. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.
Manage multiple supply chain projects while adhering to timelines and budgets.
Establish and maintain updated project plans and budgets.
Conduct and lead project meetings.
Ensure all project objectives are clearly documented, approved and delivered to meet expectations.
Manage the integration of vendor tasks and track and review vendor deliverables.
Communicate timely project status to all stakeholders.
Manage project risk, develop mitigation plans, and escalate unresolved issues.
Actively seek new supply chain project opportunities through collaboration with other departments and suppliers.
Conduct various supply chain analysis.
Serve as a supply chain subject matter expert on projects being led by other departments.
Build strong relationships across all functions within Kroger as well as with suppliers.
Comprehend and negotiate when necessary vendor proposals.
Present process changes, gain alignment from all functional leaders, and work collaboratively to implement.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills and development of associates
Ability to lead change within an organization
Strong leadership skills
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
Experience in managing budgets
Ability to travel independently
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
Knowledge and understanding of supply chain systems
Proven project management experience
7 years of experience in any of the following functional areas (level 9): Supply Chain Management or Analysis, Procurement or Inventory Management, Merchandising or Category Management, Distribution or Operations Management, Transportation Management, Grocery Store or Retail Operations, or Logistics Customer Service
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Regions: General Office- Cincinnati
States: Alabama; Alaska; American Samoa; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; District of Columbia; Federated States of Micronesia; Florida; Georgia; Guam; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Marshall Islands; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Northern Mariana Islands; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Palau; Pennsylvania; Puerto Rico; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virgin Islands; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
Keywords: project manaager, Supply Chain
Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1St Strategy, we welcome your online application.
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 . 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: OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None