Company Name: Kroger Stores
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt
Supervise a staff of facility maintenance technicians who perform maintenance services, energy maintenance repairs, and oversee preventive maintenance programs 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 maintenance budgets, service levels and repair effectiveness.
Manage company and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations associated with refrigerant usage.
Ensure optimal functioning of building systems, including mechanical, electrical, refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and life safety through the training of technician staff in EPA and company standards.
Develop and execute division’s refrigeration, HVAC and non-refrigerated equipment break/fix and preventative maintenance programs.
Manage third-party contracted maintenance services.
Manage the integration of energy reduction best practices into daily maintenance activities.
Provide the Facility Engineering division manager with reports detailing budgets, service level information, repair effectiveness and refrigerant usage.
Educate associates and enforce/follow maintenance software best practices.
Assist construction and minor capital teams with project scoping, design criteria and quality control.
Coach maintenance technicians to follow Facility Engineering’s safety standards and training by providing support to the safety coordinator’s directives.
Manage and reinforce company’s best practices for requisition and surplus, inventory management, and R&S transportation.
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 Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent
Proficient skill level using Microsoft Office
Demonstrated mentoring and training experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills
EPA Type 2 Certification
Level 10 – 10+ years’ supervisory and management experience within a maintenance organization and overall satisfactory performance
Desired Previous Experience/Education:
Assistant FE maintenance manager
FE maintenance group supervisor
Regional project manager
Refrigeration/HVAC maintenance experience
Experience reading engineering drawings, manuals and schematics
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: Driver's License
Position Type: Full-Time
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. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.
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.