Kroger Facility Maintenance Refrigeration Service Technician
KROGER CENTRAL MARKETING AREAREFRIGERATION SERVICE TECHNICIAN
SIX MAJOR GROUPS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
1. Refrigeration/HVAC service calls at many store locations.
2. Participate in a service ‘on call’ rotation for 24 hour response.
3. Energy Maintenance/Refrigeration-HVAC controls management.
4. Refrigerant Management.
5. Preventative Maintanance program.
6. Continued education.
Provide service to the store operations by keeping store equipment in a proper operating condition that enables the customer to be served. Keeping equipment operational in a safe condition and providing safe use of the equipment by employee’s and customers. Keep a high level of efficiency through skills training and effective call management skills. Refrigeration/HVAC equipment to be maintained in an energy efficient manner.
MAJOR ACTIVITIES:Run service calls to multiple store locations using Kroger owned service vehicle. Equipment to be serviced includes, but not limited to: Refrigeration systems, HVAC systems, building automation controls, building electrical systems and other. Participate in a preventative maintenance program that will include documentation and repair of equipment on a scheduled program Participate in an ‘on call’ rotation that provides service to the store group 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
REQUIRED SKILLS:Prior experience on refrigeration/HVAC equipment. EPA refrigerant certification. Basic level of personal computer operation skills. High level of electrical/mechanical skills and experience with all equipment currently being serviced. Must be up on the latest refrigeration applications, frequency drives, and other technology driven equipment. Ability to have flexibility in schedule.
Reports to: Lead Technician, Lead Technician Supervisor
Kroger is one of the nation’s largest retail grocery chains. The Company’s more than 300,000 associates serve customers in 2,487 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banners including Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, Food 4 Less, Fry’s, King Soopers, Smith’s, Dillons, QFC and City Market. Kroger associates also serve customers in 782 convenience stores, 405 fine jewelry stores and 678 supermarket fuel centers the Company operates. The Company also operates 42 food processing plants in the U.S. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Kroger focuses its charitable efforts on supporting hunger relief, health and wellness initiatives, and local schools and grassroots organizations in the communities it serves. For more information about the Company, please visit our web site at www.kroger.com
We are guided by the core values of honesty, respect, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety and strive to demonstrate those values in all that we do.
Why should this matter to you? Because it means you have endless opportunities across the country, across the street and across the hall that will enable you to navigate your career in ways you never even imagined. And all with the backing of other associates who share and live your values.
ABOUT THE CENTRAL MARKETING AREA
The Central Marketing Area division is headquartered in Indianapolis and consists of well over 150 stores, several manufacturing plants, and distribution centers spread throughout IN, IL, MO, MI, and OH. There are 109 stores in Indiana, 38 in Illinois, 5 Missouri stores, 1 each in Michigan and Ohio. Our division is comprised of ten zones or districts. We also cover the Indianapolis Warehouse, Kroger Bakery, Crossroads Farms Dairy, and the Shelbyville Distribution Center.
In addition to competitive salaries and an attractive bonus program upon qualification, The Kroger Co. offers some or all of the following benefits depending on position, location and/or regions:
· Medical Plan
· Prescription Drug Plan
· Dental Plan
· Vision Plan
· 401(K) Retirement Savings Account Plan, with company match
· Company-Paid Life Insurance
· Voluntary Life Insurance
· Personal Accident Insurance
· Dependent Group Life Insurance
· Company-Paid Salary Continuation
· Long-Term Disability Insurance
· Long Term Care Insurance
· Health & Dependent Day Care Flexible Spending Accounts
· Group Legal
· Group Homeowners and Auto Insurance
· Stock Purchase Plan
· Employee Assistance Plan
· Paid Vacation Program
· Merit Increases
· Incentives Program
· Credit Union Membership
· Company-Paid Continuing Education Program
· Professional Liability Coverage
In 2006, the Company donated $150 million to help hunger relief efforts across the country, raise awareness of breast cancer, and support local schools and organizations in the communities it serves. By joining Kroger, you can put your spirit for volunteerism to work. Combining your efforts with those of Kroger and 290,000 other associates committed to helping others, we can continue to make a big difference in our communities, our country and in our world.
Among some of the honors Kroger has received are:In 2007, Kroger was elected 'Retailer of the Year' by America’s Second Harvest, the fifth time in seven years the Company has received the award. 2007 Inductee into The Billion Dollar Roundtable, a premier forum for corporations that have achieved $1 Billion in spending with minority and women-owned businesses. Kroger Manufacturing named one of the safest companies in America by Occupational Hazards, a leading safety, health and loss prevention magazine in 2007. Named one of America’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Business Ethics, a national publication that highlights corporate social responsibility. Ranked among the most generous companies by Business Week.
Here’s what else we are doing:Annual “Giving Hope a Hand” campaign raises millions of dollars for breast cancer education, screening and treatment in Kroger communities across the country. Kroger operating Divisions sponsor Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s Race for the Cure events and American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events in most markets. Thousands of dedicated associates participate in these efforts as runners, walkers and volunteers. Kroger was one of the first major supermarket companies to adopt meaningful animal welfare guidelines. We uphold high standards of corporate governance as best practices continue to evolve. We value diversity and have programs and training in place to ensure fairness and equal opportunity for all associates. We are doing our part to be responsible stewards of the environment with programs, products and purchasing initiatives that promote green efforts in our communities.
It is the policy of The Kroger Co. to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment.Click “Apply Now” to be considered for this position.