Job Description


Lead the effective execution of all plant maintenance and assigned projects, in support of safety, quality and continuous improvement. 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.


- Ensure a safe, efficient and effective use of all supervised craft resources
- Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
- Ensure compliance to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), National Electrical Code (NEC), and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations
- Direct mechanics in the performance of approved maintenance work including quality control, duration, cost and thoroughness
- Assign and inspect all planned preventative maintenance (PPM) work orders
- Review available planned job packages for completeness and correctness; refine and finalize labor, materials, parts, methods and priorities
- Identify, arrange and track the skills training and development needs of each team member; ensure prompt assignment of mechanics to specific jobs relative to individual abilities
- Ensure that good housekeeping and safe work practices are followed throughout the facility
- Clean shop areas daily, including spare parts room and offices
- Provide support and leadership in troubleshooting equipment
- Ensure all labor, parts and work are reported daily through the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
- Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe, quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
- Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF 2000 Systems
- Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles
- Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
- Must be able to work around ingredients and/or finished products known to contain food allergens


- Bachelor's Degree engineering or related degree or technical school background with 5 years of experience in maintenance supervision
- Experience in the food industry dealing with preventative/predictive maintenance process, technical guidance and development of the maintenance work force
- Functional knowledge and use of Microsoft Office and CMMS
- Proven leadership skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong analytical ability
- Knowledge of Food Safety Principles, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and EPA and OSHA requirements

- Other Bachelors degree in mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering
- Plant maintenance supervisor
- Experience in continuous improvement activities


Position Type
Cincinnati OH