Advanced Specialist-Food Science - Cincinnati, OH



The Kroger Co.



Full Time, Employee



Level 8


Career Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Cincinnati, OH 45202


Education Level

Bachelor's Degree


Work Experience

2+ to 5 Years





Job Description

At Kroger Manufacturing we are passionate that you be you.  We embrace your individuality, cultivate your passions and are inspired to deliver an exciting and diverse workplace.  We support your quality of life, your well-being, your goals and your future.  We understand that by enabling our associates to be the best they can be, our company succeeds in being the best it can be.  Itís your future....


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The Advance Specialist will provide leadership and depth of knowledge in food technology (quality, safety and regulatory compliance)as related to procured product approval and quality assurance to comply with the Kroger Corporate Brand Policy.


 Essential Functions/Responsibilities


1.       Approve procured products and the plants that make the products.

2.       Monitor the quality of procured products and address quality issues.

3.       Monitor the quality of some of the Kroger manufactured products.

4.       Keep up with changes in targets by working closely with vendors and Corporate Brands.

5.       Analyze customer comments and resolve issues with vendors.

6.       Provide leadership in working with Corporate Brands and retail in resolving product quality issues.

7.       Follow labeling regulations (nutrition, ingredients, COOL, warnings...) which will affect the products and confirm or change product information on the package so that it is in compliance.

8.       Prepare and maintain finished product specification documents.

9.       Train and work with other Corporate Food Technology personnel as potential back up.

10.   Be able to handle multiple projects for multiple customers at the same time

11.    Supervise technician or part time help to get audits planned and executed properly.

12.   Assess daily tasks and achieve them in a timely manner




      1.   Demonstrate excellence in communication, project planning, multi-tasking problem solving  and execution skills..

      2.   5-8 years of experience in Quality Assurance or Product Development.

3.       At minimum, a four-year college degree in Food Science/Technology or related 

       fieldsi.e. Food Science, Dairy Science, Bakery Science, Food Microbiology.

4.       Working knowledge of the following computer programs:  MS Windows, MS  

       Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, and Internet Explorer.



Contact Information


The Kroger Co.

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