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. It’s your
Currently we have an opportunity available for an Advanced
Specialist (Food Scientist) at our Corporate Office in Cincinnati,
The Advanced Specialist provides 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.
Approve procured products
and the Kroger Plant Manufactured products.
Monitor the quality of
procured products and address quality issues.
Monitor the quality of some
of the Kroger manufactured products.
Keep up with changes in
targets by working closely with vendors and Corporate Brands.
Analyze customer comments
and resolve issues with vendors.
Provide leadership in
working with Corporate Brands and retail in resolving product
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.
Prepare and maintain
finished product specification documents.
Train and work with other
Corporate Food Technology personnel as potential back up.
Be able to handle multiple
projects for multiple customers at the same time
Supervise technician or
part time help to get audits planned and executed properly.
Assess daily tasks and
achieve them in a timely manner
Demonstrate excellence in
communication, project planning, multi-tasking
and execution skills..
5-8 years of experience in
Quality Assurance or Product Development.
Minimum of, a four-year
college degree in Food Science/Technology or related
i.e. Food Science, Dairy Science, Bakery Science, Food Microbiology.