Recruiting And Retention Specialist #423-Newport

Kroger Cincinnati , OH 45201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Company Name: Kroger Stores

Position Type: Employee

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary:

Strengthen district alignment to support recruiting, hiring and retention initiatives by ensuring our stores are enabled to hire candidates faster. Coordinate the training and development of all store employees in accordance with division, company and government policies/procedures. Manage turnover and retention. Support all store associates with business retention initiatives and Customer 1st strategies. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversee community recruiting (e.g., store recruiting, store job fairs, hanging signage, days of hiring, etc.) to ensure store hiring candidate pool is sufficient to fill hiring needs.

  • Maintain staffing levels at all times by hiring and training store associates per the approved format.

  • Recruit and onboard new applicants for all store departments.

  • Ensure new associates complete the online work experience credit form.

  • Conduct new hire orientations using the company approved outline and materials.

  • Conduct/coordinate continued training to associates through required programs.

  • Be able to understand union contracts, associate handbooks, policies and procedures and explain them to key stakeholders.

  • Perform staffing duties (e.g., conduct initial interviews utilizing written job descriptions and conduct hiring, pre-employment drug screens, and criminal background checks).

  • Assist management in tracking/analyzing turnover and execute retention best practices.

  • Oversee the accurate completion of all new hire paperwork and forward to the Human Resources Shared Service Center (HRSSC) in a timely manner.

  • Ensure associates' medical files/records are in accordance with government regulations and confidentiality requirements (in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

  • Work with store leadership and district Human Resources (HR) managers to identify opportunities in executing division initiatives.

  • Adhere to and ensure associates adhere to all local, state and federal laws and company guidelines.

  • Partner with district HR managers to coordinate travel to other stores or other locations/meetings to support recruiting, hiring and retention processes/initiatives.

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to take on tasks outside of expertise

Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Associate degree or retail supervisory experience

Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

Regions: Midwest

States: Ohio


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.

Company Overview

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.

Posting Notes: OH || Cincinnati || 150 Tri County Pkwy || 45246 || Kroger Stores || None || Human Resources || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None

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