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Recruiting and Retention Specialist - Greater Cincinnati
at The Kroger Company
Cincinnati, OH

Recruiting and Retention Specialist - Greater Cincinnati
at The Kroger Company
Cincinnati, OH

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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 companys core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Partner with district Associate and Customer Experience Coordinator to coordinate travel to other stores or other locations/meetings to support recruiting, hiring and retention processes/initiatives
  • Adhere to and ensure associates adhere to all local, state and federal laws and company guidelines
  • Work with store leadership and district Associate and Customer Experience Coordinator to identify opportunities in executing division initiatives
  • 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)
  • Oversee the accurate completion of all new hire paperwork and forward to the Human Resources Shared Service Center (HRSSC) in a timely manner
  • Assist management in tracking/analyzing turnover and execute retention best practices
  • Perform staffing duties (e.g., conduct initial interviews utilizing written job descriptions and conduct hiring, pre-employment drug screens, and criminal background checks)
  • Understand union contracts, associate handbooks, policies and procedures and explain them to key stakeholders
  • Conduct/coordinate continued training to associates through required programs
  • Conduct new hire orientations using the company approved outline and materials
  • Ensure new associates complete the online work experience credit form
  • Recruit and onboard new applicants for all store departments
  • Maintain staffing levels at all times by hiring and training store associates per the approved format
  • 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
  • Handle all HR functions within the store (i.e., promotions, demotions, transfers, leaves of absence)
  • Maintain employee records in accordance to government regulations and confidentiality
  • Onboard new associates for all store departments
  • Ensure pay codes are entered and monitored regularly in the Kronos system
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to take on tasks outside of expertise
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Associate Degree or retail supervisory experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
    Required Travel: None
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time

    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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