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The Kroger Co.

Loss Prevention Specialist

The Kroger Co. - Louisville, KY

Department: LOU Loss Prevention

Post End Date: 11/14/2017

Position Type: Employee

Position Reports To: District Loss Prevention Manager

Position Supervises: N/A

Pay Level: 14

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Loss Prevention Specialist will protect company assets through the execution of safety, inventory recovery and internal and external theft reduction programs. Assist with reduction of loss inventory, time, and assets. Monitor surveillance equipment. Identify, observe and apprehend shoplifters and others (internal or external) involved in acts of dishonesty. The Loss Prevention Specialist works with the District Loss Prevention Manager in the implementation and oversight of loss prevention initiatives. The LP Specialist will maintain a high degree of integrity, honesty and professionalism in carrying out responsibilities. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.


*Conduct plain clothes surveillance to detect internal and external loss within a store environment. *Conduct internal and external investigations on matter affecting the company. *Apprehend individuals involved in illegal acts. *Comply with all federal, state, and local laws, as well as company policies and procedures when carrying out responsibilities. *Conducts physical security checks. Makes recommendations to prevent loss and improve profitability. *Partner with law enforcement and prepare case reports for criminal prosecution. *Responsible for heightening store loss prevention awareness. *Serve as a liaison with district and division personnel to identify and develop solutions for shrink related opportunities. *Work in a multi unit environment. *Complete thorough reports on all loss prevention related activities. *Support the District LPM in the execution of loss prevention initiatives. *Ensure the implementation and effectiveness of loss prevention strategies at store level. *Assist the District LPM with external and internal investigations as required. *Testify in court and labor hearings resulting from loss prevention related activities. *Ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures. *Test functionality of store loss prevention equipment (EAS, Lane Hawk, CCTV, etc…) during store visit. *Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.


*High school diploma or GED *Ability to work weekends and varied schedule *Ability to travel to varied work locations *Good written and verbal communication skills *Good customer service skills *Ability to diffuse confrontational situations


*Minimum 1 year retail loss prevention experience *Operational knowledge of CCTV systems *Multi store loss prevention experience *College degree *Wicklander certification

Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.

Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required

Required Travel: Up to 50%

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Regions: South

States: Kentucky





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The Kroger Co.


Loss Prevention Specialist The Kroger Co. - Louisville, KY, United States


Location: Louisville, KY

Company Profile:
In 1883, Barney Kroger invested his life savings of $372 to open a grocery store at 66 Pearl Street in downtown Cincinnati. The son of a merchant, he ran his business with a simple motto: “Be particular. Never sell anything you would not want yourself.”