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The Kroger Co.

Recruiter - Center of Recruiting Excellence (CoRE)

The Kroger Co. - Blue Ash, OH

Company Name:

Kroger General Office

Position Type:


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Position Summary:

Assess and screen applications, conduct phone screens, prepare interview packages, and present stores with a qualified slate of applicants. Ensure candidates and store teams have positive recruiting experiences by keeping them informed throughout the process and answering their questions. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

Screen candidate applications using best-fit criteria, such as availability and behavioral assessments

Conduct initial phone interviews to confirm applicant interest in the position and availability and share information about the position

Manage communications with candidates and stores and keep individuals informed and engaged throughout the recruitment process

Act as a proponent of positive candidate experiences

Work closely with other members of the recruiting team to ensure all applicant information is updated in the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and communicated to candidates in a timely fashion

Review background checks and determine if candidates have the appropriate disposition for the role in question

Support and assist with high-volume recruiting events, such as new store openings and remodels/expansions

Stay up to date on the retail industry, employment trends and hourly associate practices to effectively anticipate and address changes that could impact applicant availability, sourcing and recruiting

Comply with applicable federal and state laws and company standards regarding recruiting practices

Help continuously assess and improve time-to-fill, quality of hires and candidate experience

Travel to stores to support high-volume recruiting events

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

Minimum Position Qualifications:

2 years of recruiting experience

Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate clearly and professionally

Strong ability to efficiently and effectively screen applications

Proven interpersonal skills, specifically the ability to understand and connect with people

Ability and desire to work effectively with diverse groups of candidates and internal customers

Ability to effectively promote the culture and benefits of working for Kroger and endorse the company's brand

Ability to effectively manage tasks, including following up on outstanding action items

Ability to exercise discretion when dealing with sensitive information regarding candidates and employees

Proficient Microsoft Office skills

Desired Previous Job Experience/Education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience recruiting hourly associates for retail store positions

Experience using Success Factor's recruiting module (preferred) or another applicant tracking system

Education Level:

Associates Required

Required Certifications/Licenses:


Position Type:





General Office- Cincinnati

States: Indiana; Kentucky; 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. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more than 443,000 Associates across 35 states and the District of Columbia. 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 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names

in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering - a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service - in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is recognized as one of America's most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: OH||Blue Ash|| 11350 Grooms Road ||45242 || Kroger General Office||[[mfield2]]||Customer Service ||Employee|| Non-Exempt

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The Kroger Co.


Recruiter - Center of Recruiting Excellence (CoRE) The Kroger Co. - Blue Ash, OH, United States


Location: Blue Ash, OH

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.”