Kroger grocery store was founded in 1883 by Bernard Kroger of Cincinnati Ohio. In 1930 Kroger became the first gorgeous round all four sides by part lot. Kroger continued to grow. In 1983 the Kroger Company acquired Dillion Companies grocery store chain. They also have 37 other subsidiaries. They are the largest supermarket chain in the United States and the second largest grocery retailer by volume behind Wal-Mart.
Manufacturing jobs are a big part of Kroger. The company employs the largest network of private label manufacturing in the United States. To work on a Kroger's manufacturing facility means you would be creating the sizzling Kroger store under their store brand. This includes dairy, bakery, ice cream manufacturing, meat, and other grocery items.
Some plants are not owned by Kroger so be mindful about one applying for position at one of these plants.
Kroger also has a typical grocery store positions.
You can work as a cashier, Stocker, manager, or assistant manager. You can work your way up in this company as well. You don't have to stay as cashier forever.
In addition to competitive salaries and an attractive bonus program upon qualification, The Kroger Co. offers some or all of the following benefits depending on position, location and/or regions:
- Medical Plan
- Prescription Drug Plan
- Dental Plan
- Vision Plan
- 401(K) Retirement Savings Account Plan, with company match
- Company-Paid Life Insurance
- Voluntary Life Insurance
- Personal Accident Insurance
- Dependent Group Life Insurance
- Company-Paid Salary Continuation
- Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Long Term Care Insurance
- Health & Dependent Day Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Group Legal
- Group Homeowners and Auto Insurance
- Stock Purchase Plan
- Employee Assistance Plan
- Paid Vacation Program
- Merit Increases
- Incentives Program
- Credit Union Membership
- Company-Paid Continuing Education Program
- Professional Liability Coverage