Refrigeration Designer
The Kroger Company - Cincinnati, OH

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Manages mechanical application projects through direct communication with project managers in the divisions and corporate mechanical design personnel. Responsible for use of AutoCAD (Computer Aided Design) for drawing mechanical plans. Produce technically accurate plans in a timely manner that are consistent with division requirements and requests. Role model and demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:
Capable of following redlines, rough sketches and written work scopes to produce mechanical plans.
Maintain a basic understanding of mechanical design applications and equipment function.
Ensure all materials are available (redlines, sketches, written work scopes…) to complete mechanical applications prior to starting a plan.
Maintain a general understanding of mechanical planning principles, equipment function, in-store work methods, maintenance and construction practices, corporate design objectives and specific division requirements. .
Utilize traditional sources of information and technical data.
Set and communicate completion dates for assigned projects.
Recognize appropriate mechanical application options.
Manage projects through direct communication with division and corporate personnel..
Understand refrigeration and/or Heating, Ventilating, & Air Conditioning (HVAC) fundamentals.
Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. (Level 4)
Exercise independent judgment on less complex tasks. Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job and requires support for more complex tasks. (Level 5)
Impact of decisions are minimal.
Help to train other department members on less complicated tasks.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Some of the Behaviors needed to successfully perform this position are:

Leadership Behaviors:
Puts the Customer First - Anticipates customer needs, champions for the customer, acts with customers in mind, exceeds customers’ expectations, gains customers’ trust and respect.
Communicates effectively and candidly - Communicates clearly and directly, approachable, relates well to others, engages people and helps them understand change, provides and seeks feedback, articulates clearly, actively listens.
Achieves results through teamwork – Is open to diverse ideas, works inclusively and collaboratively, holds self and others accountable, involves others to accomplish individual and team goals.
Leads through positive influence – Demonstrates strong character; builds partnerships; models a conscious balance between work and personal life; takes personal responsibility for own development; role models leadership qualities such as motivation, inspiration, passion and trust.
Coaches and develops others - Develops and cares about associates, builds effective teams, helps people be their best, values and manages diversity, provides candid and constructive feedback.
Leads change and innovation - Challenges the status quo, embraces technology, puts forward creative ideas, champions and implements process improvements, gathers the ideas of others, demonstrates good judgment about which ideas will work.
Executes with excellence - Is action oriented, drives for results, sets clear expectations and milestones, reviews progress, acts decisively, solves problems, can be counted on to consistently meet or exceed goals.
Provides clear and strategic direction - Plans and organizes well, sets a clear and simple course of action, stays focused on the most important priorities, has the ability to visualize and plan for the future, understands the industry and marketplace.
Safety Awareness - Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety; upholding safety standards.

Job Specific Skills :
Decision Making - Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
Effectively managing one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment: using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goal attainment: tenaciously working to meet or exceed those goals while deriving satisfaction from the process of goal achievement and continuous improvement.
Technical/Professional Knowledge, Compliance and Skills – Achieving a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position and/or related areas; keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise. Ensures associates and location comply with laws and regulation applicable to the company.

Minimum Position Qualifications:
Mechanical, Civil, Construction, Electrical associate degree AutoCAD (Computer Aided Design) training.
Good verbal and written communication skills required.
2 years comparable experience (Level 5)

Desired Previous Job Experience:
Exposure to refrigeration disciplines/study.
Some working experience with the use of AutoCAD

It is the policy of The Kroger Co. to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment.

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