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Company Name:Kroger General Office
Position Type:Employee
FLSA Status:Non-exempt

Position Summary:

Assist in the implementation of Kroger policies/programs to ensure regulatory compliance is adhered to for apparel products that are covered under federal/state regulations. Assist the Quality Assurance manager (QAM) in working with Kroger procurement, product development, import and other departments to ensure proper testing programs/procedures are in place for both regulatory and quality attributes. Demonstrate the companys core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform duties that support the Quality Assurance team
  • Create and maintain numerous period and quarterly reports
  • Assist in tracking updates and new legislation/regulations related to consumer products
  • Assist in approving ethics/technical audits
  • Assist in approving factories for production
  • Work with the QAM to schedule announced and un-announced factory site visits
  • Keep current on social/human rights issues within each country Kroger does business with
  • Work with the QAM to maintain audit tracker reports; follow up on cap closures, audit expirations, factory changes and re-audits
  • Work with key stakeholders to ensure factory practices remain transparent
  • Help implement/follow up on factories involvement in community and social welfare programs
  • Work with the QAM to manage/advise vendors on vendor scorecard levels
  • Assist in approving factories final inspections
  • Help QAMs issue approval to ship certifications
  • Assist with onboarding new vendors
  • Assist in testing seasonal fabric garments and troubleshooting fabric/garment failures
  • Work with Product Development and Production teams on potential issues
  • Help maintain relationships with testing laboratories, so they effectively understand and execute Kroger testing requirements
  • Assist in analyzing testing costs; reduce testing expenses through education and by leveraging efficiencies
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and provide suggestions for improvement
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

  • Bachelors degree or 3 years work history in general merchandise, design/buying, compliance, sourcing and/or supply chain
  • Strong knowledge of current federal, California and other state regulations as related to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), California Proposition 65, etc.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret CPSC and state regulations/laws
  • Ability to communicate effectively with non-regulatory audiences (e.g., merchandisers, operators, Corporate Brands associates, etc.)
  • Proficient Microsoft Windows, Office and Internet Explorer skills

Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

  • Bachelors degree in chemical, mechanical, textile or material engineering, chemistry or biology
  • Experience in general merchandise product compliance

Education Level:High School Diploma/GED Desired
Required Travel:None
Required Certifications/Licenses:None
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions:West

States: Oregon
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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 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 Americas 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: OR||Portland|| 3800 S.E. 22Nd Ave. ||97202 || Kroger General Office||[[mfield2]]||Apparel (Fred Meyer); General Merchandising (Fred Meyer); Quality Assurance ||Employee|| Exempt || Full-Time|| None

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