Plant Manufacturing Information Technologist (MIT)

    • Denver, CO

Company Name:King Soopers Bakery Plant
Position Type:Employee
FLSA Status:Exempt

Position Summary:
Provide assistance, knowledge and technical support to management and end-users. Work with plant and corporate teams to determine mutual Information Technology (IT) objectives. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1 st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.
Essential Job Functions:

  • Follow industry and discipline developments relevant to plant operations
  • Serve as a liaison between the plant, technical services and corporate information systems/services
  • Develop an annual budget for plant capital and expense requirements
  • Coordinate installation, maintenance and enhancement of personal computers, thin-clients, servers, and Local Area Network/Wide Area Network (LAN/WAN)
  • Document new programs and updates according to Enterprise Computing Standards (ECS) and Standard Network Application Policies and Procedures (SNAPP)
  • Test and document disaster recovery for all plant computer platforms
  • Develop written procedures to ensure associates adhere to enterprise security and Information Technology policies
  • Generate creative design solutions and translate concepts/information into images
  • Provide support for servers, networks, industrial thin client devices, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications
  • Maintain software licenses (e.g., Rockwell, Wonderware) and provide Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) database backups via Asset Centre
  • Provide technical guidance to improve current plant floor applications
  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
  • Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF Food Safety Systems
  • Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science or an associate's degree with 4 years of technical experience
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) or Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) with emphasis in Microsoft Windows 2008 Server and Microsoft SQL 2008 database management or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist certifications in Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 2008 Server and Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • Ability to complete Asset Centre training and pass an audit of Programmable Logic Controller/Human-Machine Interface (PLC/HMI) databases
  • Ability to complete Rockwell training and certification to support Ethernet/Internet Provider (IP) networks, PLC/HMI communications, software/ firmware version control, software/firmware upgrades and license management
  • Ability to synthesize complex information, identify data relationships/dependencies and design workflows/procedures
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
Desired Previous Job Experience:
  • Career Training Program (CTP) graduate in Manufacturing Information Technology
  • Information technology networking experience in a Windows environment
  • Experience with Wonderware SCADA systems
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment


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: Bachelor's Required
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Regions:Mountain; West

States: Colorado
Keywords: computers; IT; information technology; manufacturing; computer


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