CINCINNATI, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today that it is actively recruiting experienced retail and digital and technology talent for new and open corporate and store management roles across its family of companies.
"With so many recent changes in the retail landscape, we recognize there are talented individuals in our communities who may be searching for a new career with a new company," said Tim Massa, Kroger's group vice president of human resources and labor relations. "As we continue to grow and redefine the customer experience through Restock Kroger, there has never been a better time to join The Kroger Co."
As part of Restock Kroger, the company is also investing an incremental $500 million in human capital over the next three years. This will be in addition to Kroger's continued efforts to rebalance store associate pay and benefits while also focusing on certifications, performance incentives, advancement opportunities and training for associates.
"We want retail and digital and tech talent to know that we're hiring," Mr. Massa added.
At The Kroger Co., we are dedicated to our purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™. We are 453,000 associates who serve nearly nine million customers every day in 2,793 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Our Family of Companies operates an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized order online service – in addition to 2,258 pharmacies, 783 convenience stores, 307 fine jewelry stores, 222 retail health clinics, 1,472 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Our Company has been recognized as one of America's most generous companies for our 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. As a leader in supplier diversity, we are a proud member of the Billion Dollar Roundtable.