The Kroger Family of Companies
"It's all about people..."
As one of America's largest grocery retail companies, The Kroger Co. operates more than 2,400 grocery stores, nearly 800 convenience stores, more than 300 jewelry stores, nearly 1,100 supermarket fuel centers and 39 manufacturing facilities in 31 states; we employ a growing family of nearly 340,000 associates coast-to-coast. The Kroger Co. is the parent company for several grocery businesses, including: Kroger, Fred Meyer, Ralphs, King Soopers, City Market, Dillons, Gerbes, Owen's, Fred Meyer, QFC, Fry's and Food 4 Less.
Where do you want to go? Who do you want to be? A store manager in Atlanta? A merchandiser in Seattle? A division president in Michigan? We are one of the nation's largest supermarket operator measured by total sales. As a result, we have tremendous career opportunities throughout the United States. Wherever you want to go, chances are, we are there too with exciting opportunities for your career.
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
Our Benefits Package
As we welcome you into our Kroger Family, we are concerned about the security, health, and safety of you and your family. Our benefits package is extensive and competitive. Depending on the position, location or region, the package may include the following:
Medical — Kroger's medical benefits package includes several plan options depending on where you live (Health Savings Accounts, PPO, POS & HMO plan). From these offerings, you may select the plans that best meet your needs. Kroger contributes a significant portion of the premium for medical benefit plans.
Prescription Benefits - Kroger offers prescription drug coverage as part of its medical plan.
Dental - You may select from several dental coverage options, again with Kroger contributing a significant portion to the premium for dental plans.
Basic Life Insurance — Kroger provides, at no cost to you, a basic term life insurance plan, which may be supplemented by additional group life insurance available to you at group rates.
Short-Term Disability - Kroger Provides Various Programs depending on your position and location.
Long-Term Disability - Kroger offers employee-paid, long term disability with two optional benefit levels.
Flexible Spending Account Plan (Health Care and Dependent Day Care) - Kroger provides the opportunity for you to set aside pre-tax dollars from each paycheck and designate it to go to child care or health care expenses. This can represent significant savings when utilizing pre-tax health care & dependant care accounts.
- 401(K) Retirement Savings Account Plan — Kroger offers a pre-tax savings plan through payroll deductions, with a company mach.
Stock Options - Kroger provides the opportunity for eligible employees to grow financially as the company achieves business success.
Stock Purchase Plan — All employees are eligible to purchase Kroger stock through payroll deductions. To facilitate employee ownership in the Company, there are no fees or brokerage costs for buying or selling Kroger stock.
Long-Term Care — Employee paid, coverage for nursing, alternate care, facility care, home health care, adult care and informal care for you, your spouse, parents and parents-in-law.
Paid Vacation — Vacations are an important contributor to the health and vitality of our employees. The number of weeks of paid vacation increases with the number of years of service.
Continuing Education — Kroger provides a variety of programs and publications to help keep your professional knowledge up to date.
Professional Liability Druggist Coverage - Kroger provides professional insurance coverage protecting pharmacists, lawyers and architects, etc while employed by our organization.
The above describes health care, income protection, work/life and retirement benefits available to eligible associates of The Kroger Co.. In the event of a conflict between this or any other description of these benefits plans, the formal plan documents and insurance contracts will control. As with all company sponsored benefit plans, Kroger reserves the right to amend, modify, revoke or terminate these plans in whole or in part at any time. Benefits may vary depending on position/location/region. Check with specific division for more details.