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Project Manager Engineering (Frozen)

Conagra Brands, Inc. • Omaha, NE
a month ago

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, you will plan single or multiple projects; range in complexity. These capital projects will require inter-disciplinary engineering teams engineers and partners. You will manage all aspects of scope development, cost estimates and schedule by collaborating within the engineering organization and with other departments. We ask that you manage all resources and influence team members to resolve issues and manage conflict. You should have a knowledge of technology employed in the food industry and would also understand how the application of the technologies impacts their partners. Exposure to structured gate processes to take a product from concept to production is essential.

Position Responsibilities

  • Travel is required to internal and co-manufacturer manufacturing plants, vendors, suppliers, engineering service providers, and any other sites required to successfully execute projects. Travel will involve domestic and international.
  • You will work with leadership positions within and outside the Supply Chain function
  • External interaction will include, however, is not limited to, equipment vendors, construction contractors, engineering services contractors, local / state / federal government agencies, and co-manufacturing organizations.
  • You will be a Technical Leader and an expert in Project Management and has demonstrated accomplishments and contributions to meet business needs
  • You will manage a range of medium to large projects
  • You will manage multiple project staffs of up to 5 - 15 engineering professionals (may be a combination of internal and consulting engineers)
  • Complete assigned projects by using workflows with Innovation, Operations and Platform Groups
  • Ensure that all project planning, deliverables, reporting, and spending forecasts are managed and are delivered within cost, schedule and performance success criteria

Position Qualifications

  • 8+ years of total experience in Food Manufacturing
  • 5+ years of Project Management experience
  • BS in an Engineering discipline
  • Have Frozen Food Experience
  • Experience managing several $5MM + capital projects and a progression through multiple roles in the Food Manufacturing industry
  • This position is located in Omaha NE or Russellville, AR
  • Variable depending on project timing, but up to 50% to 70% travel at times


Our Benefits:

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:

  • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
  • Wealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
  • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
  • Balance: paid-time off, paternal leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye®, Marie Callender's®, Banquet®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Reddi-wip®, and Vlasic®, and emerging brands, including Angie's® BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke's®, Earth Balance®, Gardein®, and Frontera®.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law. ​