Packaging Intern (Spring 2017)

ConAgra Foods (
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

Build your career at ConAgra Foods.  At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-paced workplace.

Job Title:                 Packaging Intern

Operating Group:    Research, Quality and Innovation

Location:                 Omaha, Nebraska


Status:                    6-months

                              January - June 2017


Position Summary:

Support packaging department on technical project tasks toward the development and commercialization of new, improved and cost-reduced packaging.  Support delivery of technology objectives and meets individual goals.


Position Responsibilities:

·         Values: Adhere to core values and beliefs of CAG

·         Expertise: Low level of complexity in tasks, expected to be a quick learner

·         Leadership Skills: Openness to coaching / mentoring, ability to seek out information as needed

·         Technical Skills: Execute experiments, participate in plant trials and prepare results for review. Apply knowledge of technical field to work & maintain awareness of technical developments in field.

·         Communication Skills: Prepare and present results, both written & oral, to supervisor.

·         Contribute to preparation of technical reports. Develop & issue technical specifications.

·         Fiscal & Strategic long range plans: Understanding of strategies as appropriate for project assignments.

·         Risk Management / Problem Solving / Work Plans: Perform technical project related tasks, may manage small projects independently.

·         Management of Direct Reports: None

·         Relevant Budget accountabilities: Complete project tasks on budget, appropriate attention to cost considerations

·         Travel Requirements: May travel up to 30% of time. Must be able to travel independently and as a responsible CAG representative.

·         Work Environment: Office, laboratory, pilot plant and plant environments

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

Progress towards a B.S. degree in Packaging or related technical field. Related fields include: Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Arts, and Industrial Engineering


ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Research and Development

To apply for this job, contact:
Phil Ziolkowski

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