Project Manager Engineering - Lamb Weston - Kennewick, WA

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 Summary

The position reports to the Lamb Weston’s Director Engineering. This position is responsible for managing and directing projects of varying size and scope. Projects may include investigating or developing processes, developing project concepts and budgets, troubleshooting or investigating technical issues or implementing capital projects. Project Manager’s also assist in the development of engineering resources, procedures and best practices. Project Manager’s may at times direct or be part of a project team(s). Project work including; design, CIR write-ups, preparing and presenting project reviews and presentations, developing contractor bid packages, overseeing project installation, cost tracking, training and startup assistance as well as post project support are normal work activities. This position works closely with the various levels of Operations Management, plant staff and production personnel. The position will participate in various project teams and work independently as required by the various assignments. This position requires the ability to travel and participate in projects at various locations as required to meet the project requirements.


Position Responsibilities

  • Lead direct reports and work with other department managers
  • Manage and drive engineering efforts in the plants and for corporate initiatives
  • Develop and advance engineering tools and training
  • Meet or exceed project  quality, cost and schedule metrics

Position Qualifications

  • 4-year degree in engineering or related field.
  • Professional Licensing or EIT desirable.
  • 15+ years process production, maintenance, engineering and/or supervisory experience.
  • Experience in manufacturing strongly preferred.
  • Food manufacturing experience desired.
  • Strong PC skills, to include Word, Excel and AUTOCAD.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to drive and otherwise travel to various locations to perform work.
  • Ability for extended travel and time away from home to complete projects at various project locations.
  • Valid US driver’s license and ability to meet ConAgra Foods driving standards


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.


To apply for this job, contact:
Phil Ziolkowski

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