Production Team Leader

ConAgra Foods (
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

Council Bluffs
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:

Leads team members to identify, manage, and execute the plants process improvement opportunities. Manages production staff to attain production and quality goals. Identifies problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolves issues. Ensures production resources including materials, equipment and human resources are available as needed to maintain production schedules. Supports continuous improvement goals in safety, quality, cost and customer service. Responsible for managing and owning various functions of the business and creating an engaged and team oriented work force in order to improve business results.

Job Duties:

  • Monitor production to ensure that quality, productivity, and cost standards are maintained.
  • Provide employee training to ensure that employees are performing job responsibilities effectively.
  • Assist with the supervision of sanitation operations as necessary to promote and maintain a clean and food safe environment.
  • Enforce plant rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Evaluate subordinate performance, communicate with employees, and provide information for work performance improvement.
  • Participate in the support of plant and company safety programs, promoting and maintaining a high level of awareness and adherence to defined employee safety requirements such as lock-out/tag-out, personal protective equipment, confined space entry, etc.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and loss
  • Knowledge of GMP’s
  • Working knowledge of plant equipment and safety
  • Ability to distinguish normal/abnormal
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Previous experience in a food-processing or manufacturing environment is a plus.
  • Ability to work weekends and/or shift work with a strong work ethic and employment history.
  • Must be available for a 2nd shift position.
  • A self-motivated individual that is able to multi-task and lead others.


  • Bachelors' degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Engineering, Food Science, Agricultural Sciences, or other Natural Science degrees preferred. Other degrees will be considered.
  • Two years+ supervisory experience preferred.
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • SAP experience preferred.


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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