Associate Engineer - Campus Hires

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.

This position is expected to feed future vacancies within operations such as Project Engineer, Maintenance Team Leader, or Maintenance Manager.  These are all full-time, salaried, exempt position.  The goal of this program is to give new hire engineers meaningful exposure and insight into operations, processes, and mechanical exposure within our facilities.  This experience will be valuable in future decision making and understanding and allow for an optimum transition into an engineering or maintenance manager role within our company.  The program summary includes:

  • Be assigned to a training program that would last one to two years, depending on when the employee completes the Process Quality (PQ) Certification Program.
  • The initial assignment within the program would be working as a Team Leader Production position in one of our facilities.
  • Will be required to complete Foundations of Leadership and the PQ Training Programs and would be required to complete the PQ Certification.
  • Assignments during this time would include Engineering and/or Maintenance projects when possible.
  • Mentoring to be done by the Plant Engineering Manager, Project Engineer and Production Manager.
  • During this initial assignment the incumbent will be tasked with monitoring production to insure that safety, quality and cost standards are maintained;
  • Evaluate subordinate performance, communicate with employees and provide information for work performance improvement;



  • Bachelors’ degree in engineering; civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, etc
  • One to two years production processing or supervisory experience is desired
  • Excellent PC skills, to include Windows, Word, and Excel.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Previous experience in a food-processing environment is highly preferred.
  • Ability to work weekends and/or shift work with a strong work ethic and employment history



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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