Engineering Maintenance Manager - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (


  full-time   employee

United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Job Summary
Develops and implements overall plant technical strategies and tactics focused on engineering projects, maintenance and stores improvement programs. Develops vertical start-up processes to ensure implementation of low loss production systems. Provides solutions to technical problems and recommendations for improvements in production activities, and manages the plant technical organization. Develops and leads plant specific engineering and maintenance strategies to achieve key performance goals. Creates and manages all plant technical expense budgets and works with Corporate Engineering to deliver the capital budget. Supports and/or leads plant Early Management (EM) Pillar. 7 years related experience.
Position Responsibilities
Assist Plant in establishing safety of all of our associates as the plant’s first objective.
Lead the cross-functional development and implementation of the capital plan including the engagement of related Plant and Corporate functions such as, but not limited to Safety, Sanitation, Quality, Environmental, Operations, Maintenance, Finance and Operations
Collaborate with the Plant in setting clearly delineated roles, responsibilities and accountabilities consistent with the principles of CPS.
Fostering a team based problem solving methodology.
Support the Plant in driving business literacy through education of key business issues and concepts.
Work with Platform Engineering Director to resource projects including, but not limited to Engineering Project Manager, Subject Matter Expert and Start-up Manager roles.
Assist Plant in delivering financial objectives.
Support the Plant in conducting internal systems audits as required.
Support the Plant in providing direction and lead the EM Pillar Team in the development of long and short term plans and goals for the Plant.
Support the Plant in providing project and technical support to the plant and division when required.
Support the Plant in participating on and leading project teams that improve safety, quality, utilization, labor relations, sanitation, costs and customer service.
Demonstrate ability to utilize available application computer programs.
Demonstrate executive maturity through decision making and effective communication with various departments and managers to ensure plant resources are efficiently utilized in maximizing true efficiency.
Lead the Plant in preparing and conducting necessary team meetings for proper communications and development of teams. Must also have the ability to work with Maintenance, Quality, Production and Warehouse teams to create a cooperative environment.
Responsible for giving work direction and coordinating mechanical and clerical activities in the maintenance department.
Position Qualifications
Engineering Degree required.
Five years experience in Food Manufacturing; three years Training experience preferred.
Leadership skills to work as a peer and advisor to other departments;
Ability to rotate shifts and work weekends and holidays when required;
Excellent communication and presentation skills; Computer applications skills;
Key Leadership Competencies: Integrity/Trust, Ethics/Values, Action Oriented, Conflict Management, Customer Focus, Decision Quality, Managing Diversity, Functional/Technical Skills, Managerial Courage, Priority Setting, Drive for Results, Sizing up People, Building Effective Teams, Managing Vision and Purpose.
Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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.