Quality Technician - 1st Shift - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (www.conagra.com)


  full-time   employee

Maple Grove
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.
Must be willing and able to work 1st shift schedule hours of 7am - 7pm every Sunday, Mon, Tues, and every other Wednesday.
Pay rate:
Job Summary:
Perform component, packaging, information, process and product quality checks to ensure company objectives and customer expectations are met. Act as a role model for safety and encourage fellow employees to work in a safe manner.
Essential Job Functions:
Execute quality checks on finished material
Visually and physically inspect each unique impression position
Moisture checks (gravimetric, Aqua Measure, Max 1000, NDC, etc.)
UPC scan quality rating
Glue weights (lab, NDC, etc.)
Registration, print, appearance and other critical visual attributes
Measuring web width, repeat length and other critical dimensions
Produce color standards and product samples
COF test on the TMI Monitor/Slip and friction tester
Produce handmade popcorn bags for functional testing in microwave
Other prescribed testing, inspecting and quality functions
Execute quality checks on incoming raw materials, including but not limited to:
Wetting tension of metalized material
Optical density of metalized films
Qualitative method for determining Quilon treatment
Perform solid check on all incoming bulk adhesives
Perform all required lab test, maintain records, and complete reports – as assigned
Learn and execute computer skills required by the position (Including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Communicate with the shift supervisor and line operator of inadequate quality attributes and unsafe actions/conditions
Work safely, utilizing all required personal protective equipment
Familiarize yourself with new equipment, test procedures and policies
Practice and support by all policies and procedures established by the company
Maintain a clean and healthy work environment
Must be willing and able to work in a culture built around continuous improvement, change, and align to the plant goals.
Collaborate with line operators and shift supervisor to eliminate substandard quality.
Collaborate on rejection of raw materials with line operators and shift supervisors.
Model the company principles of Respectful, Relentless, Accountable
Talk through issues in a constructive manner where issues are the focus of discussion and provide constructive criticism in a positive manner
Be proficient with the new equipment used by QA Technicians
Develop communication, process improvement techniques, trouble-shooting knowledge, computer skills, and test techniques, always striving to be and do your best
Train backup Quality Technicians
Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Standing, reaching and walking
Unrestricted color perception
Ability to read/write English and communicate effectively with press team
Ability to perform arithmetic functions and trend analysis
Ability to use critical thinking to plan and problem-solve
Ability to react positively to change & be flexible when dealing with work or people issues.
High school diploma or equivalent required
Two years Quality experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
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.