Production Team Lead - Sauce - 2nd Shift - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Summary
Leads team members to identify, manage, and execute the plant’s 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.
Position Responsibilities
Ensure absolute quality and safety in all production activities.
Ensure proper training exists for all production employees.
Ensure proper sanitation processes are in place.
Ensure SAP requirements are met for assigned departments.
Interact with other departments about production and sanitation statuses.
Monitor and report employee performance.
Manage and assist line personnel as needed.
Attend and participate in all production/safety/quality/sanitation meetings.
Evaluate and review departmental budget.
Make budget requests.
Troubleshoot line problems with limited assistance.
Function with limited supervision.
Communicate with maintenance to ensure proper machine functioning.
Communicate employee needs to Shift Management.
Schedule and post overtime hours.
Conduct duties specific to areas of plant.
Collaborate with Human Resources in dealing with employee corrective action procedures
Responsible for reporting any food safety issues to management
Position Qualifications
BS Degree strongly preferred
3+ years of production supervisory experience preferred or proven leadership skills / ability
Understanding of Food Safety Guidelines/Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and safe practice and procedures
Understanding of government regulations (FDA, USDA)
SAP experience required
Understanding of HACCP
Basic supervisory skills
Union experience preferred
Food manufacturing and/or packaging skills required
Must be results oriented with strong people skills
Ability to be flexible and adapt to all circumstances
Requires competencies in building effective teams, conflict management, and motivation.
Flexibility with shifts.
Problem solving skills are essential
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.
Our Benefits:
We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:
Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
Wealth: great salaries, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
Balance: paid-time off , flexible work-schedules
Our Company:
Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye®, Marie Callender's®, Banquet®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Reddi-wip®, and Vlasic®, and emerging brands, including Angie's® BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke's®, Earth Balance®, Gardein®, and Frontera®.
We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit
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.