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Quality Development Associate - Future Opportunities 2022

Company: Conagra Brands, Inc.
Location: Darien
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

This job posting is an "Evergreen Requisition" designed to gather talent for current or future open positions. It Is a way for Conagra to expedite the hiring process when there is a need to fill that type of role. By applying to an Evergreen Requisition, you are expressing your interest in a particular job function within Conagra. Your application will be reviewed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist who may reach out to learn more about your career interests, and how that may best fit with Conagra. In addition to submitting your resume to an Evergreen Requisition, we encourage you to create a job search agent to be alerted when positions in your areas of interest become available. Job Summary The Quality Development Program (QDP), with focus on Quality Assurance and Management, provides an accelerated training program for college graduates who have an ability to excel in today's manufacturing environment. The program will provide you with exposure to the various facets of Quality and Supply Chain within a diverse manufacturing organization and an opportunity to develop into a future Quality leader. The QDP will build on your technical skillsets by providing exposure to experienced Conagra Brands professionals through manufacturing settings. You will report into a Quality Manager throughout the program. Assignments will typically last 18-24 months but will vary based on several factors including your industry experience, career aspirations, and business need. During the program, you will work as part of a team to lead process improvement opportunities and support a food safety culture. Position Responsibilities * Assure products meet all food safety and quality requirements * Ensure required information for products are documented, updated, and available * Conduct data analysis and analyze trends for process control improvements * Lead plant Quality processes * Support continuous improvement goals in safety, quality, cost reduction and customer service * Manage quality staff to attain quality goals and production schedules * Identify problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolve issues * Develop implementation plans and standards * Lead important improvement processes * Learn core-responsibilities in the ConAgra Performance System (CPS) Position Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in Food/Nutritional Sciences, Biological Sciences, Engineering, or a related discipline * Leadership experience * Statistical process control knowledge * Ability to react to daily situations without losing sight of strategy * Desire to grow within our Quality Department * Ability to relocate and to travel up to 20% 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.

Keywords: Conagra Brands, Inc., Rockford , Quality Development Associate - Future Opportunities 2022, Other , Darien, Illinois

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