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Electronics tech (Former Employee), Hermiston, ORMay 24, 2014
A typical day started by checking in with the tech from the previous shift and getting the radio. Then there was a safety meeting and then daily rounds. After that I would work on any projects I had or fix any issues that would come up. Often times I would work with other maintance departments helping them with any fixes they need to do.
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ConAgra management was reactive and not focused, but the salary and benefits were very good
Key Account Manager (Former Employee), Mount Pleasant, SCMay 18, 2014
Pros: pay, benefits, co-workers
Cons: corporate disfunction
ConAgra Foods compensation, benefits, and other areas were very good. However the corporate culture was one of reactive, knee jerk actions based on short term results and numbers.

My position was eliminated in 2011, and I was the victim of downsizing. Several aspects of this job loss bothered me tremendously. First, I had one of my best years as an – more... account manager, increased business by over 16% from the previous year, was well within accrual spending guidelines, and achieved over 80% acceptance of new items in my customers. Secondly, the day I was informed my position had been eliminated, my immediate supervisor sent me an email informing me of a 3% RAISE. I was fired and received my largest raise in my six years with ConAgra. Talk about a corporate left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing? – less
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I worked here for 23 years
Purchasing Coordinator (Former Employee), Carol Stream, ILMay 6, 2014
Pros: the people i worked with
Cons: i felt my job was sucure and i was let go unexpectedly
I worked for ConAgra Foods for 23 years. In my last position as a Purchasing Coordinator a new Director was hired and the supply chain was reorganized and my position was eliminated.
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Enjoyable place to work.
Inventory Control Clerk (Current Employee), Ogden, UTApril 30, 2014
I have learned how to track and report Inventory. I work with some great people.
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Safe clean enviroment
Process Coordinator (Former Employee), Grand Rapids, MIApril 28, 2014
Pros: good work force
Cons: to many short weeks
Change in product SKU's plant produced did not leave enough volume to remain open
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productive
Team Leader (Current Employee), Indianapolis, INApril 23, 2014
productive, an employer that care about safety, well being of staff and value their customers. [conagro, food you love]
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About my work history and what I love to do
Warehouse Worker (Former Employee), Kansas City, KSApril 23, 2014
Pros: customers, co workers, benefits
Cons: 410k, stocks
my typical day at work consisted of entering in customers info to complete there application and customer services answering all there question about the application or account. I have learned several different departments through my years with company. I m very muti tasker can do more than one project at a time. I like to different reports and new – more... projects for managements and help out the team as much as I can. I work good in large groups and small groups settings. I work as a team to get my work done if is need also work good on my own as well. Hardest part about my job would be organized more because some time I have more than one report or project going on so I seem to be a bit scattered. The most enjoyable part of my job is talking to all of the customers and helping them out. I love talking to them all and answering the questions about the application or accounts. – less
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Great Work Environment
Quality Assurance Technician (Former Employee), Little Rock, ARApril 22, 2014
Pros: great benifits, better work environment, excelent pay
Cons: plant was closed
The people that I worked with made this job hard to leave. I learned how to really Multitask holding two positions with the company.
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Good paying job,
Purchasing Coordinator (Former Employee), King City, CAApril 20, 2014
Pros: good health coverage. very good severance pay.
Cons: when you work for a big company you are known as a # not by name.
Always new changes, Very good place to work. A typical day was taken up by having meeting all the time and it would put you behind in your work. Management was always changing. The hardest part
was when our plant Teamster workforce went on strike and we had to cross the picket lines since we were administrative personnel and strike lasted for 3 seasons. – more... The second hardest part was hearing from main headquarters that they were closing our plant after over 41 years in business. – less
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Good potential - Long way to go
Employee (Current Employee), OhioApril 18, 2014
Pros: lots of employee recognition
Cons: bit of the "good ole boy" program still around.
Conagra is a very good place to work. Like any place it has its issues but I think they are small. There is a lot of room for advancement as it is an ever growing company.
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Productive and fun workplace
Processing Coordinator (Current Employee), Grand Rapids, MIApril 16, 2014
Productive and fun workplace,Productive and fun workplace,Productive and fun workplace
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Great place to learn on the job and advance if you have the desire to do so
Group Lead (Current Employee), Wyoming, MIApril 15, 2014
Pros: good vacation and pto available
Cons: reliability
ConAgra is a large corporation always looking to trim the bottom line. They are know for closing smaller plants and distributing the products made to other larger facilities. Job security therefor is always up in the air. Benefits are great, 401K could be better matched and with such a huge company profit sharing would be nice but does not exist. Tuition – more... reimbursement if you are looking to further your education. Good work environment created by the employees but ConAgra is more focused on bottom line then employees. – less
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3rd shift maintenance
mechanic (Former Employee), carrollton txApril 14, 2014
Pros: steady work
Cons: 1 awlful supervisor
3rd shift has 3 possible supervisors,because they rotate,1 of them does not belong in that position,spent most of his time while I was their outside posted up smoking cigarettes.did not ever have a handle on the situation at hand and is not respected by any of the night shift mechanics.
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Excellent pay and benefits, but work is your life and no advancement
Systems and Network Administrator (Current Employee), Omaha, NEApril 13, 2014
Pros: pay
Cons: everything else
Very competitive wages. There is no work/life balance even though management perceives they are 'working on it'. Promotions are not based on your capabilities, but how well you go along with the politics. The leads on teams do far less than those they are supposed to lead. Not a female-friendly environment.
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Decent place to work. Lots of change.
Brand Management (Former Employee), Naperville, ILApril 10, 2014
Location is often an issue for many commuting from the city. Lots of change in the organization currently.
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Great work/life balance that comes at a price...
Business Systems Analyst (Current Employee), Omaha, NEApril 8, 2014
Pros: free popcorn
Cons: managers that say "desire is irrelevant in your career"
The price is management that does not care much about employee development. Managers say one thing, do another.

Most Co-workers are great, but the way ConAgra works is that nobody will get fired unless they have a personal improvement plan, but that lasts 6 months and your manager is rarely the same in 6 months.
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Needed tuition money to complete education
Raw Meat Production Labor (Former Employee), Troy, OHApril 8, 2014
Pros: company sales on slim jims
Cons: poor health and dental plan, stingy on vacation days
Temporary position to provide tuition for college.
Very limited training mostly O.J. T. but as a quick learner I received to promotions in 10 months.
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Network Administrator (Former Employee), Downers Grove, ILApril 6, 2014
Very well organized company with very good management. Enjoyed the ability to travel as part of my job.
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Just OK
Team Lead/Shift Lead (Current Employee), Rensselaer, INApril 5, 2014
Opportunity for advancement is there. Future is unclear and undefined.
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It was a good job
Freezer Employee (Former Employee), Paterson, WAApril 4, 2014
Pros: offered breaks often, were considerate of workers and treated workers fair.
Cons: far to drive
Have to be a hard worker and work the whole time. It was very cold in the freezer, but other than that the only hard part was working for 12 hours.

About ConAgra Foods

ConAgra Foods fills the refrigerators, freezers, and pantries of most households. The company produces name-brand packaged and – Read more

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