procuction/sanitaiton (Former Employee), Russellville, AR – May 6, 2015
Pros: wages and insurance
Cons: short breaks
I enjoyed working here. The pay was fantastic. I enjoyed the people I worked with. I enjoyed working overtime because it helped me in a big way financially. The work was sometimes hard. In production there was a lot to remember and a lot of heavy lifting. Sanitation was very hot.
There were 10 hour shifts at the plant. Four days on and three off. There was also opportunity for overtime available. There were extreme temperature environments that you had to adjust to. I could go – more... from 32 degree temperature into 100+ degree temperatures in the same minute because of the meat product we worked with. So if you are bundled up for the cold and have to go to the warmer temp environment it can be very uncomfortable. Most of the folks were easy to work with. But I think that the extreme temperatures caused some employees to be more irritable than they would probably normally be. Management usually stayed away and allowed the Team Leads to handle the floor supervision. Supervisors only did a walk through. I would say the hardest part was adjusting to the environment change. I enjoyed being able to work without someone micro-managing my every move. – less
It was great learning the food industry and great people
Lead Supervisor (Former Employee), Moorefield, WV – April 20, 2015
Pros: they cared about the employees had yearly bonuses and picnics
Cons: training spanish people at the beginning was hard
a day at work was full of different duties like training new people and making sure mistakes weren't made learned the cooking industry from beginning to end management were always willing to listen to new ideas and help at anytime our team was great we worked well together the fast pace was hard at times but learning how to be the best supervisor I could be was awseome
Lead person (Former Employee), Russellville, AR – April 12, 2015
In my experience with ConAgra Foods, they did not want me to go to college, would not work with my everyday life, such as doctor's appointments and such, and did not care anything about advancement opportunities, – more... even though I was a Leadperson for four years there and was ready when I was let go and, the only reason I was let go, was the fact that they will not work with college students. They forced me to choose to either call in late everyday, four days a week, or drop two classes, which would have put me behind even more than I already am. I would NOT recommend this company for anyone with a family or anyone trying to go to school. – less
Assembly Line Worker (Former Employee), Dickson, TN – March 23, 2015
Pros: decent coworkers
Cons: standing in one spot
Working at ConAgra, it was hard, because I ran into a few safety problems and it was not fixed. I also found bugs in some of the food and no one followed the procedures that were required to sanitize the line afterwards.