Maintenance Supervisor

Conagra Brands

Council Bluffs, IA

Job Summary

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you will lead team members in the maintenance department that have an overall impact to production lines and affiliated equipment, buildings and grounds. This will include scheduling work and workforce to meet production demands, maintain the preventative maintenance system and work toward exceeding the plants safety and uptime goals. You will help establish mechanical integrity and equipment reliability programs to ensure employee safety provide environmental security and maximize the plant's availability, product quality, and cost effectiveness. Leverage internal and external resources to provide daily direction and solutions for the workforce.

You will:

  • Train, motivate and direct employees to follow safe work methods and standard procedures to ensure efficient use of employees

  • Monitor downtime occurrences and efficiencies of the production lines, paying special attention for maintenance and mechanical trends.

  • Maintain equipment for efficient operation within maintenance budget; operate within the constraint of the union contract and USDA regulations.

  • Seek continuous improvement in the Maintenance Department employees and the efficiencies of the production lines.

  • Assume full ownership of predictive and preventive maintenance activities including oil analysis, vibration analysis, engine-compressor analysis, and infrared thermography.

  • Evaluate PM/PDM activities and frequencies to ensure optimum use of workforce and resources in maximizing equipment reliability.

  • Assume to insure safe and healthy workplace for everyone. Follow all safety procedures and, incorporate safety and health in all jobs and tasks.

  • Involves all associates in a team concept, keeping personnel safety, food safety and uptime as the top priorities.

  • Follow safe work practices, follow GMP's, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained.

  • Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.

You Have:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required, Bachelor's Degree (B.S.) in Mechanical engineering or other technical degree program

  • 3+ years of previous maintenance experience

  • Working knowledge of plant equipment and safety

  • Experience with Preventative Maintenance programs.

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 pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
  • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
  • Balance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)

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. ​