Maintenance Mechanic 2nd Shift

Conagra Brands

Darien, WI

Shift: This role is 2nd Shift, 2:00 PM-10:00 PMHourly Rate: $24.86 an hour + $1.00 shift differential

Do you have a taste for something big? If you're looking for the opportunity to reach your potential, consider Conagra Brands as your next career destination. Conagra Brands in Darien, WI a local supplier of Birds Eye products, is seeking qualified individuals to fill entry level openings in the production department for 1st shift. Reporting to Production Supervisors, you will work on-site at one of Conagra's largest manufacturing facilities with over 800 employees.


  • Assist in the installation, overhaul, operation, and preventative maintenance on plant equipment to insure efficient operation without direct or constant supervision and with minimum downtime. This includes conveyor/shaker systems, corn/pea/lima bean processing equipment, blanchers, palletizers, air cleaners, pumps, filters, air/hydraulic systems, case sealers.
  • Help set up production lines and change over lines to help daily production run.
  • Perform a variety of minor building and grounds maintenance activities.
  • Be able to begin to detect defects in equipment before major breakdowns occur.
  • Complete training programs, on all equipment, or technology maintaining "C" maintenance mechanic status, and preparing for "B" maintenance mechanic status.
  • Safely operate basic shop power tools, i.e.: drill press, grinders, etc. Perform elementary sheet metal fabrication
  • Assist in work such as aligning sprockets and pulleys, and setting up or modifying equipment
  • Perform other tasks as required by lead personnel or the supervisor within the expectations of efficient plant operations and the ability and skill level of a maintenance mechanic "C"


  • Be proficient in English (writing and speaking) to perform all duties
  • Can complete basic arithmetic (add, subtract, multiply and divide)
  • Can maintain forklift certification.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 60lbs occasionally through the shift.
  • Can walk, stand, crouch, kneel and bend constantly through the entire shift.
  • Can work 8, 10 or 12 hours in a shift, either day or night
  • Must learn and follow safe working practices (Safety Absolutes)
  • Must learn and follow manufacturing control points and practices (Standard Work)
  • Must learn and follow quality control points and practices (GMP's/HACCP/FSMA)
  • Must work well with others as a production team
  • Must have reliable attendance


  • High School Diploma or GED/equivalent is preferred

Why Conagra Brands – Darien?

  • Overtime Eligibility (based on business needs)
  • Excellent benefit package
  • Up to 10 paid Holidays per year
  • 401K and vacation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Store
Anticipated Close Date: April 16, 2024Location: Darien, Wisconsin

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, 401(k) and stock purchase plan
  • Growth: online courses, virtual and on-site development experiences
  • Balance: paid-time off

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. Guided by an entrepreneurial spirit, our Company combines a rich heritage of making great food with a sharpened focus on innovation. Our portfolio is evolving to satisfy people's changing food preferences. Our iconic brands, such as Birds Eye, Duncan Hines, Healthy Choice, Marie Callender's, Reddi-wip, and Slim Jim, and emerging brands, including Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein, and Frontera, offer choices for every occasion.

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. ​