Quality Technician

Conagra Brands

North Mankato, MN


Shift: This role is 2nd Shift, 6:00 PM-6:00 AMHourly Rate: $23.00 an hour + $1.50 shift differential

Conduct activities concerned with the quality assurance of production processes, materials, and products by performing the following responsibilities. You will report to the Quality Manager onsite at the North Mankato, MN plant.

Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  • Maintain compliance of HACCP and SQF plans along with Q.A. and production programs
  • Lead product changeover coordination on the Kitchen side.
  • Perform routine quality analysis of our food manufacturing process
  • Record and manage results of daily, weekly and monthly quality checks and audits
  • Assess and report quality related trends, requests and policies effectiveness to the QA Manager
  • Review HACCP & SQF paperwork for deviations and resolve, within established timelines
  • Maintain Q.A. hold accuracy and identify causes of deviations and corrective actions
  • Resolve concerns identified under Quality Assurance Programs
  • Communicate with cell/crew/managers of concerns and help resolve those concerns
  • Coordinate and clarify Q.A. policies for all areas of the facility
  • Perform regular quality and food safety training to all employees
  • Work with production to eliminate program deviations which result in non-compliance records or documentation
  • Report & assist sensory analysis for plant, R&D and co-manufacturer products.
  • Skills
  • Analyze common internal reports and supporting documents
  • Work with and apply mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical process control.
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Develop basic excel and word spreadsheets along with basic PowerPoint presentations
  • Education or Experience
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or 1 or more years related training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Travel & Physical Demands
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. You can perform light physical activity as part of the essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the tasks of this Job, you are required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell with reasonable accommodation. You must frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds with reasonable accommodation.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities or responsibilities required of you. Job tasks and time spent doing them may change based on business need. #LI-Onsite

Anticipated Close Date: August 1, 2024Location: North Mankato, Minnesota

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 www.conagrabrands.com.

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. ​

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