• Manufacturing Project Manager Engineering Chicago
  • CONAGRA in Chicago, IL, United States
  • jobs
  • 5 days ago

jobs description

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, you'll plan single or multiple projects, range in complexity. These capital projects will require inter-disciplinary engineering teams, engineers and partners. You will manage all aspects of project safety, scope development, cost estimates, regular cost forecasts and schedule by collaborating within the engineering organization and with other... departments. We ask that you manage all resources and influence team members to resolve issues and manage conflict. Knowledge of technology employed in the food industry and would also understand how the application of the technologies impacts their partners. Navigate staged gate processes to take a project from concept to production.

Responsibilities Include:
• Manage a range of medium to large projects
• Manage multiple project staffs of up to 5 - 15 engineering professionals (may be a combination of internal and consulting engineers)
• Ensure that all project planning, deliverables, reporting, and spending forecasts are managed and are delivered within safety, cost, schedule and performance success criteria
• External interaction will include, however, is not limited to, equipment vendors, construction contractors, engineering services contractors, local / state / federal government agencies, and co-manufacturing organizations.
• Complete assigned projects by using workflows with Innovation, Operations and Platform Groups
• Approximately 75% Travel is required to internal and co-manufacturer manufacturing plants, vendors, suppliers, engineering service providers, and any other sites required to complete projects. Travel will involve domestic and international.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with 4 years of Project Management Experience
• OR 8 years of equivalent Project Management experience in the food or pharmaceutical or industrial industries
• Direct accountability for projects with complexity of at least $5 million
• End-to-end Project Management Experience
• We ask that you travel up to 75% travel within North America
• Remote locations Denver, CO and east and within reasonable proximity (50 miles) to a major airport
• At this time, we require applicants for this role to be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring employer sponsorship either now or in the future.




Annual Base Salary: $123,000.00 - $147,000.00

The annual salary listed above is the expected offering for this position. An employee’s actual annual salary will be based on but not limited to: location, relevant experience/level and skillset, while balancing internal Conagra employees’ equity. Conagra Brands will comply with applicable law regarding minimum salaries for exempt employees.

Anticipated Close Date:
June 30, 2024

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. 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. ​
Chicago IL USA (+1 other)


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