ConAgra Foods Reviews

Updated October 16, 2014
Updated October 16, 2014
265 Reviews
2.9
265 Reviews
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ConAgra Foods President, CEO, and Director Gary M. Rodkin
Gary M. Rodkin
168 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance can be good depending on your manager (in 30 reviews)

  • Excellent pay and benefits, and the company values are outstanding (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • No work life balance because of cutting positions to the bone (in 8 reviews)

  • Upper Management need to create co-authorship with employee (in 12 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Overall good, opportunities to those who are open

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Employee in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - IT Employee in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at ConAgra Foods full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Telecommuting, early out summer Fridays, work out facilities, jeans dress for the day

    Cons

    The loss of PMO staff, musical chairs aka hotelling, high cost of benefits, agile is not a good fit for all types of projects.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees, training, agile is not a good fit for most projects.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    It was a job. That's about it.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Processor in Quincy, MI
    Current Employee - Processor in Quincy, MI

    I have been working at ConAgra Foods full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent Pay
    Unionized
    Easy Work
    Good cross training

    Cons

    You're only a number to them.
    Lazy Co-workers
    Unionized
    Extremely Boring - Mind numbing work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If someone has credentials to move up in your company and is a person with an education, try to help them out before you lose the potential of having a great employee.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Columbia, SC
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Columbia, SC

    I have been working at ConAgra Foods full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    demanding work and rewarding work

    Cons

    not enough support for job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ensure personnel have the proper support and job training.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Team Leader with ConAgra Foods Newport TN

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Newport, TN
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Newport, TN

    I worked at ConAgra Foods full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The pay is better than average

    Cons

    No work / life balanc, high frequency of management turnover, unreasonable and unattainable expectations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be part of the solution and work together as a team to make it a better place and increase productivity. Promote the good workers and help them be successful instead of setting them up for failure.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    its ok

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Visalia, CA
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Visalia, CA

    I have been working at ConAgra Foods full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I don't like it here

    Cons

    not enough pay for a tough job

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Current employee

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at ConAgra Foods full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Half day Friday during the summer
    Good benefits
    Good people
    Reasonable expectations

    Cons

    It is not clear on what it takes to get promoted
    Eventual new CEO could make big changes so the future is not clear
    Poor recent strategy and execution has resulted in layoffs and lower morale.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest when things are bad so we can take advantage of opportunities when things are good.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Major food company lacks vision and courage at it's executive management level.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Director in Omaha, NE

    I worked at ConAgra Foods full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Has some great people that are dedicated to making a difference.

    Cons

    Executive leadership lacks the courage to make the hard and mandatory decisions for it's Supply Chain.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to "clean house" of the old guard that is in power. They lack vision, integrity and leadership to make the tough decisions for the company's future. They need to bring in competent leaders to right the ship.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    ConAgra's Re-Org - Poorly handled

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Omaha, NE

    I worked at ConAgra Foods full-time

    Pros

    Summer schedule - Fri pm corporate offices are closed

    Cons

    Engineering / technology - lag behind the time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Place trurnover rate on top of CEO's score card.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at ConAgra Foods full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, summer hours (half day friday), Omaha is a great city if you have a family. Very supportive leadership.

    Cons

    Average pay, hard to advance into leadership roles. No profit sharing. This company is a leader but is American. there are no international opportunities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    hold people accountable. people make mistakes doing their best. people make mistakes because they don't do due dilligence - hold them accountable.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Horrible

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consumer Affairs Specialist in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Consumer Affairs Specialist in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at ConAgra Foods full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Work life balance, pay, benefits,

    Cons

    unstable, lay off, lack of communication, cut throat

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communication

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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