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Former Employee - Controller in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Controller in Chicago, IL

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

Pros

Great culture, people were supportive and encouraging

Cons

Lousy Pay, not so great benefits

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    If you enjoy being a robot in a cage... (IT Department)

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    Former Employee - Associate Business Analyst in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Associate Business Analyst in Omaha, NE

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

    Pros

    -Exposure to management
    -SAP Experience
    -Exposure to multiple branches of business

    Cons

    -Jump through hoops to have any chance of getting promoted
    -Weak pay scale and bonus structure
    -Targets are constantly moving
    -Collaboration is needed to get everything done, yet no one ever "has time" for you

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Have a person's actual day-to-day manager decide on pay raises and promotions rather than a room full of people who never interact with this person. Everything is decided by a bunch of bs entries on a spreadsheet. Very corporate and bureaucratic in this sense.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Satisfactory advancement opportunities

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    Former Employee - Team Leader Quality in Hermiston, OR
    Former Employee - Team Leader Quality in Hermiston, OR

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

    Pros

    Some ability to affect change in the plant at a supervisory level
    Good culture of quality in the plant
    Reasonable efforts to train and build talent in-house
    24/7 operation on shift work means a reliable schedule of 40-50hrs/week
    Time off / Work scheduling is very flexible

    Cons

    Managers promoted too quickly up the ranks leads to some poor plant leadership
    Too much red tape & delay on fixing problems / not enough communication on spending priorities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have a 15 min meeting each week to listen to ideas from your sups and give a "yes, no, let me think about it" answer to their ideas.
    Walk the floor on all shifts, especially when large issues arise
    Only ask of your workers what you are willing to follow-through on - rolling out a new program might look good for you in the short run, but it won't pay dividends if people don't feel like their efforts are worth the sweat they give it.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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