ConAgra Foods

www.conagrafoods.com
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Great place to work when senior leadership is implementing big changes in the company - long term plan for sustaingrowth

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Current Employee - Manager, Consumer Insights in Omaha, NE
Current Employee - Manager, Consumer Insights in Omaha, NE

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

Pros

Great CEO with great vision and influence. Lots of great people to work with. Strong internal pride for the company and its brands.

Cons

Lack of trust among some employees. Big corporation with some bureaucracie and time-consuming processes. Hard to recruit and retain talent in headquarter.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Walk the talk. Keep working on a culture that fosters trust, respect, and self-empowerment.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

316 Other Employee Reviews for ConAgra Foods (View Most Recent)

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    Big budgets and systems but extremely top-heavy and political

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at ConAgra Foods full-time

    Pros

    Large Budgets, best-in-class technologies, and high-performance DC 2.0 compute platform. Competitive pay.

    Cons

    Top-heavy corporate structure, understaffed, overworked, hostile and political work environment. Poor performance rating platform. The business side controls every aspect of IT.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More workers, less management!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Overall Positive about Conagra Operations

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor
    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor

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

    Pros

    Worked two years at plant that was shutdown in 2011. Company did superlative job of providing support, training, job hunting support, and severance pay, starting a year in advance of shutdown, for all employees.
    It was understood that Conagra wanted to do right by everyone, and did.

    Cons

    Supervisory work days were initially scheduled 12 hours a day: in a 24 hour environment, but were usually 14+ hours, due to meetings before and after.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Way too much management turnover at all levels. Half of positions are held long-term, but others turnover frequently, particularly among floor supervisors.
    Ability to move within the company is good, and should continue.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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