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Conagra Brands Overview

Chicago, IL
10000+ employees
1919
Company - Public (CAG)
Manufacturing
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Conagra Brands (NYSE: CAG) is an approximately $8 billion company that combines a rich heritage of making great food with a sharpened focus and entrepreneurial spirit. We’re transforming the way we operate to fulfill what consumers and customers want, in a smart ... Read more

Mission: Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. We persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results.

Conagra Brands – Why Work For Us?


Conagra Brands is transforming into a more contemporary food company. We value collaboration, new ideas and a drive to succeed. These characteristics make us more innovative and allow us to discover the best paths to positive results.

If you're the type of person who wants to be part of cultivating the most energized, highest-impact culture in the food industry, where you have the opportunity to work on iconic and emerging food brands, then Conagra Brands is the place for you.


Career Areas

With a range of career opportunities as diverse as the food we make, visit our Career Areas page to learn more about the career path that is specific to your expertise.


Brands

Our portfolio of iconic and emerging brands continues to evolve to offer contemporary choices for every occasion. Some of our most iconic and emerging brands include: Healthy Choice, Hunt’s, Slim Jim, Reddi-wip, Alexia, Blake’s, Frontera, Bertolli, P.F. Chang’s and Marie Callender’s.


Leadership

Our leadership team sets the standards that each one of us aspires to uphold. Like every member of our organization, each brings a unique experience and level of innovation that collaboratively drives the success of ConAgra Foods. Learn more about each of them and what they hope to bring to your career.


By the Numbers

  • Headquarters Location: Chicago, IL
  • Number of Locations: Approximately 40, including offices in Chicago, IL, and Omaha, NE
  • Number of Employees: More than 13,000
  • Over $8 billion company

Work Culture

Conagra Brands is nearly a 100-year-old company with an imperative to change the way we do business, and that change is happening now.  We have the most energized, highest-impact culture in the food industry. We are passionate about building strong brands, making great food, and delivering profitable results. Our timeless values—integrity, external focus, broad-mindedness, agility, leadership by all, and a focus on results—drive our behaviors each and every day.

Our culture goes beyond the workplace. We are also deeply committed to being good corporate citizens. Our employees take great pride in building stronger communities where we live and work, and we proactively work to be good stewards of the environment.

Conagra Brands is an environment for those who are intellectually curious and those who want to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what could be. If you want to be part of building something meaningful, where you can have a significant impact and have the opportunity to work on some of the most iconic and emerging brands, then Conagra Brands is the place for you.

Benefits

We are committed to investing in our people through a blend of competitive pay practices and valued benefit programs.  We take a holistic approach in the areas of base pay, incentives, well-being (health and financial) and work-life balance to fuel a rewarding, high-energy work environment.  

* Services vary by location.

Learning & Development

Our commitment to learning and development is a cornerstone of our ongoing success. With the support of their managers, employees take ownership of their career development, which is unique to each employee’s needs.  Leveraging a combination of experiences, relationships and formal learning, employees have the opportunity to immediately reinforce and apply new skills as they are learned.

Development opportunities include:

  • Experiential learning through challenging developmental assignments and on-the-job training
  • Professional development tools
  • Online and instructor-led learning and development courses


Diversity & Inclusion

We believe in leveraging our employees’ unique qualities to make a difference with our customers and consumers. We are embedding diversity and inclusion into everything we do.  From business, our culture, and the workforce as a whole, diversity and inclusion create value for our employees, shareholders, customers, and communities. Diversity and inclusion are core to Conagra Brands’ timeless values and are the catalyst for unleashing our full potential.


Employee Resource Networks

Our Employee Resource Networks (ERN) give employees the unique opportunity to build their career through professional development opportunities and contribute to business results.  The networks also help to win with the community, drive diversity awareness, and fuel innovation.  Each of our Employee Resource Networks bring together employees from all cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles.

Our ERN groups:

  • Conagra Asian Network
  • Conagra Black Employees Network
  • Conagra Illuminations — LGBT Employees and Allies
  • Conagra Latino Network
  • Conagra Veterans Network
  • Conagra Women’s Network
  • Conagra Young Professionals Network

Conagra Brands Reviews

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    I worked at Conagra Brands full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of development and culture building.

    Cons

    Business was starting to suffer and morale of employees was starting to suffer.

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Conagra Brands Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Conagra Brands (West Lafayette, IN).

    Interview

    I did an on campus Interview with ConAgra and the man interviewing me was answering phone calls, checking his phone repeatedly, he kept looking at the wrong resume (as in someone elses) after I repeatedly told him this which was mine and even offered him another copy. It was awful. I understand when they are on campus they do several interviews a day, but he was really bad. Needless to say I did NOT follow up with them.

    Interview Questions

    • Standard interview questions, such as name 3 strengths and weaknesses, nothing really job specific.   Answer Question
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Conagra Brands Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • Omaha's Young Professionals Choice Award, Omaha YP Summit, 2014
  • Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index, Carbon Disclosure Project, 2012
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Dow Jones, 2012
  • 2012 Products of the Year: Healthy Choice Top Chef inspired Cafe Steamers and Orville Redenbacher's Pop Up Bowl, Consumer Survey of Product Information, 2012
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