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Conagra Quality Control Technician in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Job Summary:

The Quality Control Technician is responsible for a variety of responsibilities including inspecting food product and packaging quality according to company procedure, verifying and ensuring all product code date checks are correct and documented, inspecting metal detectors, x-ray machines, and check weigher , obtaining and delivering samples for the Micro Lab, recording weights, conducting temperature checks, and monitoring the production process following USDA, GMP, Conagra standards and sanitation guidelines. You will be onsite at the Conagra facility in Council Bluffs, IA, reporting to the Quality team.

Essential Job Functions:

· Ability to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for position

· Ability to read, write, communicate, and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English

· Ability to work all areas in the plant and all start times

You Will:

· Inspect, set-up, and check metal detectors, x-rays, and check weigher

· Verify carton version specifications and inform QA Supervisors of deficiencies

· Obtain samples of product components from production lines to check and record weights, temperatures, and product quality

· Aseptically sample product components and swab environmental sites for microbiological testing

· Understand and address alarms for out-of-control weights promptly

· Identify defective and nonconforming product and take appropriate corrective action

· Check and record product codes and packaging to assure compliance with regulations and provide traceability

· Monitor production process ensuring adherence to GMP, USDA, and sanitation guidelines and taking corrective action if standards are not being met

· Monitor and complete QA sampling programs

· Place nonconforming materials on hold

· Complete all daily quality paperwork and reports promptly

· Conduct internal audits for allergens, glass and brittle plastic, general facility conditions.

You Have:

· Knowledge of GMPs and food allergens

· Ability to be LOTO Certified


Education: High school diploma or GED preferred.

Experience Required: Minimum 1 year Quality experience in a manufacturing environment preferred or other similar experience can be substituted.

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. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye®, Marie Callender's®, Banquet®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Reddi-wip®, and Vlasic®, and emerging brands, including Angie's® BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke's®, Earth Balance®, Gardein®, and Frontera®.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit ( .

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. ​