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Conagra Sauce Cook - 2nd Shift in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Job Summary :

The Sauce Cook will perform a variety of duties including but not limited preparing, mixing, and cooking sauces according to approved recipes and formulas promptly, filling out all required Government and Company documentation, inspection of work environment including equipment adjustments, completing all required audits and tests according to company procedure ensuring good housekeeping and 5S standards are met.

Starting pay up to $22.24 per hour + Attendance Bonus! ($0.50 for first shift and $0.60 for second shift)

You will be working onsite at the facility located in Council Bluffs, Iowa. As a pasta cook, you will report to the operations team.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for position

  • Read, write, communicate, and comprehend written instructions in English

  • Work individually and with others as a team at all levels

  • Intermediate math skills

  • Basic knowledge of computers including email

  • Complete work requests for the correction of defects and improvements

  • Lift up to 50 lbs repetitively

  • Willing to work in hot humid heat

Job Duties:

  • Complete and return all required documentation (e.g., HACCP, SSOP, Usage) in English

  • Inspect work environment for defects before startup (e.g., infusers, kettles, cooling system) ensuring notification upon discovery (e.g., QA, Supervisor, and Maintenance)

  • Complete daily scale audit in English to ensure usage and prepare and adjust equipment for startup

  • Verify ingredients and safely transfer all ingredients to kitchen using PIT ensuring good housekeeping and 5S standards are met

  • Review requisition and batch sheets to ensure all items and quantities received are correct

  • Perform viscosity and temperature checks and record the results in English adhering to company standards

  • Ensure sauce sample is taken according to company procedure

  • Ensure all changeover activities are complete including returning ingredients, disposing of trash, and cleaning and sanitizing equipment

  • Attend daily/weekly DDS meetings

Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of GMP's and food allergens

  • Be HACCP Certified, PIT Certified, and LOTO Certified

  • Operate computer

  • Identify Critical Control Points (CCP)

  • Read a thermometer

  • Knowledge of the 5S concept

  • Work with pork, chicken, beef and shellfish products in addition to many other ingredients and allergens


Education: High school diploma or GED preferred.

Experience: 3 months production or related experience preferred.

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. ​