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Conagra Roaster Technician - 2nd or 3rd Shift in Waterloo, Iowa

Shift: This role is 3rd Shift, with various start times-various end times

Hourly Rate: $25.65 an hour + $1.40 shift differential

You will oversee the production processes in the making of David's Sunflower Seeds. Throughout this process, you will complete safe and efficient operation of the equipment in the assigned production area while following all quality standards. We offer lots of opportunities for advancement and proudly promote from within. You will report to the 2nd or 3rd Shift Team Lead.


2nd Shift | Monday - Friday | 2pm - 10::30pm


3rd Shift | Sunday - Thursday | 10pm - 6:30am

Schedule finalized at the time of hire.

Starting Pay :

Up to $27.90/hour - this can continue to increase throughout your time with us.

Essential Functions:

  • Operate a sit-down forklift up to 50% of the shift.

  • Troubleshoot/Repair Roasters and Brine Tanks

  • Complete weekly equipment sanitation including startup and shutdown of the Roasters.

  • Follow all safety requirements and guidelines.

  • Participate in continuous improvement activities.

  • Maintain a clean work area and follow all 5S requirements.

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

It would be great if you also had:

  • One year of Shipping and Receiving experience

  • Previous exposure to adjusting HMI screens.

  • Previous exposure to basic plumbing elements.

Work Environment Requirements:

  • You will work in a manufacturing environment with varying conditions including moderate noise levels.

  • You will move within office and manufacturing facilities, write by hand and keyboard, and perform general office functions.

  • You will communicate by speech and hearing by phone and in person.

  • Visual acuity needed for close detail work and computer use.

  • General manufacturing, warehouse and office environment.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

To perform this job, you will perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Anticipated Close Date: August 22, 2024

Location: Waterloo, Iowa

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, 401(k)/pension eligibility, financial wellness programs and stock purchase plan

  • Growth: Career development opportunities, employee resource groups and team collaboration

  • Balance: Paid-time off and volunteer opportunities

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. Guided by an entrepreneurial spirit, our Company combines a rich heritage of making great food with a sharpened focus on innovation. Our portfolio is evolving to satisfy people's changing food preferences. Our iconic brands, such as Birds Eye, Duncan Hines, Healthy Choice, Marie Callender's, Reddi-wip, and Slim Jim, and emerging brands, including Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein, and Frontera, offer choices for every occasion.

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. ‚Äč