Project Manager - Engineering (Omaha, NE)

| Omaha, NE
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Reporting to the Director of Engineering, you will plan single or multiple projects, range in complexity. These capital projects will require inter-disciplinary engineering teams, engineers and partners. You will manage all aspects of project safety, scope development, cost estimates, regular cost forecasts and schedule by collaborating within the engineering organization and with other departments. We ask that you manage all resources and influence team members to resolve issues and manage conflict. It is a plus to have knowledge of technology employed in the food industry and would also understand how the application of the technologies impacts their partners. Navigate stage gate processes to take a project from concept to production.

Position Responsibilities
  • Travel is required to internal and co-manufacturer manufacturing plants, vendors, suppliers, engineering service providers, and any other sites required to execute projects. Travel will involve domestic and international.
  • You will work with leadership positions within and outside the Supply Chain function
  • External interaction will include, however, is not limited to, equipment vendors, construction contractors, engineering services contractors, local / state / federal government agencies, and co-manufacturing organizations.
  • You will be a Technical Leader and an expert in Project Management and has demonstrated accomplishments and contributions to meet our needs
  • You will manage a range of medium to large projects
  • You will manage multiple project staffs of up to 5 - 15 engineering professionals (may be a combination of internal and consulting engineers)
  • Complete assigned projects by using workflows with Innovation, Operations and Platform Groups
  • Ensure that all project planning, deliverables, reporting, and spending forecasts are managed and are delivered within safety, cost, schedule and performance success criteria

Position Qualifications
  • BS in an Engineering discipline
  • 8 years of direct project leadership experience
  • Direct accountability for projects with complexity of at least $5 million
  • Variable depending on project timing, but up to 50% to 70% travel




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.
More Information on Conagra Brands
Conagra Brands operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Chicago, IL and Omaha, NE. Conagra Brands was founded in 1919. It has 10063 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 28 open jobs at Conagra Brands, click here.
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