Manager Continuous Improvement

Chicago, Illinois
Omaha, Nebraska

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

Job Summary

Supports operations by expanding the knowledge and skills of the ConAgra Performance System (CPS) Pillar structure. Accountable for deployment of all pillars and processes to eliminate losses which result in step change improvement in plant performance. This position can be home based and will travel domestically up to 85%. No relocation is required as long as candidate is based near a major airport within the United States.

Position Responsibilities

  • Work with Enterprise pillar lead to build skills in plant pillar teams. 
  • Works as a CPS Practitioner with plant manager and plant CPS Leads to build skills in plant pillar teams and facilitate improvement efforts.
  • Work with Line Structure leaders to develop leadership skills.
  • Works with plant Leadership team to develop High Performance production teams.
  • Responsible for helping the plant Leadership team achieve business metrics through implementation of CPS.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Plant-based operations experience of at least 10 years desired
  • Experience in TPM based continuous improvement of at least 10 years desired
  • Experience working as a Corporate TPM Pillar Lead coaching and developing plant personnel.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and coaching skills.



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.

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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, simple way. We’re modernizing our iconic food brands, leveraging fresh opportunities and adapting to a changing landscape – all with a culture that’s ready to capture growth and drive shareholder value.