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Cargill Reviews

Updated 17 Jun 2019

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3.8
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79%
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90%
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Cargill CEO David W. MacLennan
David W. MacLennan
586 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work-life balance and free food(in 122 reviews)

  • "Competitive pay, good benefits, always opportunity for growth within the company(in 113 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance and no overtime for salaried employees who work through the weekend(in 88 reviews)

  • "long hours away from your family, extremely cold(in 60 reviews)

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  1. "Finance professional"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cargill

    Pros

    International company; #1 in the world in what they do; easy access to all market data

    Cons

    Need more techonology development to correspond to the constant market changes.

    Cargill2019-02-01
  2. "Shocking management"

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    Former Employee - Production Operator in Wolverhampton, England

    I worked at Cargill full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It was local to me and the canteen was half decent.

    Cons

    Poor pay and training non existant

    Advice to Management

    Change culture its not working

    Cargill2019-05-09
  3. "Software engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    They have good benefits, such as bonus, cheap lunch, etc

    Cons

    The culture in quite bad. very toxic enviroment

    Cargill2019-04-24
  4. "great culture"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Cargill full-time

      Pros

      great team, company culture and benefits

      Cons

      income below the industry average

      Cargill2019-04-01
    • "Great company, bureaucratic and too cost focused at times"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Cargill full-time

      Pros

      Excellent culture, great people and good working environment.

      Cons

      Bureaucratic, political and too focused on cost cutting which has eroded engagement.

      Cargill2019-02-14
    • "Good place to learn commodities trading."

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Cargill full-time

      Pros

      Well organised, fast progression, opportunity to take on real responsibility early.

      Cons

      Poor overall trading strategy, can be risk averse at times, too many internal meetings. Renumeration is only average when compared to market.

      Advice to Management

      Commit to a sound and realistic strategy.

      Cargill2019-01-20
    • "Perfect manufacturing environment"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Cargill full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Strong industrial know-how, huge company with lots of technology experts

      Cons

      People engagement is not one of the highest priority

      Cargill2018-11-16
    • "Shift Manager Amazing Role"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Cargill

        Pros

        Very Collaborative and good network development

        Cons

        Very Challenging and sometimes longer hours

        Cargill2018-11-14
      • "Senior Strategic Buyer"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at Cargill full-time for more than 10 years

          Pros

          company invest a lot in employees

          Cons

          changes all the time in all dept's

          Cargill2018-11-14
        • "More positives than negatives"

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          Former Employee - Engineer in London, England
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook

          I worked at Cargill full-time for more than 8 years

          Pros

          Good working environment, laid back.

          Cons

          Too much red tape at times

          Cargill2018-11-11
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