Cargill Reviews

Updated 4 Mar 2021

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4.0
81%
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95%
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Cargill President & CEO David W. MacLennan
David W. MacLennan
947 Ratings
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  • "High workload so It's difficult to hace work life balance(in 118 reviews)

  • "Poor management; employees work long hours on projects that aren’t efficiently managed or are eventually shelved or eliminated entirely(in 84 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Electrical & Instrumentation Apprentice in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Above average salary for technician

    Cons

    Very large site to come to terms with

  2. "Industrial Placement Student"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Chemical Engineer in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment. Lots to learn. Lots of responsibility if you want it.

    Cons

    Can be very unorganised sometimes.


  3. "Cargill"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Large company a lot of resources

    Cons

    A lot of travel at times

  4. "Business Analyst"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Business Analyst 

    I worked at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Good experience and nice journey

    Cons

    sometimes, need to work overtime

  5. "Very good"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Cash Management Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cargill full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    very good environment for private company

    Cons

    low attention to people development form management side

  6. "Great development opportunities across varied fields and projects"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Chemical Engineering Placement Student in Manchester, England

    I worked at Cargill full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I deleloped personally and professionally

    Cons

    A great company overall ..

  7. "poor management"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - QA Technician in Liverpool, England
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Cargill full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    private medical insurance flex working hours

    Cons

    poor management no training or support at all

  8. "Cargill"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Lincoln, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Professional company to work for

    Cons

    Can be daunting size wise

  9. "Laid off"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Planner in Birmingham, England
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits - global company

    Cons

    V corporate not enough local autonomy

  10. "Cargill, not as great as it was"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Audit Lead in Penrith, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Career progression across multiple functions and businesses possible if prepared to travel. Used to be a company that really did put people first The best colleagues I have ever worked with

    Cons

    Slow to make decisions due to the size and complexity of the business Behind the competition in the technology The company is all about profit these days, job cuts across all functions dependant upon the current consultant in their employ. McKinsey, Deloite etc. They no longer walk the talk but like to keep saying and thinking that they do

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