Cargill Reviews

Updated 2 Jun 2020

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3.9
78%
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89%
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Cargill President & CEO David W. MacLennan
David W. MacLennan
731 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance has improved a lot over the last 10 years(in 145 reviews)

  • "Competitive pay, good benefits, always opportunity for growth within the company(in 127 reviews)

Cons
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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (6)

    "Cargill is a great company to work for!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - A&R Costing Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lives the values of diversity and inclusion. Work life balance has improved a lot over the last 10 years. Strong, stable, diversified company. Good benefits. Sr Management has improved over the last ten years.

    Cons

    Moved admin (accounting, finance, HR, etc.) positions out of the US to India and Costa Rica. Slow to embrace new technologies but this is changing.

    Cargill2020-01-01
  2. "Yes"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer 

    I have been working at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Amazing and supportive , friendly, supportive progressive and great atmosphere

    Cons

    Nothing bad really they are a great company come on man

    Cargill2019-08-24
  3. "Great people, lots to learn."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Treasury Analyst 

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

    Pros

    Lots to learn, supportive staff.

    Cons

    Too cost focused, bonus not great

    Cargill2020-01-22
  4. "Global presence and good access to information"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Planner 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company to start of career

    Cons

    Not much progression. Too many politics within business.Managers not interested in team growth or skill development.

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    Cargill2020-01-23
  5. "Good company!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager 

    I have been working at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Very interesting industry, very pleasant working environment,

    Cons

    Very large company with not always smooth processes.

    Cargill2019-12-11
  6. "poor culture"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    scale, footprints in everywhere, extended product portfolio

    Cons

    toxic culture, bad management , way too much politics, no any innovation.

    Cargill2019-06-04
  7. "Shocking management"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

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    Cargill2019-05-09
  8. "Software engineer"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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
  9. "great culture"

    3.0
    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
  10. "Great company, bureaucratic and too cost focused at times"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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
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