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Cargill Reviews

Updated 20 Sep 2019

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3.9
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90%
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Cargill CEO David W. MacLennan
David W. MacLennan
633 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work-life balance and free food(in 125 reviews)

  • "Competitive pay, good benefits, always opportunity for growth within the company(in 114 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance and no overtime for salaried employees who work through the weekend(in 89 reviews)

  • "Falta de desenvolvimento de gestores e plano de carreira para todos(in 64 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Just started working at Cargill"

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    Current Employee - Associate Engineer 

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

    Pros

    It is a dream place to work for now. will see how it goes

    Cons

    it is in a remote location

    Cargill2019-08-13
  2. "Manage Grain Elevator stocks and railcars"

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    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Saskatoon, SK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Reasonably paid, good benefits, good support, reasonable growth in career

    Cons

    Lots of red tape and restricted freedom in decision making, definite sales organization, cost cutting organization

    Advice to Management

    Need to address the sales driven side of this organization in order to keep talent on the operational side

    Cargill2019-09-08
  3. "Traditional Company"

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    Former Employee - Grain Sales Associate in Yorkton, SK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good bonuses for sales sucessess

    Cons

    Low innovation and low desire to improve

    Advice to Management

    Change with the world, company is too oldschool

    Cargill2019-09-17
  4. "Alright Job"

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    Former Employee - Line Worker in London, ON
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Coworkers and supervisors were nice and understanding

    Cons

    Tough working conditions and you have to move around and learn new jobs a lot

    Cargill2019-09-12
  5. "Working at Cargill"

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    Current Employee - Maintenance 

    I have been working at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Good people to work with

    Cons

    Shift work, not an easy schedule

    Cargill2019-09-01
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good and Bad"

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    Former Employee - Recruiting Coordinator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    For those who are looking for promotions and good wages/benefits, there will be opportunities

    Cons

    Those who need warm relationships with co-workers/managers will have a hard time feeling the connections and might even experience bullied/harassed. It's rather a cold feeling working environment there.

    Cargill2019-07-10
  7. Helpful (2)

    "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Administrator I in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Lots of great people and development opportunities. - Relaxed workplace culture - Interesting Industry

    Cons

    - The company feels too big to its detriment - Not a lot of room for unauthorized changes, as everything passes through corporate channels

    Advice to Management

    Focus more time on the employees wants as well as their needs. Happy employees work harder, and stick around longer, and it may not be that expensive to do.

    Cargill2019-05-19
  8. "Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Good company for work

    Cons

    Good policies and atmosphere

    Cargill2019-03-24
  9. "HR advisor"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Specialist in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, Good full cafétéria, High standard of quality, Process respect it’s very important, internal promotion, Good culture values. Overall it’s good employer.

    Cons

    Business model create none teem work, more create competition betwin employees. The communication langage betwin employees and manager + the teem work should to be improve to obtain engagment... The engagment survey is to general.

    Advice to Management

    The manager should to hiring outside employees with better skills management. The talent recruting (service center) have to use skills management test to complete the hiring process for management position. The communication and teem work should to be improve to obtain engagment... To muth decision it’s take by the corpo and it’s not muth applicable in the facilities.

    Cargill2019-03-24
  10. "Descent compensation and benefits."

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    Former Employee - Crop Input Representative 

    I worked at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Enjoyed co-workers. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    Typical large corporation cons. Poor training, too many levels management, job duties are lost in office bureaucracy.

    Cargill2019-03-22
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