Cargill

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It's always Great working in Cargill

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Great learning Experience & Knowledge

Cons

Lacks in Quick closures for anything

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Pathetic management

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Hopkins, MN (US)
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Hopkins, MN (US)

    I have been working at Cargill full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    very good products. high quality.

    Cons

    bureaucratic. management does not make decisions. management does not stand up for employees. poor payers. management lies to its employees. the worse is animal nutrition division. fake and dishonest managers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get rid of some of the managers that are not sincere and honest

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    It's trial by fire - sometimes literally.

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    Former Employee - Production Manager in Newark, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Production Manager in Newark, CA (US)

    I worked at Cargill full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You get a lot of experience very quickly. This was my first job out of school and within three years I was running over half the refinery at my location. The operators are very blue collar but they are some of the most loyal workers you will ever find, if you may it through the wringer they put you through when you start. The company is privately held so there is less focus on the immediate numbers.

    Cons

    The management is incredibly old school and the company runs their factories into the ground. The working atmosphere is very political and sometimes I felt like I was the only person who actually cared about making product (aside from my operators). You could never get away with that in a public company. Management typically avoids conflict so rather than lay people off they use passive aggressive tactics to try to get people to leave but it ends up just causing the good people to leave and then Cargill just moves the old trash around.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value your employees that are doing well and don't be afraid to release those who are not.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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