Agrium Reviews

Updated 2 May 2020

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3.0
50%
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49%
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Agrium President and Chief Executive Officer Chuck Magro
Chuck Magro
58 Ratings
Pros
  • "Friendly, good work environment, the management is super nice and the coworkers are great to work with(in 13 reviews)

  • "Good Work Environment and Good benefits for workers on contract(in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • "New CEO is more quarterly driven then company focused(in 6 reviews)

  • "The parking situation at the Calgary office is an absolute mess, but not a deal breaker(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Quality Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operational Excellence Analyst in Loveland, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Comfortable work environment with reasonable expectations; good facilities; fair pay; job security

    Cons

    A small subset of the top executives with whom I worked were not genuine and were interested merely in playing company politics; somewhat boring work that is not challenging enough for highly-trained tech and quantitative employees (i.e. those with PhDs)

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  2. "Good Place to Work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in High River, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Agrium full-time

    Pros

    All pros, no major concerns. Merger Happened.

    Cons

    No real cons with this company.


  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mechanical EIT in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Agrium full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Paid very well, lots of training for young EITs, great EIT rotation program

    Cons

    Not a lot of senior oversight/mentoring for young staff.

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  4. "Solid Company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Analyst 

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

    Pros

    Nice people who work hard

    Cons

    A little slow to adapt

  5. "Growing"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, working conditions, great for advancement and training.

    Cons

    None to speak of really.

  6. "Positive"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Collaborative; interesting; fostering; helpful; family; wellness of the employees. Enjoyed working there. Nice people. Resonates with my values. Learnt a lot

    Cons

    I cannot think of any; there are no attributes that I would describe as negative. I really enjoyed my experience there.

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  7. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • 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 Agrium full-time

    Pros

    I really enjoyed working as a contractor at Agrium

    Cons

    I only wish there were full time opportunities

  8. "Application"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Agrium part-time

    Pros

    It's a great experience in my life

    Cons

    can have better pay since the min salary is up

  9. "Applicator"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Agrium full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. Friendly coworkers

    Cons

    None that come to mind.

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Uncertainty on the horizon"

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

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

    Pros

    Large company, great 401k, products assist farming

    Cons

    Management takes employees for granted, not engaged, lower than average pay for like jobs, nothing to set apart from other employers!

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