Cargill Reviews

Updated 9 Jul 2020

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3.9
79%
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90%
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Cargill President & CEO David W. MacLennan
David W. MacLennan
746 Ratings
  1. "Great company"

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

    I have been working at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Good people, good salary. Company stays true to its values.

    Cons

    As any big corporate, things move slowly.

  2. "Safety above profit"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trade Compliance Analyst in Manila, Manila
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - They are putting safety above profit - Good working environment - Yearly Performance Based bonus

    Cons

    Lack of advancement in terms of electronic record keeping

  3. "Great first job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Account Representative 

    I worked at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, great direct leadership

    Cons

    lots of travel, not great communication from mid-management

  4. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Bedok New Town, East
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cargill full-time

    Pros

    Good compensation, culture and work subjects

    Cons

    I cannot think of any

  5. "One of the best company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Key Account Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Flexibility 2. Flat hierarchy 3. Fast paced company with so much to learn 4. Friendly co-workers who are willing to teach and share 5. A lot of opportunities for young talent 6. Good policies in place

    Cons

    1. Constant change in structure or business unit in the organization. At times, it could be hard to keep up. 2. Mediocre pay

  6. "Cargill BOSC"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Management Associate in Fresno, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, great company. Good people to work with, work hard and you can move up in the company.

    Cons

    10 hours shifts, mostly 6 days a week. Very labor intensive work. Hourly employees calling in a lot.

  7. "Global company; India operations are bad"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Middle Management in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Cargill is a global company & has very good policies globally. very quick changes and fast decision making .

    Cons

    indian management is worse and is run like an indian company. changes globally are not applicable in India. old style of working and heiarachy base approach. Hr does not do much and everything is here and there. need strong leader in India, right now person does not care and shows favorites. very old manner of management.

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  8. "Good place to start a manufacturing career"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay but lots of overtime with no additional compensation for salaried employees. Good people to work with.

    Cons

    No overtime compensation for salaried employees, expect to work 70 hour weeks regularly. Bonuses are few and far between. Very few opportunities for advancement in middle management.

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  9. "Great place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    Great schedule Flexibility and pay

    Cons

    High workload so It's difficult to hace work life balance

  10. "They are good to have on a resume"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Eddyville, IA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Cargill does a good job at throwing you to the fire, but offers some support to get you ready to tackle the job. with my time there I have been able to solve tremendous problems due to the frequency of them and fast paced learning.

    Cons

    pay is not great and they are not competitive. promotion opportunities don't come with the proper compensation for the additional headaches

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