Cargill Reviews

Updated 29 April 2015
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Pros
  • They offer a flexible work environment for easier work life balance (in 34 reviews)

  • Great people and team mates making a friendly work environment (in 25 reviews)

Cons
  • Poor work/life balance; people are getting burned out after start-up (in 33 reviews)

  • IT is seen as overhead and the business units do not feel IT is responsive (in 29 reviews)

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  1. One of the best places to work in the industry

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    Former Employee - IT Trainee in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - IT Trainee in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at Cargill

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great ethics
    Culture
    Work-life balance
    Great Infra
    Great food

    Cons

    i never found or realized anything negative at Cargill

    Advice to Management

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  2. cargill was my client, we were giving support for SAP bi

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    Current Contractor - SAP BI/BW Consultant in Hyderābād
    Current Contractor - SAP BI/BW Consultant in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Cargill as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    company values, training, personal growth, our sap bi client.

    Cons

    some times they need 24/7 support, working life.

    Advice to Management

    time-off policies, work-life balances.

  3. Low salary, top down culture

    Current Employee - Summer Intern in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Summer Intern in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at Cargill part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    A truly multinational company. Is not very stingy in spending money except for giving salaries to employees.

    Cons

    Is still very small in India. The culture is very rigid and top down

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Cargill (in India) is good only for trading. Dont make the mistake of joining its B2C (consumer packs) business.

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    Former Employee - Managerial in New Delhi
    Former Employee - Managerial in New Delhi

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Cargill is a trading company. If you are planning to be a trader at Cargill....go ahead. There isnt a better company than Cargill as far as trading is concerned. However, dont make the mistake of joining its B2C business (Consumer Packs division).

    Pros:
    a. Global Scale
    b. Large number of business platforms

    Cons

    a. Short sighted policies (sales/marketing). HR non existent!
    b. Poor pay master
    c. "Babuji" culture
    d. Arrogant Sr Management, operating like a one man show

  6. One of the best companies to work at in India. Period.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Position in New Delhi
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Position in New Delhi

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    a. Massive amount of freedom
    b. Humane and unpretentious environment
    c. Friendly colleagues
    d. Stellar organisational culture created by the CEO

    Cons

    a. Could move faster in the market place.
    b. Not well known. Corporate brand is weak.

  7. Helpful (1)

    Good company for learning and take initiatives for new projects

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cargill

    Pros

    good support staff, nice exposure to market,

    Cons

    A bit slow in processes

  8. Helpful (1)

    Just about Company

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    Current Employee - DSM in Delhi
    Current Employee - DSM in Delhi

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    All About Best Culture and Values .

    Cons

    All are Very Corporative with each other .

  9. Excellent Learnings For Commodity market. Very positive company

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    Former Employee - Sales Officer in Calcutta
    Former Employee - Sales Officer in Calcutta

    I worked at Cargill full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Brand, International Scale. High degree of Traction

    Cons

    Local Operations, Regional Management. Low Training Imparted

    Advice to Management

    Pls take the East Regional Office out of that shabby building, and give it a proper corporate look, to start with.

  10. Great company and great environment to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Deputy Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Deputy Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at Cargill full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Gives lots of responsibility
    - wise variety of business to interact with

    Cons

    - Few processes are repeatative

    Advice to Management

    - Pls remove those processes which are for the namesake and not adding the real value for organization.

  11. a continual scheduled set of challenging assignments

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    Former Employee - Plant Supervisor in Rājahmundry
    Former Employee - Plant Supervisor in Rājahmundry

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A very good work place never driven by peer pressure

    Cons

    recognition is very slow, despite of the standards of work delivered.

    Advice to Management

    need to look more upon the employee promotion policies

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