Our Company Culture
Our business is far reaching – and so are our career opportunities. From accounting to food science, from engineering to human resources, you are sure to find a job that suits your interests and goals. Our employees work in fields, labs, mills, kitchens, offices, production facilities, and on trading floors. They wear hard hats, crunch numbers, seal deals, invent new products and improve processes. Our goal is to employ great people with imagination who are committed to delivering the best ideas to the industries we serve. What does your future look like at Cargill?
Why Choose Cargill?
People choose to work at Cargill for many reasons. Some say it is the respect they feel from their supervisors. Some value the opportunity to make a difference through Cargill’s community-involvement projects. Some just like that every day they can be themselves and be rewarded for it.
A Recognition Culture
Whether it is a thank you note or a formal award programme, we appreciate how recognition shows peers, direct reports, and managers how they fit into our mission and why their contributions are important. Cargill employees can participate in a range of formal and informal recognition programmes as well as interact with colleagues and leaders across our many businesses, nationally and internationally.
Cargill as an Employer
Cargill is committed to valuing differences, respecting all individuals and maintaining an environment in which everyone is treated with dignity. This commitment is supported by the company’s long-standing policy of providing equal opportunity in employment to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status or sexual orientation.
At Cargill, you’ll find a commitment to helping our employees succeed. From on-the-job training to personalised development plans, from real-time feedback to safe workplace practices, you’ll find programmes and practices focused on helping you do your best.
You’ll find a commitment to helping our customers – many of whom are among the best known in the world – succeed. We’re committed to being a true business partner, to helping our customers discover solutions that create distinctive value. It means being trustworthy, creative and enterprising. It means making sure things don’t go wrong – and taking responsibility when they do. It means operating ethically. In fact, ethical behavior is so ingrained in our culture that employees associate Cargill foremost with integrity.
You’ll also find a commitment to being a good corporate citizen. Part of that commitment is giving back to the communities in which we live and work. Each year, Cargill contributes 2 percent of our global pre-tax earnings to charities and community causes, and our employees donate their time and talents as well.
Cargill strongly encourages internal promotion of qualified employees. Based on demonstrated individual achievement and performance, employees can expect progression opportunities to arise, including assignments in different locations. The variety of business units and the geographical spread in which Cargill is involved provides the ongoing opportunities for employees’ career development and early job responsibility.
Performance Management is a framework through which individual and organisational goals are aligned and executed. Performance Management is about creating a road map for individual success. Successful performance management helps create a culture where employees are highly engaged and consistently performing at their fullest potential. The result is a high performing organisation giving us a competitive advantage in the marketplace.