Mission: We serve the world by making food people love
I have been working at General Mills full-time (More than 10 years)
Freedom to run my business while using company standards and working on KPIs. Great customer base.
Everyday is challenging and rewarding.
Great salary, bonus, company car and benefits.
Hard to take vacations when customers will call or email you with an emergency that cannot wait till you get back. Not really a con. It’s part of the job description.
Advice to Management
General Mills is finally moving in the right direction.
Do not take your foot off the pedal!
I applied online. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at General Mills (Golden Valley, MN) in February 2016.
I applied online and I was contacted a few days later for two 20 minutes phone interviews. I was later emailed to schedule an interview at the General Mills James Ford Bell Technical Center in Golden Valley, MN on Monday February 22, 2016. I met with the recruiting managers, the reliability manager and 3 team leads as well as a technologist. The whole interview took about 2.5 hrs including a tour of the plant. I really enjoyed the meeting and got to know more about the position. All the interviewers were very professional and very informative.The interview consisted of primarily behavioral questions about my prior work experiences. At the end of each interview, I had the opportunity to ask questions.
Annette Frawley works in our Law dept. as senior counsel, intellectual property. She says: “I wanted to work for Betty Crocker at the age of nine. I didn’t realize at the time that Betty Crocker was a fictional character, but I knew the products with her name on them meant quality and were quite often present on the table during meals, family holidays, birthdays, etc. I remember the day I told my mom I had been hired at General Mills; she reminded me of what I had said as a kid. My instincts about the company at age nine weren’t wrong. I love working at General Mills with teams and individuals who care so much about each other and the consumers they serve. And who are so passionate about quality, innovation, the environment, engaging with those who choose our products and with those who do not choose our products, the farmers in our supply chain, giving back, making a difference in communities of various shapes and sizes. I love being able to still feel a connection to my farm roots. I am humbled by the caring, talented people I am so lucky to work alongside of each and every day."
General Mills is proud to be on the 2018 Working Mother Magazine Best Companies for Multicultural Women list. The initiative recognizes organizations that are most successful in bringing multicultural women into professional and leadership positions.
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