Thread regarding Cargill layoffs

Cargill is laying off many people, now - March 2016 - in their Minnetonka Office

Cargill is outsourcing many office jobs to foreign countries. The layoffs take place in August. The remaining folks ewill lose their jobs in t3wo years when they have completed training their foreign replacementsd and these replacements go back to their own countries after taking many USA jobs away!

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@cksk. LOL! Dbag!! It fits the whole upper management group. I was in finance and we had to listen to the town halls where the CFO (I'm sure you know him) was telling us how "exciting" is was to be in finance at Cargill. Mind you, there were MANY of us on those calls with impact dates (and severance paperwork) IN HAND, while many others were on the bubble. Yeah, real exciting to listen to upper management go on and on about how great things are while we're training our replacements.

I miss the people I worked with, but not the Kool-Aid that upper management was forcing people to drink.

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Post ID: @Olwf+M9otFQA

Yeah, interesting this isn't being covered locally in Wichita. Dozens (hundreds?) of folks being shown the door, as their work is now being done for a fraction of the cost in India and Costa Rica. Sad, because all you read internally is about the "midwest values" and how Cargill is defined by it's people.

As someone else pointed out, Dbag (I mean Dmac) just got done flapping his gums about record revenue this year. Guess untold billions isn't enough! Cargill is anti-American, as far as I'm concerned.

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Post ID: @Cksk+M9otFQA

@phty: The post was talking about August 2016. If you start to see process people around, wanting to know about your position in depth (think time tracking surveys and lots of questions about what you do in a day), that's an unfortunate sign. If you are in any sort of position that exists in other enterprises/business units, it probably will be looked at eventually. The process people are a huge red flag. Also, if you're being moved to SAP, you'll likely be impacted. I don't speak as someone "in the know," just as someone who has experienced the offshoring activities first hand.

IMHO, unless you're directly tied to production, you're probably not safe.

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Post ID: @xcrs+M9otFQA

Any more details of these rumored August layoffs? Im nervous about these transformations and know others are as well if they have not left already.

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Post ID: @phty+M9otFQA

It happened to me. Yes, the process people were a sure sign I would be shown the door. About 16 months after my responsibilities were gauged and analyzed I was told to leave -- in 2016. Ironically I had spent the prior year publicizing how great was to work at Cargill, during their 150th anniversary.

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Post ID: @fhhz+M9otFQA

Cargill is doing this in Europe too, the 'lucky' few who remain to help the outsourcers face a 3-stage interview process for their own jobs.

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Post ID: @eqai+M9otFQA

I lost my job in late 2016. My whole department had their jobs offshored to Costa Rica over the past 18 months. I was one of the last ones and, let me tell you, it s---ed watching everyone get let go. It s---ed even more to train the replacements. The "impacts" happen on a regular basis. Groups of people would be let go every 3 to 6 months. They have to give you a minimum of 60 days notice; the group I was in got four months "official" notice, but we knew for several months before that that we would probably be gone.

Unless you're directly tied to production, your job is NOT safe. If you get process people poking around, you're DEFINITELY not safe.

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