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Minneapolis, MN (US)
10000+ employees
1866
Company - Public (GIS)
Food & Beverage Manufacturing
€5 to €10 billion (EUR) per year
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General Mills is a leading global food company that serves the world by making food people love. Our brands include Cheerios, Annie's, Yoplait, Nature Valley, Fiber One, Häagen-Dazs, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more ... Read more

Mission: We serve the world by making food people love

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    Former Employee - Gel Operator in Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Former Employee - Gel Operator in Saint Louis, MO (US)
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Loved the work and the people I worked with great team to work with..

    Cons

    The drive for me was almost 2 hours one way.

    Advice to Management

    To try and help your employees more to get a job that helps out there situation. What I mean is like in a transfer of jobs.

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General Mills Interviews

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    Pilot Plant Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Golden Valley, MN (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at General Mills (Golden Valley, MN (US)) in February 2016.

    Interview

    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.

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked about leadership experiences and How I gave feedback to my co workers.   1 Answer
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General Mills Awards & Accolades

  • Employees' Choice -50 Best Places to work, Glassdoor, 2013
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2010
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