General Mills Careers

General Mills is an American company that produces food products. The company headquarters is located in Golden Valley, Minnesota. General Mills produces over 100 brands, including:

  • Betty Crocker
  • Cheerios
  • Colombo
  • Green Giant
  • Lucky Charms
  • Old El Paso
  • Pillsbury
  • Totinos
  • Yoplait

The company was originally called the Minneapolis Milling Company, and was founded in 1856 by Robert Smith, a congressman. The company’s holdings now include a number of ventures, including Rainbow Crafts (which manufactures Play-Doh), the Red Lobster and Olive Garden restaurant chains, as well as Parker Bros.

Working at General Mills

General Mills employees receive a competitive rate of pay and bonuses, as well as a comprehensive benefits plan, including medical and dental coverage.

Workers can choose to invest between 1-30 percent of their pay into a 401(k) plan. The company matches the employee contribution up to a certain level and may make additional contributions based on how well the company performs.

The employee can direct that the funds be invested into mutual funds managed by the company. Workers can also choose to use their retirement funds to buy stocks, bonds or mutual funds other than those that General Mills manages. Employees can arrange to borrow against their retirement account if they need to access funds before they retire.

Jobs Available at General Mills

General Mills hires employees to work in these job categories:

  • Brand Design
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems
  • Legal
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Promotion Marketing
  • Purchasing
  • Quality & Regulatory Operations
  • Research & Development
  • Sales – Bakeries & Foodservice
  • Sales – Consumer Foods
  • Sales – Customer Service

Specific job titles from this employer include the following:

  • Business Category Manager
  • Corporate Pilot
  • Coupon Analyst
  • Electrical Controls Engineer
  • Lab Technician
  • Labor and Employment Law Counsel
  • Meat Scientist
  • Multicultural Planner
  • Operations Team Leader
  • Quality Leader
  • Safety Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Territory Manager

Internships at General Mills

Students who are entering their junior or senior years of study at a college or university may be interested in applying for a summer internship. The company hires students for opportunities in the following areas:

  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing and Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Promotion Marketing
  • Purchasing
  • Quality & Regulatory Operations
  • Research & Development
  • Sales – Consumer Foods
  • Sales – Foodservice

Find the latest General Mills Internship listings right now on JobMonkey.


How to Apply for a Job at General Mills

Check out the Careers Section of the General Mills website to search for current job openings. The search function allows job seekers to refine their search by title, location, job category or keyword. Click on the job title to see a job description, the specific qualifications the employer is looking for, and the location. The candidate can then submit an application electronically, if they would like to be considered for the opportunity.

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