Caterpillar Reviews

819 Reviews
819 Reviews
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Caterpillar Chairman & CEO Douglas R. Oberhelman
Douglas R. Oberhelman
425 Ratings

    My experience with Caterpillar was very rewarding, I also enjoyed working with my previous coworkers.

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer/Project Manager  in  Griffith, GA
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer/Project Manager in Griffith, GA

    I have been working at Caterpillar as a contractor for more than a year


    Great opportunity to learn a diverse range of products and company outlook.


    Upper management seems to forget to work and inter act with mid level employees.

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    Talk with your company employees, to see what their challenges are or what they my be facing on a daily basis.

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    No opinion of CEO

Caterpillar Interviews

Updated Sep 11, 2014
Updated Sep 11, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Technical Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Caterpillar in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    The process began with on campus recruiting. A resume was submitted, and I was contacted with an interview offer. The interview was a one on one behavioral interview. After about 2 weeks, an offer was extended with a decision period of about 2 weeks.

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    Accepted Offer
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    Average Interview

Caterpillar Awards & Accolades

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Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2010
Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2009
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Additional Info

Headquarters Peoria, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1925
Type Company - Public (CAT)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

For more than 85 years, Caterpillar has been making sustainable progress possible — for our customers, for growing communities and for every member of our team. Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services... More

Mission: We win by delivering valued, quality products, services and solutions to our customers that provide the lowest total owning and operating lifecycle costs. This value... More

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