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Current Employee - Design Engineer  in  Decatur, IL
Current Employee - Design Engineer in Decatur, IL

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

Pros

Decent pay for a contract position + overtime. Great work environment.

Cons

Being a contract employee excludes you from a lot of thing and you are not seen as highly as the "actual" employees.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    It can be great, it can be terrible. Depends entirely on the department or the boss.

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    Current Employee - Senior Research & Development Engineer  in  Peoria, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Research & Development Engineer in Peoria, IL

    I have been working at Caterpillar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great opportunities. Lots of resources. World wide footprint. Opportunities to get your hands dirty if you are so inclined.

    Cons

    Very rigid red tape. Lots of bureaucratic road blocks. Hard to get something done at times. Budget process can be painful.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good company, boring surroundings

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    Current Employee - Revenue Analyst  in  Peoria, IL
    Current Employee - Revenue Analyst in Peoria, IL

    I have been working at Caterpillar full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Interesting work
    Global Company with opportunities to interact with people across the globe

    Cons

    Locations of most facilities are relatively boring
    Work gets piled on the longer you stay

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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