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Helpful (3)

Contract Position

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Contractor - Design Engineer in Decatur, IL
Current Contractor - Design Engineer in Decatur, IL
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Caterpillar as a contractor (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.

Other Employee Reviews for Caterpillar

  1. Helpful (2)

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

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Research & Development Engineer in Peoria, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Research & Development Engineer in Peoria, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Caterpillar full-time (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.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Caterpillar is a good company with international opportunities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Peoria, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Peoria, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Caterpillar full-time

    Pros

    -The people -International scope -Opportunities to professionally expand -Team atmosphere

    Cons

    -Professional expansion opportunities are dependent on your mentors -Lack of professional diversity -Bureacratic

    Advice to Management

    Focus on middle managment


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