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Clearly an exciting company to work for

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Territory Manager
Former Employee - Territory Manager

I worked at Caterpillar full-time (More than 8 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

I had the best of times there. Depending your level of motivation, you can go places.

Cons

Too much nepotism, loyalty reward vs perf reward drive younger folks away. It's still way too Peoria boys driven for a fortune 50 company. Does feel very much 21st century.

Advice to Management

There is a world outside of Peoria and yea more than 50% of sales come from outside the US. Might be about time somebody recognizes it and globalize the company a bit more rather than that mon and pop shop from Peoria style.

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  1. A great place to work with endless opportunities for advancement!!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Facility Engineer in East Peoria, IL
    Current Employee - Facility Engineer in East Peoria, IL

    I have been working at Caterpillar full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay & great people!!

    Cons

    Difficult to get approval for jobs to improve the facility if not related to production.

    Advice to Management

    Change policies on facility type projects. They shouldn't be viewed the same as production projects.


  2. EHS Professional III

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - EHS Professional in Peoria, IL
    Current Employee - EHS Professional in Peoria, IL

    I have been working at Caterpillar full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company, Great Benefits, Global company with great potential to grow and have a long term career

    Cons

    There are still a lot of "Old school" management styles and culture issues that needs to be resolved. But there are things in place to change the culture.


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