Caterpillar

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Good Company for building your career

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Caterpillar as a contractor (more than an year)

Pros

A lot of opportunity and new things for learning. The people is friendly and nice job environment

Cons

1. Too many politician 2. Team work is not strong enough 3. Sometimes you might loss direction

Recommends

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  1.  

    Fairly well managed company.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Logistics Analyst
    Former Employee - Logistics Analyst

    I worked at Caterpillar full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits.
    Good opportunities for advancement,

    Cons

    None known at this time.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Excellent long term company to work for

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

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

    Pros

    Challenging assignments.
    Good work life balance
    Job Flexibility
    Multiple career paths depending on individual profile, performance and interests.
    Dual career moves for employee and spouse if moved outside of current work city.
    Dunlap school district is very good for kid's education

    Cons

    Industry market leader, but not a technology leader.
    Abuse of Six Sigma
    Job performance appraisal not consistent across various divisions
    Lot of middle management.
    Lot of focus on career development and training for management type postion, but not for technical roles
    More people "managing" than "doing"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage a "hands-on" "genba" work based culture.
    Invest in the right technology for the right product.
    Encourage technical roles

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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