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Caterpillar Reviews

Updated September 22, 2018
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  • "Not much work life balance as there are often meetings anytime from 7 am to 9 pm on any given day" (in 81 reviews)

  • "Hard to move into upper management" (in 93 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    "Great Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Caterpillar full-time

    Pros

    Can easily set into the team

    Cons

    Less chance of growth, need to look somewhere else


  2. "Awesome place to work. People were nice."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Decatur, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Decatur, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Caterpillar full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The staff was nice, money was decent and the vibe was great.

    Cons

    Out of parts a lot

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  3. "Overall it was a great experience."

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Clayton, OH
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Clayton, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Caterpillar full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Always new obstacles to tackle. This place certainly kept me busy.

    Cons

    We had Forced overtime sometimes

    Advice to Management

    Understanding that each associate is different


  4. "Great people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Management does everything they can to make your job easier and more enjoyable.

    Cons

    sometimes slow work culture
    older technology


  5. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good salary. Employees are treated well

    Cons

    Located in a small city, not as many events


  6. "Open"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I would love to work in a different company that's shows there employee that they care about the people and the good work that comes along . I've always wanted to work for caterpillar in my future.

    Cons

    I will give my all

    Advice to Management

    I'm a hard worker and always on time no absence in the future I would really like you be apart of your team.


  7. "Engineering Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Caterpillar full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits package, 401k options.

    Cons

    Business travel to mines and other remote industrialized places

  8. "Good Company to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Caterpillar full-time

    Pros

    Great Management,work life balance,good compensation

    Cons

    Downturn possible for every 4 year once

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  9. "Cat intern review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Caterpillar part-time

    Pros

    Good place to work at

    Cons

    Not much - maybe too little to do


  10. "Inbound Parts"

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    Former Employee - Inbound Parts in Clayton, OH
    Former Employee - Inbound Parts in Clayton, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Caterpillar part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fair wage, reimbursement for shoes

    Cons

    No organization, a lot of rumors about sexual misconduct


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