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Caterpillar Inc. Employee Reviews

Out of 780 Caterpillar Inc. employee reviews, 56% were positive. The remaining 44% were constructive reviews with the goal of helping Caterpillar Inc. improve their work culture. The Marketing team, with 90% positive reviews, reports the best experience at Caterpillar Inc. compared to all other departments at the company. The Operations team offered the most constructive feedback, with 57% of that department's reviews constructive in nature.

What do you like best about the leadership team?

Leadership Reviews

Customer focus with strong technical requirement

Posted 13 days ago

If there's questions it gets figured out. Conflict gets resolved.

Look out for the best

too early to tell as i have not been with the company long enough

They try at times to get things solved

What does the leadership team need to get better at?

Leadership Reviews

Not given a clear plan to follow and feel uneasy around the upper management leaders.

Communication, an listening to tool box briefs, an less of a blame culture an finding solutions

responsive leaders and can empower the team members

Stay with the facts and don't find excuses for bad decisions

Stay with the facts. Don't find excuses for wrong decision and blame it to others.

What is the best part about your compensation package?

Compensation Reviews

Insurance is the lowest in the county

Review from Operations Dept

The amount of vacation they give me

Review from Product Dept

The short term incentive plan.

Review from Engineering Dept

strong base pay, 6% 401k match, health savings and strong S.T.I.P when division meets goal

Review from Operations Dept

stip reward after a good year, holidays working for the best company on the planet

Review from Product Dept

It is a great package.

Review from Engineering Dept

Health Care options were great

Review from Engineering Dept

Sharing in the good times with a company wide incentive compensation. High level of 401k company match. 4 different health insurance including 2 HSA qualifies plans with company seed money.

Review from Engineering Dept

Benefits

Review from IT Dept

Health insurance. We have it.

Review from Operations Dept

Good benifit and decent pay

Review from Engineering Dept

401k package

Review from Operations Dept

Decent cash comp but poor performance has neutralized the benefit of Short Term Incentives.

Why do you feel undervalued and what would make you feel better about your compensation?

Compensation Reviews

Making more jobs for people that want to help and do better for the company.

Posted 17 days ago

Fair wages an jobs on the shop floor for Ranstad employees

Start looking at your management

better pay and health benefits

Being paid more then those that are only flipping burgers

After learning new skills and running a small area alone for months at a time that needed 2 people I was not given a raise and told the only way to get one was to be a team lead.

Review from Operations Dept

Competive merit based compensation. Transparent pay practices

I was appalled to find that my market worth was 30% higher for similar work, experience and education

If our managers spend more face to face time with their employees, take a proactive stance on creating fringe benefits, provide objective pay for performance incentives, and making reductions in salary or eliminating raises a last resort instead of the top 5 items.

Review from Engineering Dept

More money every year... and not just the 23 cents we get annually... when the management just above us gets 20-30K bonuses annually

Review from Operations Dept

I don't feel that my manager fully understands my skills, let alone fully leveraging them. I would like to take more responsibilities, and I believe if I do my work well the benefits will come to me.

Review from Engineering Dept

If I was paid as much, if not more then a male employee, in the same position.

Review from Customer Support Dept

Married employees have to have separate health care plans and it is expensive having two huge deductibles

More stock options for those mid level management. And better benefits than the shop floor would be nice.

Review from Customer Support Dept

We're underpaid as a whole for the amount of work, and the quality we put out

Review from Product Dept

If and when I have suggestions or ideas they are overlooked or outright shutdown because I am not in the “in crowd” with the people who do get the final say on things that effect my coworkers, area, job or myself. I work in my area everyday and know the area unlike the decision makers.

Review from Operations Dept

A global pay philosophy those outside the US are paid and valued less

They always tell you to safe and work right but they do not allow you to as we are all ways low on staff and when you get a safety issue they just swipe it under the carpet

Review from Engineering Dept

They work you too much and not enough time to be with your family. They need to pay their workers more and give them time off with their families.

Review from Customer Support Dept

Lower pay than peoria plants doing same jobs

Review from Operations Dept

What are some of the best things about your team?

Team Reviews

Some of us a super skilled and others lack the skill it takes to drive efficiency.

Posted 17 days ago

We all know our job and what it calls for us to do so no matter what we show up and to get the job done.

Hard working people that are trying to make Caterpillar a better company.

we work together as a good solid team

open discussions and focused on solving issues

What do your coworkers need to improve and how could you work together better?

Team Reviews

At the caterpillar academy people are lied too, promising them jobs that dont exist, there are people working at Desford for ranstad for over three years truth

There's nothing nobody can do when you're management your management is fixing plexus plexus make it look like it's the team's fault

avoid reporting & work honest & hard to achieve the Goals & take the Path of Truth.

Lots of politics and people tend to talk behind one another's backs. It is difficult to trust your coworkers and leadership team.

Understand competing metrics and work for the common good, but there is fear of retalation or being fired if tjis approach is taken

What is most positive about the culture and environment at your company?

Environment Reviews

Caterpillar does a good job of promoting high performers within the company.

caterpillar has a lot of resources

Safety Awareness and toolbox talks

Work like balance and flexibility and customer focus

Seldom are open or honest about what goes wrong or needs improving

What needs to change to make the company culture better?

Environment Reviews

Leadership needs to open their ears and take suggestions from people that are of lesser rank than them.

Posted 17 days ago

Your management there insurance Texas is committing fraud

Listen to the works who are on the floor and see the problem daily

Find ways to reduce over time. 10 hrs/ day at least and Saturdays was not very sustainable

Review from Operations Dept

Favourism is to be avoided & hard work to be Considered.

What did you like most about the interview process?

Interviews Reviews

I learned on Turbocharging and engine power boost. And exactly was my first question ????

It was online thru a zoom call

Open dialogue transparency flexibility people

The people who interviewed me were actually fairly nice and patient.

Review from Operations Dept

Multiple interviewers, with a plan and discussion. over fairly quickly.

What would you improve about your company's interview process?

Interviews Reviews

I worked in quality I printed out Gages that were calibrated in my name and I wasn't even at work work my name's Phil hilly Gages that were calibrated in my name and I wasn't even at work work my name's Phil hilly

Create interviews that accurately ask and capture skills of the role that you are interviewing for

Actually be competent. I lead my own interview.

Review from Operations Dept

stop TSI interviews, painful interviewing for three hours.

What makes you most happy at work?

Outlook Reviews

Welding, putti g my hood on and mastering my craft.

Posted 17 days ago

My coworkers are a good bunch to work with.

caterpillar is well known company

Am highly recognized for my hard work.

Getting the job done to move on to the next project

What's going wrong and how can it be improved?

Outlook Reviews

Communication and not short staffing. Also it is very disheartening to know that because I'm gay my time request offs get taken less seriously and denied more than my straight co workers

Review from Operations Dept

We are treated poorly by executive management. They don’t care about what we contribute and are fast to criticize and make changes without understanding the impact on their e

Review from Engineering Dept

Constant favoratism, very little training, toxic culture, constantly raising work quotas etc

I know it seems cliche, but employees generally understand that we work at a publicly traded company. But stop running the company based on shareholders and start focusing on the customers would be a good start. Sacrificing quality and employee safety for shareholders does not seem sustainable.

Wrong leadership in key positions. Gotta get experience in there to train those positions before handing over.

Review from Customer Support Dept

What do you like best about your company?

Outlook Reviews

I am inspired by the company's mission.

Review from HR Dept

Global impact of the work we do

Review from Marketing Dept

Their investment in everyone's safety

Review from Operations Dept

What would you most like to see improved at your company?

Outlook Reviews

I'd like the internal brand to be more consistent.

Review from HR Dept
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