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Caterpillar Inc. Company Culture

Culture Score

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
3.1/5
Caterpillar Inc. Overall Culture is rated C-

Awards

Best Places to Work in Chicago 2022Best Places to Work in Chicago 2022

CEO Score

Bottom 25%Bottom 25% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
Jim Umpleby Caterpillar Inc. CEO
Jim Umpleby
61 /100

Caterpillar Inc. Mission, Vision & Values

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Values

  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Commitment
  • Sustainability

Caterpillar Inc. Culture At a Glance

412 employees at Caterpillar Inc. have reviewed Caterpillar Inc. across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was today.

Overall, the 412 Caterpillar Inc. employees give their leadership a grade of D+, or Bottom 25% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Caterpillar Inc. are generally satisfied with their total compensation at Caterpillar Inc., which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Caterpillar Inc. are generally satisfied with their team. 412 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a C+. The majority believe the meetings at Caterpillar Inc. are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Caterpillar Inc. believe the environment at Caterpillar Inc. is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Caterpillar Inc. is comfortably fast. About 42% of the employees at Caterpillar Inc. work 8 hours or less, while 1% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at Caterpillar Inc. are generally happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

Company Information

Address
510 Lake Cook Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015
United States of America
Website
www.caterpillar.com
Founded
1925
Social sites

Company Description

Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We are a leader and proudly have the largest global presence in the industries we serve. Learn more about our Strategy, Governance, History and Brands, as well as the values that guide our conduct.

Key Executives

Name & Title
Bio
Jim Umpleby  CEO / President
Jim Umpleby
CEO / President
Jim Umpleby serves as the CEO / President of Caterpillar Inc..
Robert Charter  Group President of Customer & Dealer Support
Robert Charter
Group President of Customer & Dealer Support
Mr. Robert B. Charter, also known as Rob, has been Group President of Customer & Dealer Support at Caterpillar Inc. since January 1, 2015. Mr. Charter served as Vice President of Excavation Division at Caterpillar Inc. since January 1, 2013. Mr. Charter served as the Vice President of the Asia Pacific Distribution Services Division at Caterpillar Inc. until January 1, 2013. He served as Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. since January 1, 2009. He served as Head of Asia Pacific Distribution Services Division of Caterpillar Inc. since January 1, 2009. He served as Regional Manager of Latin America Division at Caterpillar Inc. since 2005. He joined Caterpillar in 1989 as a development engineer in Melbourne, Australia -- his native country. Over the years he worked closely with dealers in Asia, Australia and Latin America. He has an extensive experience in service training, machine product, machine sales and service, mining product support, manufacturing, projects, construction, quarry and forestry. Mr. Charter served in Australia as district manager. His leadership position was with Caterpillar's Asia Pacific Division in Tokyo, Japan, as product manager - Wheel Loader, Off-Highway Trucks & Building Construction Products for emerging markets. In 2005, he was appointed southern region manager in Caterpillar's Latin America Division, a position he held until 2008. He also has experience in product management -- including his role as product manager in Tokyo and Cat Elphinstone operations. Mr. Charter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ballarat University in Victoria, Australia and has completed the Stanford University Executive Program.
Richard P. Lavin  -
Richard P. Lavin
-
Mr. Richard P. Lavin, also known as Rich, served as the Chief Executive Officer and President, Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. Mr. Lavin has been an Independent Director of ITT Inc. since May 07, 2013. Mr. Lavin has been an Independent Director of Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. since March 11, 2016. He has been Director of USG Corporation since November 2009. He serves as a Director at United States Gypsum Company and The U.S.-India Business Council. He serves as a Director of the U.S. Korea Business Council. He is a broad-based business leader, with experience in legal, marketing, product management and service center operations. He spent over 28 years of global experience with Caterpillar Inc. He served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. from May 28, 2013 to November 20, 2015. He served as the Group President of Construction Industries & Growth Markets at Caterpillar Inc. from December 1, 2007 to December 31, 2012. Mr. Lavin served as a Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. from 2001 to July 1, 2004 and served as its Vice President of Operations for Asia Pacific Division since July 1, 2004. He led the Caterpillar Inc.'s people initiatives with administrative responsibility for the Human Services Division, including Caterpillar University, Compensation, Benefits, Corporate Medical, Corporate Public Affairs, Corporate Security & Aviation Services, Human Relations, Global H.R. Shared Services and Succession Management. He served as Product Manager, Track-Type Tractors Division of Caterpillar Inc. from 1996 to 1998 and served as its Director of Corporate Human Relations from 1998 to 1999 and also Director of Compensation & Benefits from 1999 to 2001. He joined Caterpillar Inc. in 1984 as an Attorney in the legal department. At Caterpillar Inc., Mr. Lavin served as Director of Corporate Human Relations from 1998 to 1999 when he served as Director of Compensation and Benefits with worldwide responsibility for its pay and benefits programs. He served as the Chairman of Shin Caterpillar Mitsubishi Ltd. and had administrative responsibility for operations in the region, including manufacturing facilities in China, India, Indonesia and Japan. He served as Director of Commercial Vehicle Group Inc from August 2013 November 20, 2015. He served as a Director of US-China Business Council, Inc. He is a member of The Conference Board and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He serves on the International Advisory Council of Guanghua School of Management at Peking University and is on the Board of Trustees at Bradley University and Saint Mary of the Woods College. He completed a Brookings Institute program. Mr. Lavin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Illinois University, a Juris Doctor degree from Creighton University and a Master of Laws degree from Georgetown University. In 1996, he completed an Advanced Management Program at Carnegie Mellon University.
Denise C. Johnson  Group President of Resource Industries
Denise C. Johnson
Group President of Resource Industries
Mrs. Denise C. Johnson has been the Group President for Resource Industries at Caterpillar Inc. since April 1, 2016. Mrs. Johnson served as Vice President of Material Handling & Underground Division at Caterpillar Inc. since 2014 until March 1, 2016. Ms. Johnson served as Vice President of Integrated Manufacturing Operations Division (IMOD) at Caterpillar Inc. since May 1, 2013. Ms. Johnson joined Caterpillar in 2011 and initially served as the General Manager of Special Products within Caterpillar's Reman & Components Division where she had global responsibility for 17 facilities. Ms. Johnson served as Vice President of Diversified Products Division at Caterpillar Inc. from January 1, 2013 to May 1, 2013. She previously had a career with General Motors, where she built deep expertise in operations and product management. She served as the President and Managing Director of General Motors do Brasil Ltda. at General Motors Company, an affiliate of General Motors de Mexico, S. de R. L. de C.V. from July 2010 to March 2011. Ms. Johnson served as Vice President of Labor Relations at General Motors Company since December 4, 2009. Ms. Johnson served as Vice President of Labor Relations at General Motors Company since December 04, 2009. She served as Vice president of Labor Relations at General Motors North America, Inc. since December 2009. Ms. Johnson served as Vehicle Line Director and Chief Engineer for Global Small Cars. She served as the Vehicle Line Director/Vehicle Chief Engineer at Small Car. Since 2008, she served as Plant Manager of Flint Truck Assembly and Flint Stamping Consolidated after serving as Plant Manager at Oshawa Truck Assembly since 2007. Ms. Johnson joined General Motors in 1989 as an Associate Product Engineer. She served various positions within engineering, manufacturing and planning prior to being named Area Manager at Lansing Car Assembly. She has been an Independent Director of The Mosaic Company since May 2014. She served as a Director of Caterpillar Underground Mining Pty Ltd until April 25, 2016. She is a member of numerous outside boards, including Gearbox Group, Inc., The Center for Prevention of Abuse and OSF Saint Francis Hospital. Ms. Johnson served at the Director of Business Planning for the North America Strategy Board from 2003 to 2005. Ms. Johnson was named a recipient of the Automotive Hall of Fame 2002 Young Leadership and Excellence Award. She also serves as the Executive Sponsor of the Caterpillar Armed Forces Network Resource Group. In 1998, Ms. Johnson received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University. She earned dual Masters Degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1997.
Jill E. Daugherty  Chief Audit Officer
Jill E. Daugherty
Chief Audit Officer
Ms. Jill E. Daugherty has been Chief Audit Officer at Caterpillar Inc. since January 1, 2017. Ms. Daugherty served a Corporate Controller of Caterpillar Inc. from October 1, 2013 to January 1, 2017. Ms. Daugherty served as a Group Chief Financial Officer of Energy & Power Systems Division at Caterpillar Inc. She was responsible for corporate accounting, forecasting and enterprise cost and business analysis. She joined Caterpillar Inc. as an intern in 1990. She has deep accounting expertise and a breadth. She has held positions in the United States, Europe and Asia. She served as a Production Accounting Clerk. She held a series of positions with increasing responsibility in accounting and business support. Since 2002, she served as Controller for the Engine Division. She served at the Corporate Consolidation Manager based in Peoria, Ill., Business Support Manager for Asia based in Singapore, Business Resource Manager in Gosselies, Belgium and group Chief Financial Officer in Geneva, Switzerland. She is a Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Daugherty holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Purdue University and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Frank J. Crespo  Former Vice President of Global Supply Network Division
Frank J. Crespo
Former Vice President of Global Supply Network Division
Mr. Frank J. Crespo has been Vice President of Global Supply Network Division at Caterpillar Inc., from August 16, 2010 to February 1, 2018. Mr. Crespo is responsible for the Global Purchasing Division and responsible for leading Caterpillar's global procurement strategy and its relationship with its supply base. He served as Caterpillar's Chief Procurement Officer. He has responsibility for leading Caterpillar's global procurement strategy and its relationship with its supply base. He served an additional 18 years in the Naval Reserve and retired as a Captain. He joined Caterpillar in August 2010 from Honeywell International Inc. He served as a Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer for Honeywell International and responsible for setting strategic direction, developing and managing the supplier base, driving supplier alliance relationships and building and delivering people excellence within the organization. Mr. Crespo, who joined Honeywell in 2007, has over 20 years of high-tech industry and military procurement and business experience. Prior to joining Honeywell, he served as the Director at Global Category Management at Electronic Data Systems in Plano, Texas, where he was responsible for creating a global commodity management structure across each business unit. Before joining Electronic Data Systems, he served as the Vice President of Semiconductor Materials for Praxair, Inc. Prior to this role, he was the Vice President of Global Procurement and Materials Management for Praxair, Inc. Mr. Crespo also served in senior procurement roles for Texas Instruments, Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Company. Following his graduation from the Naval Academy, he served as a Nuclear Submarine Officer in both Vallejo, Calif., and Norfolk, Va., as the Department Head for Supply, where he managed a large inventory and logistics budget for the Navy. He concluded his active duty career as a Defense Contract Specialist for the Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, District of Columbia. He serves as Member of Executive Advisory Board at SCM World Limited. He has been a Director of LCI Industries since May 21, 2015. He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for Proctor Hospital. He serves on the National Advisory Council and the Supply Chain Advisory Council for the Marriott School of Business, Brigham Young University. Mr. Crespo graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., with an Engineering Degree and earned his MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.
Bob De Lange  Group President of Construction Industries
Bob De Lange
Group President of Construction Industries
Mr. Bob De Lange has been Group President of Construction Industries at Caterpillar Inc. since January 1, 2017. Mr. De Lange joined Caterpillar in 1993 in a marketing role based in Gosselies, Belgium. He served as Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. from January 1, 2015 to January 1, 2017. Over the next several years, he held a series of marketing roles with increasing responsibilities in Germany, the U.K., Denmark and the U.S. In 2006, he was named area district and distribution manager, based in Rome, Italy. In 2010, he became a Product Manager for the Earthmoving Division based in Geneva Switzerland and in 2013 he was named a worldwide Product Manager for the Earthmoving Division based in Aurora, Illinois. He graduated from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, with a master's degree in mechanical engineering in 1992. He then earned an MBA from the EDHEC University in Lille, France in 1993.
William P. Ainsworth  Senior VP & Strategic Advisor to Executive Office
William P. Ainsworth
Senior VP & Strategic Advisor to Executive Office
Mr. William P. Ainsworth, also known as Billy, is a Founder of Progress Rail Services Corporation and has been its Chief Executive Officer and President since 1993. Mr. Ainsworth also serves as the Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Executive Officer of Progress Rail and President of Progress Rail at Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. He has been Senior Vice President and Strategic Advisor to Executive Office at Caterpillar Inc. since January 1, 2017. He served as Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. from December 1, 2006 to January 1, 2017. He joined Caterpillar in 2006. He has several years of experience in the recyclable metal brokerage industry. Mr. Ainsworth founded Steel Processing Services, Inc. and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer. He began his professional career with the Atlanta office of Luria Brothers. In 1979, he joined Erman Howell as a regional trader. In 1981, he opened the Birmingham office of Amex Steel. As Vice President - Trading, he was responsible for all trading throughout the U. S., as well as acquiring material for export to Mexico. He serves as a Director of Progress Rail Services Corporation. Mr. Ainsworth graduated from Auburn University in 1978 with a B.S. degree in Marketing.
Thomas A. Pellette  Group President of Energy & Transportation
Thomas A. Pellette
Group President of Energy & Transportation
Mr. Thomas A. Pellette, also known as Tom, has been Group President of Energy & Transportation at Caterpillar Inc. since January 1, 2017. Mr. Pellette served as Group President of Construction Industries at Caterpillar Inc. from January 1, 2015 to January 1, 2017. Mr. Pellette served as the President of Solar Turbines Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. since January 1, 2013. Mr. Pellette served as a Vice President of Caterpillar Inc. since January 1, 2013. Since joining Solar in 1993, Mr. Pellette has held a range of sales, engineering and product support positions with increasing responsibility, including significant experience in leadership positions in Europe, Asia and the U.S. Prior to joining Solar, Mr. Pellette worked for Tennessee Gas and Leybold Technologies. He completed Caterpillar's executive leadership program, Digging Deep. He graduated in 1985 from Rice University with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.
Mary Vick  Chief of Staff & Executive Office Communications
Mary Vick
Chief of Staff & Executive Office Communications
Mary Vick serves as the Chief of Staff & Executive Office Communications of Caterpillar Inc.. Mary started at Caterpillar Inc. in December of 2016. Mary currently resides in the Greater Chicago Area.

HR Leaders

Name & Title
Bio
Sylvia Hasinger  HR Director
Sylvia Hasinger
HR Director
Sylvia Hasinger serves as the HR Director of .
Benjamin Cordani  Director Human Resources
Benjamin Cordani
Director Human Resources
Benjamin Cordani serves as the Director Human Resources of .
Debbie Furness  Human Resources Director - Material Handling & Underground
Debbie Furness
Human Resources Director - Material Handling & Underground
Debbie Furness serves as the Human Resources Director - Material Handling & Underground of .
Eric Tolman  Global Head of Talent
Eric Tolman
Global Head of Talent
Eric Tolman serves as the Global Head of Talent of .
Bonnie Samson  Human Resources/Training Assistant
Bonnie Samson
Human Resources/Training Assistant
Bonnie Samson serves as the Human Resources/Training Assistant of Caterpillar Parts Department. Bonnie started at Caterpillar Parts Department in January of 2015. Bonnie currently resides in the Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Area.
Chrisi Blair  Human Resources Supervisor
Chrisi Blair
Human Resources Supervisor
Chrisi Blair serves as the Human Resources Supervisor of Caterpillar Parts Department. Chrisi currently resides in the Fort Wayne, Indiana Area.
Erik Mikolajczyk  Human Resources Manager
Erik Mikolajczyk
Human Resources Manager
Erik Mikolajczyk serves as the Human Resources Manager of Caterpillar Parts Department. Erik currently resides in the Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area.
Monica Patterson  HR Supervisor
Monica Patterson
HR Supervisor
Monica Patterson serves as the HR Supervisor of Caterpillar Parts Department. Monica started at Caterpillar Parts Department in April of 2014. Monica currently resides in the Peoria, Illinois Area.
Parker Rosie  Human Resources Manager - Earthmoving Division
Parker Rosie
Human Resources Manager - Earthmoving Division
Parker Rosie serves as the Human Resources Manager - Earthmoving Division of Caterpillar Parts Department. Parker started at Caterpillar Parts Department in January of 2009. Parker currently resides in the Peoria, Illinois Area.
Cheryl Johnson  Chief Human Resources Officer
Cheryl Johnson
Chief Human Resources Officer
Cheryl Johnson serves as the Chief Human Resources Officer of Caterpillar Inc.. Cheryl started at Caterpillar Inc. in July of 2017. Cheryl currently resides in the Greater Chicago Area.
Andrea Christianson  Division HR Lead, Cat Digital
Andrea Christianson
Division HR Lead, Cat Digital
Andrea Christianson serves as the Division HR Lead, Cat Digital of Caterpillar Inc.. Andrea currently resides in the Greater Chicago Area.
Todd Bisping  Global Benefits Manager
Todd Bisping
Global Benefits Manager
Todd Bisping serves as the Global Benefits Manager of Caterpillar Inc.. Todd currently resides in the Peoria, Illinois Area.
Paul Starks  Global Director - HR Business Processes & Compliance
Paul Starks
Global Director - HR Business Processes & Compliance
Paul Starks serves as the Global Director - HR Business Processes & Compliance of Caterpillar Inc.. Paul currently resides in the Greater Chicago Area.
Heidi Epley  Global HR Continuous Improvement Manager
Heidi Epley
Global HR Continuous Improvement Manager
Heidi Epley serves as the Global HR Continuous Improvement Manager of Caterpillar Inc.. Heidi currently resides in the Bloomington/Normal, Illinois Area.
Brianna Dalgaard  Global Talent Acquisition Manager
Brianna Dalgaard
Global Talent Acquisition Manager
Brianna Dalgaard serves as the Global Talent Acquisition Manager of Caterpillar Inc.. Brianna currently resides in the Peoria, Illinois Area.
Darin Hinderman  Healthcare Benefits Manager
Darin Hinderman
Healthcare Benefits Manager
Darin Hinderman serves as the Healthcare Benefits Manager of Caterpillar Inc.. Darin currently resides in the Peoria, Illinois Area.
Jason Sage  HR Director
Jason Sage
HR Director
Jason Sage serves as the HR Director of Caterpillar Inc.. Jason currently resides in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area.
Jim Ryerson  HR Executive
Jim Ryerson
HR Executive
Jim Ryerson serves as the HR Executive of Caterpillar Inc.. Jim currently resides in the Greater Chicago Area.
Stephanie Ward  HR Manager
Stephanie Ward
HR Manager
Stephanie Ward serves as the HR Manager of Caterpillar Inc.. Stephanie currently resides in the Greensboro/Winston-Salem, North Carolina Area.
Beth Tyre  HR Manager
Beth Tyre
HR Manager
Beth Tyre serves as the HR Manager of Caterpillar Inc.. Beth currently resides in the Peoria, Illinois Area.
Rhonda Lee  HR Manager
Rhonda Lee
HR Manager
Rhonda Lee serves as the HR Manager of Caterpillar Inc.. Rhonda currently resides in the Greater Memphis Area.
Molly Steffen  Human Resources Manager
Molly Steffen
Human Resources Manager
Molly Steffen serves as the Human Resources Manager of Caterpillar Inc.. Molly currently resides in the Peoria, Illinois Area.
Lindsey Birkel  Lead HR Manager, Global Power Solutions Division
Lindsey Birkel
Lead HR Manager, Global Power Solutions Division
Lindsey Birkel serves as the Lead HR Manager, Global Power Solutions Division of Caterpillar Inc.. Lindsey currently resides in the Peoria, Illinois Area.
Amy McCoy  Lead Human Resources Manager for Caterpillar's Law, Security & Public Policy division
Amy McCoy
Lead Human Resources Manager for Caterpillar's Law, Security & Public Policy division
Amy McCoy serves as the Lead Human Resources Manager for Caterpillar's Law, Security & Public Policy division of Caterpillar Inc.. Amy currently resides in the Greater Chicago Area.
Roy Cartwright  Manager, Caterpillar European HR Shared Services
Roy Cartwright
Manager, Caterpillar European HR Shared Services
Roy Cartwright serves as the Manager, Caterpillar European HR Shared Services of Caterpillar Inc.. Roy currently resides in the United States.
Julia Kindred  Program Manager in Compensation + Benefits
Julia Kindred
Program Manager in Compensation + Benefits
Julia Kindred serves as the Program Manager in Compensation + Benefits of Caterpillar Inc.. Julia currently resides in the Peoria, Illinois Area.
Alicia Johnson  Segment HR Director - Construction Industries
Alicia Johnson
Segment HR Director - Construction Industries
Alicia Johnson serves as the Segment HR Director - Construction Industries of Caterpillar Inc.. Alicia currently resides in the Peoria, Illinois Area.
Kathryn Aiken  Segment HR Director, Resource Industries
Kathryn Aiken
Segment HR Director, Resource Industries
Kathryn Aiken serves as the Segment HR Director, Resource Industries of Caterpillar Inc.. Kathryn currently resides in the Greater Seattle Area.
Maggie C  Segment HR Leader, Energy & Transportation
Maggie C
Segment HR Leader, Energy & Transportation
Maggie C serves as the Segment HR Leader, Energy & Transportation of Caterpillar Inc.. Maggie currently resides in the United States.
LeAnne Moritz  Senior Director Human Resources - Large Power Systems Div.
LeAnne Moritz
Senior Director Human Resources - Large Power Systems Div.
LeAnne Moritz serves as the Senior Director Human Resources - Large Power Systems Div. of Caterpillar Inc.. LeAnne currently resides in the Peoria, Illinois Area.

Caterpillar Inc. Employee Reviews

Positive Reviews
56%
56%
44%
Constructive Feedback
44%

Positive Reviews from Employees

What are some of the best things about your team?

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.

What is the best part about your compensation package?

Overtime when it's on my check.

What do you like best about the leadership team?

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

Constructive Feedback from Employees

What does the leadership team need to get better at?

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

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

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

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

Fair wages an jobs on the shop floor for Ranstad employees

A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life
Caterpillar Inc. employees generally work 9.4 hrs a day
Work Hours
A Day in the Life
Employees at Caterpillar Inc. report the work pace is comfortably fast
Work Pace
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On a typical day, employees at Caterpillar Inc. have 1 meeting
Meetings
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84% of Caterpillar Inc. employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
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Caterpillar Inc. employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
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44% of Caterpillar Inc. employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
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Caterpillar Inc. employees never get valuable feedback on how to improve at work
Feedback
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57% of Caterpillar Inc. employees call their work environment positive
Environment

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25%

Leadership Score

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56
out of 100
Executive rating?
61
out of 100
CEO rating?
67
out of 100
Manager rating?
Top
40%

Compensation Score

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Paid fairly?
Satisfied with benefits?
Top
50%

Team Score

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Coworker interaction?
76
out of 100
Quality of coworkers?
Bottom
20%

Environment Score

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7 or less
3%
8
39%
10
50%
12
7%
More than 12
1%
Work hours per day?
Extremely fast
19%
Comfortably fast
39%
Moderate
29%
A bit slow
6%
Bureaucratic
7%
Pace at work?
Positive
57%
Negative
43%
Positive work environment?
Bottom
45%

Outlook Score

In the Bottom 45% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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66
out of 100
Future outlook?
Fantastic
25%
Good
50%
Neutral
22%
Bad
2%
Terrible
1%
Customer perception?
Excited going to work?

Caterpillar Inc. H1B Visa

In 2019, Caterpillar Inc. applied for 143 H1B visas. Of the work permits applied for, 94% were approved.

An in-depth look at ‘Certified-withdrawn’ H1B applications at Caterpillar Inc. unveil that one approved work permit application was withdrawn before the employee’s start date, and 4 were withdrawn by Caterpillar Inc. after the employee’s start date.

Work Permit Application Outcome

Caterpillar Inc. has a total of 98400 employees

143
Total Applied
  • 94% Granted (135 out of 143)
  • 2% Denied (3 out of 143)
  • <1% Withdrawn Application was withdrawn by the employer before approval/rejection (1 out of 143)
  • 3% Certified-Withdrawn Application was approved but later withdrawn by employer (4 out of 143)

This data was calculated using publicly sourced data from OFLC Performance Data

Gender Score How positively women rate their overall experience at Caterpillar Inc.

Bottom
30%

Caterpillar Inc. currently ranks in the Bottom 30% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

Diversity Score How positively minorities rate their overall experience at Caterpillar Inc.

Bottom
25%

Caterpillar Inc. currently ranks in the Bottom 25% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

eNPS

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-4
eNPS Score
39%Promoters
18%Passives
43%Detractors

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Caterpillar Inc. Competitors

  1. 1st
    Alamo Group
    72 / 100
  2. 2nd
    John Deere
    66 / 100
  3. 3rd
    Caterpillar Inc.
    64 / 100
  4. 4th
    Dresser-Rand
    62 / 100
  5. 5th
    Columbus McKinnon
    56 / 100

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