About CAT

For 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. With 2015 sales and revenues of $47.011 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.

Key Facts

Established: 1925
Employees: 10,000+
Type: Equipment, Gears & Tools
Headquarters: Peoria, IL



Why CAT is a Great Place to Work

Looking for an opportunity to develop your skills and gain practical experience? At Caterpillar, we know it takes a talented team to get things done for our customers. Today's factories are high-tech and highly efficient. In every single job we need problem solvers, delivering the highest-quality products. The jobs of today require skill, know-how and teamwork.

Every day, members of the Caterpillar team can go home proud of the work they do. The machines we make are used to build roads and bridges, ports and buildings. Our engines bring power to oil rigs, hospitals, ships and more. You can see the results of a day's work both in the factory and out in the world. Manufacturing is a strong, growing profession that is here to stay.

Ready to join a dedicated team of employees who are proud to make progress possible around the world? Click the button below to search and apply for open positions. 

What should I know about your company history?

Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We are also a leading financial services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services.

Built for Customer Success

We are in it for the long haul—for our customers and for our world. Our customers can be found in virtually every corner of the earth, and we realize our success comes directly from helping our customers be successful.

Built for Transforming Lives

We take seriously our responsibility to give back to the communities in which we work and live. The Caterpillar Foundation, founded in 1952, is helping to make sustainable progress possible around the world through support of environmental sustainability, access to education and fulfillment of basic human needs.

Built for the Future

We have a long history of innovation and using leading edge technology to provide customer solutions. Whether we're researching ways to move more dirt with less fuel, developing products that generate fewer emissions or exploring autonomous vehicle solutions, our strength is integrating customer feedback with ideas and actions to ensure our customers' success. Now and in the future.


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