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Decatur Leadership Rotation Program



Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Decatur Leadership Rotation Program

Caterpillar hires top talent — and this program is all about developing the next generation of leaders for Caterpillar’s largest North American Manufacturing facility. The purpose of the program is to invest in you through training and development opportunities so that you may not only fulfill your personal career and development ambition, but provide excellent service to Caterpillar and especially, Caterpillar customers.

You will gain a wealth of experience while in the development program in roles focused on quality, manufacturing engineering, supply chain, and operations supervision. The Decatur rotational program aims to offer a broad exposure to Caterpillar, presents diverse project responsibilities, engages you in global teams, provides cross-functional job experiences, and includes valuable networking opportunities with all levels of Caterpillar leadership.

The rotational program is a three-year rotational development program, consisting of three 1-year rotational assignments. Assignments are based on business needs and provide on-the-job learning with challenging deliverables. Upon completion of the program, graduates are placed in an assignment that continues to demand leadership excellence gained through the program as a first line operations supervisor.

Please attach your resume and an unofficial copy of your transcript to your application.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A current student, or recent grad, attending a 4-year accredited university/college earning a minimum Bachelors’ degree in a technical or business-related field.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8/4.0 scale (no rounding)
  • Graduation date between December 2020 and December 2025

Top Candidates will also possess:

  • Previous relevant work experience or internship in manufacturing, supply chain or operations industry
  • Technically savvy
  • Leadership involvement in campus outreach, community service and/or extracurricular activities
  • Relevant coursework and/or projects
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to exhibit of critical thinking, analytical skills, and initiative
  • Demonstrated knowledge of order to delivery, engineering and/or manufacturing principles

Relocation benefits are offered to those who qualify.

Employee benefit details:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits [medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401(k)] along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details:

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for the position who now or in the future require sponsorship employment visa status: however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers

Relocation is available for this position.Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as, H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.

Posting Dates:

July 1, 2024 - August 30, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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