Human Resources

Build the team that builds a better world.

Caterpillar wouldn’t be the company it is today without the men and women who shape it. Because our employees power our success, we’re committed to empowering theirs. As a member of our HR team, you’ll help us create a culture that enables people to produce their best work every day—work that changes lives for the better around the world. A solid HR background and good communication skills matter, but you’ll succeed here if you’re also:

  • Focused on serving your customers
  • Able to demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Innovative and diverse thinking
  • Ready to work in and help create flexible, collaborative environments

Choose a career that matters—not just to us, but to you.

Are you passionate about recruiting talent, developing employees, creating organizational designs, structuring compensation and benefit programs or handling labor relations? With more than 400 different types of HR positions at Caterpillar—in our corporate offices, business units and shared services organization—you’ll find a home here. You’ll also find yourself doing truly global work, interacting with people from many different backgrounds and cultures.

You can choose to build your expertise in one specific area or take on multiple HR roles over the course of your career. There’s plenty of room for growth, continual learning and leadership whichever path you take. Recent college graduates may have a chance to participate in our three-year rotational development program, gaining a comprehensive HR foundation in an accelerated format.

Interested in HR? Check out our HR Professional Development Program