Meet the Essential Team Behind Caterpillar Manufacturing

October 22, 2021

When Caterpillar celebrates manufacturing, we are celebrating the teams behind the iron - the essential employees who make the products that help our customers build a better world. In this special video, four members of our global production team share stories about the work they do, how they do it, and why they’re committed – day in and day out – to doing the work that matters.

Video Guide (total run-time: 22:46) 
1:00 – Meet the team!

  • Enedina Espinoza, Manufacturing Analyst from Torreon, Mexico
  • Tre Schoen, Quality Specialist form Decatur, Illinois
  • Aderaldo Silva Junior, Material Planner from Piracicaba, Brazil
  • Rene Saloka, Welding Instructor from Decatur, Illinois

4:10 – A day in the life.

6:00 – What does today’s manufacturing look like? What’s technology got to do with it? From 3D models to technologies that ensure quality, Tre and Enedina describe modern manufacturing. 

8:30 – What would you say to someone interested in a career in manufacturing? Rene and Aderaldo share how rewarding a career in manufacturing can be and how a passion for the work can lead to major growth.

11:42 – Ever heard of the Career Pathways Program? Tre shares how through this program he is spreading the word to local high school students about the value of manufacturing and the opportunities that exist at Caterpillar 

14:20 – What does it meant to be an essential worker? Tre and Aderaldo describe the safety-first mindset critical in a manufacturing setting.

19:45 – The panelists share the top takeaway they want viewers to remember. 

Essential Manufacturing Video