Caterpillar Human Resources Professional Development Program in Peoria, Illinois
For nearly 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. 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 don't just build great products, we pair them with the newest digital technologies and analytics to solve problems and anticipate customer needs. We are bringing our industry into the Age of Smart Iron. A lasting legacy of talented and committed employees give Caterpillar its competitive edge. It is our team that has allowed this company to accomplish great things. From the construction of the Hoover Dam, to earthquake relief in Indonesia, our employees have never failed to give customers enduring results through superior service and innovation.
Caterpillar HR Team focuses on building the team that builds a better world. If you enjoy working in a culture of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability, apply now! Regardless of location, function or position, Caterpillar leaders display and hold these values in high regard.
Because of the integral role of Human Resources to any business, participants in theHuman Resource Professional Development Programgain business acumen and create a sustainable competitive advantage by enabling people to succeed.
Performs a variety of complex assignments to become familiar with and understand the functions and responsibilities of Human Resources within Caterpillar.
Selected candidates enter into a three-year developmental program that enables them to move throughout a variety of assignments in Human Resources, thus gaining a broad knowledge base in Human Resources.
Candidates will move through three or more functional assignments.
The goal of this program is to provide a formal development process to enhance the flow of qualified Human Resource professionals and develop a pipeline of future Human Resource professional leaders.
Our Human Resource Associates are placed in a variety of HR specialties and locations.
Professionals within the program must be willing to travel and relocate, possibly globally.
Applicants will be considered for positions throughout the United States.
Thousands of Caterpillar employees come into work every day. While they perform their daily tasks, they’re really contributing to the work of a powerful global team. At Caterpillar, we know that innovation happens step-by-step, piece-by-piece, person-by-person. Everyone has a vital role to play at our organization. Modest, small projects can grow and evolve into groundbreaking, world-changing technologies, machines, services and more through collaboration and teamwork in a diverse and inclusive work environment.
Caterpillar couldn’t be the company it is today without the men and women who shape it by producing their best work. Because employees power the success of Caterpillar, the company is committed to empowering the success of the employees. When employees win, so does Caterpillar.
Currently attending a 4-year accredited university/college or have completed a minimum Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business with emphasis in HR coursework or Psychology degree with emphasis in HR coursework
Minimum 2.8/4.0 Cumulative GPA (no rounding)
Expected graduation date between May 2017 to June 2018
Currently participating in Caterpillar Student Program
Willing to travel and relocate, possibly globally
Previous Human Resources internship or work experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills and decision quality
Collaborative team member with strong initiative
Excellent customer focus
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website www.caterpillar.com/careers.
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Job: *Human Resources
Title: Human Resources Professional Development Program
Requisition ID: 170006TX