Caterpillar, Inc. Leadership and Technical Development Program – Procurement in Mossville, Illinois

Leadership and Technical Development Program – Procurement


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's Leadership and Technical Development Program (LTDP) offers you a broad exposure to Caterpillar, presents diverse project responsibilities, engages you in a global team, provides cross-functional job experiences and includes valuable networking opportunities with all levels of Caterpillar leadership. This program provides the foundation for future success of Caterpillar's procurement specialists and technical professionals.

Caterpillar's Procurement Track is a 3 year, multi-rotational assignment program focused on building technical competencies for managing Caterpillar's Supplier Relationship Management, Supply Chain Integration and Procurement functions. This opportunity advances your development and training with a particular focus on the technical aspect of procurement, manufacturing, quality, supplier management and operations supervision. At the successful completion of the three year program, procurement professionals are placed into permanent positions within the Procurement function at Caterpillar Inc.

After approximately 12 months in each assignment, the LTDP will be given increasingly more difficult assignments and be moved to the next level of the program.

Professionals within the program must be willing to travel and relocate domestically.

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.


Required Qualifications:

  • Currently attending a 4-year accredited university/college or have completed a minimum Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations Management, Business Management or Business degree with emphasis in Supply Chain

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8/4.0 scale (no rounding)

  • Graduation date between May 2018 and June 2019

  • Relevant internship or work experience in functional field or in a manufacturing environment

  • Leadership experience

  • Willing to relocate and travel accordingly

  • Flexible to shift and hours

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong technical skills

  • Familiar with company policies and procedures

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for 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

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Job Purchasing & Procurement

Primary Location United States-Illinois-Mossville

Unposting Date: Sep 30, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

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

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Req ID: 180008HN