Job description

Career Area:

Business Technologies, Digital and Data

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.


  • Directing the data gathering, data mining, and data processing processes in huge volume; creating appropriate data models.
  • Leading to define requirements and scope of data analyses; presenting and reporting possible business insights to management using data visualization technologies.

Skill Descriptors

Programming Languages: Knowledge of basic concepts and capabilities of SQL/SAS/Python programming; ability to use tools, techniques and platforms in order to write and modify programming languages.

Level Basic Understanding:

  • Describes the basic concepts of programming and program construction activities.
  • Uses programming documentation including program specifications in order to maintain standards.
  • Describes the capabilities of major programming languages.
  • Identifies locally relevant programming tools.

Query and Database Access Tools: Knowledge of data management systems; ability to use, support and access facilities for searching, extracting and formatting data for further use.

Level Basic Understanding:

  • Identifies query facilities that are available in one's own environment.
  • Explains organization's standards, procedures and practices for building queries.
  • Describes the functions and features of query and database access tools.
  • Identifies the key benefits and drawbacks of query languages.

Business Statistics: Knowledge of the statistical tools, processes, and practices to describe business results in measurable scales; ability to use statistical tools and processes to assist in making business decisions.

Level Basic Understanding:

  • Identifies and describes basic statistical measures.
  • Summarizes the underlying uncertainties associated with statistical analysis and reporting.

Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Understanding the necessity and value of accuracy; ability to complete tasks with high levels of precision.

Level Working Knowledge:

  • Accurately gauges the impact and cost of errors, omissions, and oversights.
  • Utilizes specific approaches and tools for checking and cross-checking outputs.
  • Processes limited amounts of detailed information with good accuracy.
  • Learns from mistakes and applies lessons learned.
  • Develops and uses checklists to ensure that information goes out error-free.

Analytical Thinking: Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis; ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve these problems.

Level Basic Understanding:

  • Names specific tools or techniques that can be used to support the analytical thinking process.
  • Describes specific software applications or products used for business analytics.
  • Gives examples of how analytical thinking has been used to resolve problems.

Posting Dates:

June 10, 2024 - June 24, 2024

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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