Communications Representative

San Antonio, TX +2

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a greater than 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe. When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure. Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.

As a Communications Representative , you will provide communications expertise for the Industrial Powers Systems Division (IPSD), supporting the Aftermarket Solutions and Sales, Marketing, Service & Parts organizations. This role will also provide some experience in the general HR function through support for the local HR Manager as required.


Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • The focus of the position is to support the development and delivery of communications for the Aftermarket Solutions and Sales, Marketing, Service & Parts organizations in IPSD. The successful candidate will work across a global team, with customers based at multiple locations.
  • Ensure all communications plans and tactics are consistent with the company’s strategic vision, IPSD’s Full Power strategy and reflect the Caterpillar brand
  • This position acts as an advisor or consultant to senior management on communications, developing and executing communication plans for a variety of local and global initiatives.
  • Responsible for deliverables that include speeches, video scripts, presentations, newsletter articles, website and internal all-employee meetings, working on multiple communications activities and managing non-repeating projects.
  • Work effectively across functional boundaries to deliver communication solutions – partnering with our internal marketing group, Corporate Public Affairs and other communicators across IPSD as well as with external groups.
  • The position works to develop innovative processes or methods to best use resources and technology in meeting the quality goals.
  • The position will provide support to the local HR Manager as required, focused on support for standard HR processes and activities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or similar discipline
  • 2-4 years of progressively responsible communications-related experience
  • Technical competence in the field of communications, including writing skills and experience

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Process oriented with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while paying close attention to tactical details
  • Work with a sense of urgency in a deadline-driven environment, with the ability to quickly prioritize. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; collaborative mindset and team player
  • Experience of working across functional boundaries and global time zones
  • Knowledge of latest communications-related technology


  • Less than 10%

Additional Information:

  • Relocation assistance IS available for this position
  • This position is located in Schertz, TX and offers a flexible work environment

What You Will Get:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better more sustainable world.

Here you earn more than just a salary. Because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day-one benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus program
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage​
  • Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)​
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Stock option opportunity over time
  • Health savings account (HSA)​
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)​
  • Short and long-term disability coverage​
  • Life Insurance​
  • Paid parental leave​
  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs​
  • Employee Assistance Programs​
  • Voluntary Benefits (Ex. Accident, Identity Theft Protection)
  • Strong community involvement

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

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

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.

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

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