Caterpillar, Inc. Executive Assistant to Vice President in Chicago, Illinois


We know that a decision to work for Caterpillar is a commitment of time and talent. In return, we work to provide a rewarding environment and experience for our teammates. Caterpillar wouldn't be the company it is today without the men and women who shape it.

Are you an experienced Executive Assistant looking for a new challenge? If so, Caterpillar has an exciting opportunity located in Chicago, IL.

As an Executive Assistant at Caterpillar you provide high-level administrative support to the Vice President and their direct reports. In return you will receive a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package, and join a dynamic and collaborative team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Administrative support tasks to include; all aspects of travel, logistics including scheduling and organizing conference calls, on-site/off-site meetings and events, and providing a professional customer service presence

  • Serve as the liaison between the Vice President and Group President/Executive Office; prepare executive materials, distribute information, and schedule meetings

  • Draft and edit correspondence, speeches, presentations, and announcements; manage all communication between Vice President and their organization; to include clients, customers, dealers, suppliers and staff members

  • Support the direct reports of the Vice President located in the Chicago Office

  • Support the monthly, quarterly and annual governance and meeting cadence processes for the division

  • Manage all expense reporting, charitable contributions, and invoicing

If you are interested in being part of this exciting opportunity, apply today for immediate consideration!

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 years of experience supporting C-Suite executives

  • Experience scheduling / coordinating global travel

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills

  • Exceptional skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Agility to make adjustments quickly and with poise

  • Ability to execute and "get things done" in a highly visible, fast pace environment while using independent discretion and judgement to solve complex problems related to prioritization and scheduling projects and meetings

This position will be located in the downtown Chicago area.

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

Job: *Human Resources

Title: Executive Assistant to Vice President

Location: Illinois-Chicago

Requisition ID: 170009SW