Caterpillar hires 15 people in the U.S. for construction jobs
The Caterpillar Co. has hired 15 people to work in its Cleveland, Ohio headquarters.
The company has hired around 600 people in Ohio since 2012.
The jobs are primarily in supply chain, supply chain management and supply chain engineering positions.
The hires come from Caterpillar’s manufacturing and logistics operations in the United States and abroad.
Caterpillar said it plans to hire about 1,000 people for the jobs in the first half of 2019, and another 1,200 people for additional positions.
The company said the hiring comes as Caterpillar works to meet its commitment to hire 1 million new workers by 2020.
Caterpillars U.K. headquarters opened in 2019, but its headquarters in the Netherlands has not opened.
The company has been adding to its workforce in recent years, hiring as many as 5,000 new employees annually in the past five years, according to the company.
In the first six months of 2019 , Caterpillar added nearly 1,500 new positions, the company said.