Benefits and Programs

Various benefits in the country are covered through legislation and social security. Therefore, only benefits outside of those statutory requirements are listed. The benefit offering represents those that are available to most employees; however, eligibility may differ depending on location and employee type. Benefit offering may vary for employees of Solar, FPD and Progress Rail. 




Employee Assistance Program A voluntary and completely confidential service provided to employees and their eligible family members to help meet many challenges at home and work. > EAP
Employee Resource Groups Open to all Caterpillar employees and typically created around an aspect of common identity and/or underrepresented group. > ERGs
Funeral Plan A funeral plan is provided to employees to support with covering funeral costs. Caterpillar South Africa Contact Sheet
Medical Aid Medical insurance is offered to employees and their dependents. Caterpillar South Africa Contact Sheet
Medical GAP Cover The medical GAP plan is provided to cover additional insurance outside of the medical aid scheme. Caterpillar South Africa Contact Sheet
On-Site Clinic An on-site clinic service is offered twice per week at the Caterpillar Johannesburg facility to support with medical-related assistance. Local HR
Retirement Fund A defined contribution retirement fund is available to all employees. Caterpillar South Africa Contact Sheet