Great Places to Work: Bobcat

Written by: Brady Drake

About Bobcat Company

Since 1958, Bobcat Company has been empowering people to accomplish more. As a leading global manufacturer of compact equipment, Bobcat has a proud legacy of innovation and a reputation based on delivering smart solutions to customers’ toughest challenges. Backed by the support of a worldwide network of independent dealers and distributors, Bobcat offers an extensive line of compact equipment, including loaders, excavators, compact tractors, utility products, telehandlers, mowers, attachments, implements, parts and services. Headquartered in West Fargo, ND, Bobcat continues to lead the industry, all while helping people succeed and building stronger communities and a better tomorrow.

What is it like to start working at your company?

Our success is powered by our people. We are a company where all employees are encouraged to bring their unique perspectives and experiences together to create a respectful, positive environment and engaged culture, where differences are embraced and celebrated. Employee onboarding experience with Bobcat is a collaborative effort between human resources, leadership and various team members as they are immersed into our environment and culture. We provide training on not only the organization and products, but employee well-being, career management and development as well. We provide new employees with manager check-in meetings and feedback opportunities to ensure an engaged and productive experience. All employees have visibility to the company strategy and have individual and team goals connected to our purpose of empowering people to accomplish more.

What makes Bobcat a great place to work?

For all employees, we offer an experience that encourages growth and development throughout their careers. Employees enjoy a strengths-based culture, development opportunities, interesting projects, supportive teammates and leaders modern facilities, rewarding benefits and more.

In an effort to support continued development, employees are encouraged to invest in 30 minutes of learning each week. Bobcat has partnered with Linkedin to provide the Linkedin Learning platform as just one of many avenues available to employees for their continued development.

Employees consistently note the pride they have in working for Bobcat, where they are building their careers and are part of an incredible brand that empowers people to accomplish more.

What are some unique benefits you offer?

We keep our employees informed and engaged through regular employee development, communication and engagement activities through internal platforms, company webinars, roundtables, town halls, listening sessions, as well as leadership development events, training programs, mentoring and robust onboarding processes.

In addition, we employ a Total Rewards approach which aligns recognitions with our competencies. This comprehensive employee rewards and recognition strategy is designed to promote the health and well-being of employees and their families, protect employee income, build financial security and help balance personal and work responsibilities. We are committed to being an employer of choice to ensure Bobcat creates a strong future for our employees and a positive impact in our communities in North Dakota, Minnesota and throughout North America.

What are you looking for in employees?

Our company is built on innovation, and we’re always looking for the next great innovator to join our team. Employees can expect a career where they’re helping people accomplish more through our equipment, technology, services and initiatives.

Our company’s core values support our culture, serving as a guide to how employees and leaders treat customers, partners, suppliers, colleagues and community members. These core values also support our commitment to social responsibility, continuous learning, acting with honesty and respect, fostering the next generation of talent and making a difference in the communities where we live and work.

Did You Know?
Bobcat has a recognition program called HIGHLIGHTS that enables the organization and its employees to recognize team members who live the company’s values and always reach a little higher. They celebrate many different contributions and achievements. So, when employees experience someone doing something extraordinary, they are empowered to HIGHLIGHT one another with recognition and rewards!


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Hiring in 2023 For

  • Design Engineers
  • Embedded Software Engineers
  • Manufacturing Engineers
  • Business Analysts
  • Supply Chain Professionals

Contact Bobcat

250 E Beaton Dr,
West Fargo, ND 58078
[email protected]
(701) 241-8700

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Brady is the Editorial Director at Spotlight Media in Fargo, ND.