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Our Filtration Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.
This is an exciting opportunity in Cookeville, Tennessee for a Plant HR Manager. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.
Your impact will happen in these and other ways:
Partners with business and human resources functional leadership in the planning and implementation of human resources initiatives and policies for the organization.
Leads a broad range of human resources processes and is responsible for overall operational effectiveness and compliance with company policies and applicable legislation.
Partners with managers and employees to resolve issues and concerns.
Establishes strategies with business leaders to select and retain the diverse talent required to maintain a competitive advantage and to align with recruiting strategies.
Collaborates with business leadership to translate current and future business goals and develops initiatives and tactics to meet business objectives in alignment with overall human resources strategies and processes.
Resolves conflicts and provides coaching and counseling on human resources matters for functional or organizational leadership.
Conducts and documents investigations for business organizations or functional areas.
Provides employee development expertise, support systems and processes focused on continuous learning and knowledge sharing.
Implements and supports work systems and an environment that allows employees to achieve high performance.
Ensures compliance with key government legislative requirements and adherence to human resources policies and procedures.
Ensures accuracy and completeness of workforce information in human resources information systems.
Measures and analyzes key performance indicators to deliver functional and business performance improvements related to human resource investments.
Communicates and consults on all areas of human resources including compensation, benefits, staffing, organizational development, employee relations, and performance management in alignment with common human resources strategies and processes.
Coaches and mentors direct reports; assigns work according to availability, skills, and developmental needs; assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports.
Candidate Assessment and Selection - Defines qualification requirements and selection criteria for open positions using Cummins tools; employs objective selection processes that meet compliance requirements; assesses, evaluates and selects candidates against pre-determined job specific and Cummins common criteria; communicates openly with candidate and stakeholders to ensure timely hiring outcomes.
Facilitation - Guides group discussions or training by creating an active environment where questions are posed, perspectives are shared, and debates occur with the goal of gaining understanding, analyzing issues, resolving conflict, exploring solutions, or making decisions.
Organizational Development and Effectiveness Consultation - Assess organizational performance strengths and gaps by conducting comprehensive assessments, interpreting data and engaging leaders to improve employee engagement and organizational effectiveness; recommends intervention(s) aligned with Cummins HR approach to influence course corrections and evaluates the results.
Human Resources Data Management - Acts on people data to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with company policy and legislative requirements.
Employee Relations - Builds constructive relationships with employees and other stakeholders; reinforces consistent application of Cummins standards applies knowledge of employment and labor law; effectively manages conflict; builds and maintains a collaborative, productive work environment through information sharing and consultation.
Conducting An Investigation - Utilizes interpersonal skills, sound judgment and investigation tools/process to resolve reported violations of Cummins standards in a way that promotes our values and ethical principles; conducts effective interviews, and analyzes information; clearly articulates findings and recommendations verbally and in writing.
Compensation and Benefits Administration - Translates Cummins plan design, statutory and tax requirements in the communication and delivery of compensation and benefit programs.
Data Analytics - Interprets information relying on knowledge of business or functional frameworks, and leverages analytical problem-solving tools to draw conclusions and communicate meaningful patterns that drive business insights; assesses quality of data as an initial step of the analysis.
Human Resources Consulting - Collaborates with business leaders in applying business and Human Resources functional knowledge to interpret the business environment, identifies and prioritizes current and future problems requiring solutions; structures clear problem statements, breaking down issues into smaller, meaningful and manageable components that when addressed, provide a holistic solution.
Human Resources Business Process Execution - Manages the execution of Human Resources business processes, seeking efficiency, accuracy, positive business performance outcomes and operational agility; integrates activities across processes as needed; assures compliance with process and legal requirements; effectively balances process requirements and business leader needs.
Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.
Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
Demonstrates self-awareness - Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
Additional skills required:
Labor relations expertise and the ability to work collaboratively and maintain a good relationship with union representation.
Proven ability to interface and influence at all levels of the organization.
Strong business acumen with the ability to influence culture and create alignment between business goals and HR processes.
Great people management and coaching skills.
Eight to ten years of HR experience with minimum four to five years in a management role.
Experience in a union environment including preparation for and negotiating collective bargaining agreements is required for this role.
Previous experience in contract administration and interpretation, preparing grievance responses, and preparing arbitration cases is necessary to be successful in role.
Experience in the application of labor statutes, ability to apply knowledge of labor law, and ability to implement the language of collective bargaining agreements.
Demonstrated knowledge of multiple human resource functions including coaching and development, talent management, implementing, and improving HR processes, organizational design, and development.
Experience in industrial manufacturing environment highly preferred.
Required Education, Licenses or Certifications
College, university, or equivalent degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field or equivalent experience required.
Compensation and Benefits
Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.
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At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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