Cummins Inc. Compensation Director in Columbus, Indiana

Compensation Director



Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Working Right .

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 Columbus, Indiana for a Compensation Director.

Thinking beyond your desk includes:

  • Leads the design,implementation, administration and legislative compliance of company-wideglobal broad-based compensation strategies, policies and processes.

  • Continuously assesses marketpractices, trends, and regulatory environments related to compensationprogram design and delivery, and integrates these elements into thecompany’s programs as appropriate.

  • Partners with business andhuman resources leadership to develop compensation strategies to meetbusiness objectives; ensures that strategies, policies, processes andreporting practices comply with corporate governance practices andlegislative requirements.

  • Coaches and partners with linehuman resources to deliver compensation programs aligned with businessneeds; facilitates the alignment of country and entity-specificcompensation programs with the organization’s business and peoplestrategies, objectives, and competitive targeted market position.

  • Leads the development of toolsand processes to deliver and administer global compensation programs;monitors effectiveness and compliance with global policies and standards.

  • Ensures development anddelivery of compensation program communications; ensures delivery ofcompensation training across the human resources function globally.

  • Manages internal and externalvendors including contract management and analysis of performance metrics.

  • Ensures the accuracy and completenessof compensation strategies, policies and process documentation.

  • Establishes and manages theoperating plan for the compensation strategies; plans for technologyinvestments.

  • Develops and monitors keyperformance indicators to measure the effectiveness of compensationstrategies, programs, policies and their application; monitors compliancewith corporate governance requirements.

  • Leads initiatives focused onachieving performance excellence in compensation design and delivery.

  • Coaches and mentors directreports; assigns work according to availability, skills, and developmentalneeds; assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports.

  • Significant experiencerequired, including leadership and budgetary experience.

  • Provide day to day compensationsupport for Line Human Resources teams across US and Canada.

  • Maintain library ofprofessional position profiles in order to conduct global job mapping.

  • Develop and maintain globalprofessional salary grade structures by collaborating with regionalcompensation team members

Compensation Administration – Significant experience and knowledge of compensation systems. Effectively applies knowledge to decisions effecting compensation plan design and the impact of those plans on other areas of the business.

Communication – Significant experience in written and verbal communication and should be capable of communicating effectively to all levels within and outside the company.

Employment Law – Consults at all levels of the organization on issues and decisions that require extensive knowledge of employment laws.

Expatriate Benefits – Has a good understanding and detailed knowledge of all expatriate programs. Experience in designing expatriate programs or strategies. Ability to perform and communicate expatriate strategy.

Finance Internal Controls – Understands the importance of finance internal controls, capable of identifying, evaluating and documenting internal controls. Understands the underlying principles, techniques, and procedures of this skill.

Organizational Change Management – Experienced in applying Change Management Principles to organizational initiatives.

Taxation of Employee Compensation and Benefits – Has an advanced level of knowledge and proficiency in applying the principles of the taxation of employee compensation and benefits.

Project Management – Capable of effectively managing complex projects with little to no guidance.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field required.

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly 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.

Cummins and E-verify

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.

Ready to think beyond your desk? Apply for this opportunity to start your career with Cummins today.



Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Corporate Office Building

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 1, 2017, 9:04:39 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170000E7