Cummins Inc. Learning and Development Manager in Columbus, Indiana

Learning and Development Manager


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.

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Our Corporate 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 Columbus, Indiana for a Learning & Development Manager. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading Human Resources projects.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Manages talent management activities within a business unit, function, or geographic region.

  • Partners with business and functional leaders to integrate talent management processes and initiatives with business objectives and strategic planning activities.

  • Collaborates with corporate talent management leadership in the design of global business processes and tools.

  • Manages one or more talent management processes such as leadership development; talent planning, acquisition, development and assessment; performance management; competency and skill management; or employee engagement, on boarding and retention.

  • Leads the implementation of change management plans for new or changing initiatives ensuring processes, tools and information are available to stakeholders.

  • Develops and implements metrics to analyze the impact of talent management initiatives, processes and tools on the organization; leads specific initiatives to identify and improve performance excellence.

  • Partners with corporate, business and functional talent leaders to ensure global processes and frameworks meet the current and future needs of the business.

  • Coaches managers and line human resources on talent management processes.

  • Participates on cross-organizational project teams to design, improve and implement effective talent management processes.

  • Manages the operating plan for specific talent initiatives.

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

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.

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.

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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.

Change Management - Applies the Cummins structured process and tool set for engaging individuals and organizations through change to achieve and sustain business results and outcomes.

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.

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.

Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Global perspective - Taking a broad view when approaching issues, using a global lens.

Organizational savvy - Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics.

Demonstrates self-awareness - Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.

Balances stakeholders - Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.

Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

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


Significant level of relevant work experience required.

Provides support to leaders and line HR in diagnosing the need for learning interventions to address business challenges and/or to capitalize on new opportunities. Designs learning interventions that drive individual and organizational value. Optimizes Cummins learning investments by leveraging existing resources in creative ways, partnering with other learning professionals across organizational boundaries, and facilitating effective make / buy decisions. Measures effectiveness of interventions or solutions.


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

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jan 3, 2018, 3:41:11 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170007GV