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Cummins Inc. Sr. Human Resources Generalist in Jamestown, New York

Sr. Human Resources Generalist


In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Responsible for the improvement, deployment and effectiveness of a broad range of Human Resources processes across the business or functional organization.

  • Provides staffing and recruiting support, evaluates structure, job design and headcount forecasting, and other people data analysis; implements tactics to select and maintain a diverse workforce.Resolves conflicts and provides coaching and counseling on human resources matters for individuals or groups within a defined organization or function.

  • Lead performance management activities, including employee development planning.Ensures the accuracy and completeness of workforce information in human resources information systems.

  • Conduct and document investigations for business areas or corporate functional areas.

  • Manage administration of and adherence to human resources policies and procedures; advises organizational and functional leadership on compliance with key legislative requirements.

  • Participate in initiatives to improve the overall effectiveness of human resources processes; leads specific improvement initiatives.


To be successful in this role, you will need the following:

  • Experience with Employee Relations – Building constructive relationships with employees and other stakeholders, applying knowledge of employment and labor laws; effectively managing conflict; building and maintaining a collaborative, productive work environment

  • Experience with Conducting Investigations - Utilizing sound judgment and investigation tools/processes to resolve reported violations of Cummins standards

  • Experience with Human Resources Consulting and Human Resources Business Process Execution and Collaborating with business leaders in applying business and Human Resources functional knowledge to interpret the business environment, identifying and prioritizing current and future problems requiring solutions; structuring clear problem statements, breaking down issues into smaller, meaningful and manageable components that when addressed, provide a holistic solution.

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field along with 3 to 5 years of relevant experience

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.


Primary Location United States-New York-Jamestown-US, NY, Jamestown, Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 8, 2021, 5:15:18 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210000DB