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Cummins Inc. SAP Payroll Technology Leader in Nashville, Tennessee

SAP Payroll Technology Leader


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 .

Our Corporate Business Service 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 Nashville, Tennessee for a Payroll Technology Leader. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Manages human resource information management systems for one or more company-wide technologies.

  • Monitors solution integration and change control processes for technologies or regions in alignment with company policies and application standards. May lead project implementation or ongoing operations support activities focused on the design, delivery and maintenance of technology enabled solutions.

  • Leads the functional design of new technology solutions in support of business requirements.

  • Manages configuration, testing, change control, documentation and maintenance activities ensuring compliance with company standards.

  • Ensures effective integration with other systems and processes across technologies and regions.

  • Leads the evaluation of requested system changes and impact of changes to the entire system and monitors the status of change requests.

  • Manages the testing and implementation of the human resource system patches, enhancements and system upgrades.

  • Ensures system functionality, access and security is maintained in compliance with global design and standards, business requirements and legislative requirements.

  • Ensures resolution of complex user questions and systems issues.

  • Ensures the accuracy and completeness of process documentation and user instructional materials.

  • Monitors metrics to ensure overall operational effectiveness.



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.

Human Resource Information Systems Administration - Assesses and defines the design, configurations, testing, and support of Human Resources applications using defined standards to address business needs.

Human Resource Information Systems Design - Evaluates and defines Human Resource technology solutions to meet business needs; designs integrated technology enabled business processes.

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.

Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

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

Cultivates innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

Builds networks - Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.

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

Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

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

Tech savvy - Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications.

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


  • Minimum ten years in a similar role with relevant payroll technology experience.

  • Solid leadership experience in managing teams in a global, matrix environment.

  • Strong technical expertise in payroll technology like ADP GlobalView, ADP Streamline, Oracle, or other related HRIS is required.

  • Extensive experience with Timekeeping technologies like ADP eTime, Kronos, etc. is required.

  • Hands-on experience leading full-cycle payroll and timekeeping projects.

  • Ability to present technical concepts to non-technical functional teams.

  • Experience in project management, project implementation, and project management tools and processes.

  • Payroll or HCM SAP Certification is a plus.

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.

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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Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Nashville-US, TN, Nashville, Cummins Business Services

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jan 29, 2020, 1:10:28 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190004OC