Cummins Inc. Regional HR Manager, Northern Region in Carole Park, Australia

Regional HR Manager, Northern Region


  • Regional role supporting branches across QLD, Papua New Guinea and West Papua

  • Leadership role in SouthPAC HR team

  • Varied, HR generalist role across all areas of HR

Support our diverse Northern region and develop yourself as you develop others! Utilise your strong leadership and generalist HR skills with a recognised industry icon.

About Cummins

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.

About the role:

Reporting to the South Pac HR Leader, we have the rare opportunity to join our HR team as the Northern region HR Manager. This varied role will give you the opportunity to partner with our 10 branches cross our Northern region spanning Qld, PNG and Papua Indonesia. Partnering with our business leaders and supporting our branch staff you will lead a broad range of HR processes and work with the wider HR team to plan and implement global and local HR initiatives and policies.

Your role will also include:

  • Lead, coach, mentor and support our Northern region HR Advisor

  • Be responsible for overall operational effectiveness and compliance

  • Support managers and employees to resolve issues and concerns

  • Establish strategies select and retain diverse talent

  • Collaborate with business leaders on business goals and develop initiatives and tactics

  • Coach and counsel on human resources matters

  • Communicate and consult on all areas of human resources

About you

  • Relevant HR qualifications backed by demonstrated experience in a regional, HR business partnering capacity

  • Strong experience supporting manufacturing / blue collar leaders and industrial branch / site staff with exposure to the Australian modern manufacturing award or an appreciation of blue collar awards in general

  • Ability to engage a geographically varied regional leadership team and senior branch stakeholders, forging strong relationships through transparent communication, delivery of results and respect

  • Demonstrated experience in a leadership capacity, with a focus on mentoring and development

  • Experience working within a large, global organisation is essential, with the ability to work within global frameworks and implement regional policies on a local scale

  • A collaborative work approach; able to engage your wider, national HR team and support each other for the cohesive delivery of consistent HR services across SouthPAC

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to tailor your communication style to a wide audience

  • Flexibility for some short-term, mostly regional Qld travel (overseas travel is not anticipated)

Cummins culture & benefits

You will get to work with a highly skilled, diverse team, learning from some of the best in the industry to develop skills you can use anywhere in the world. We are a stable and close-knit team and take pride in developing our people. We also offer:

  • A competitive base salary, generous car allowance, parking, mobile & laptop

  • You'll participate in a variable compensation (12% bonus) program - so as we thrive, so will you!

  • Other benefits including Cummins share options and discounts in private health insurance, motor vehicles and PC products

  • A modern, diverse and inclusive working environment

  • The opportunity to build your career with a recognised industry icon

  • Ability to purchase additional annual leave policy

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, colour, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. We actively encourage women, those from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, those with disabilities, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore where a career at Cummins could take them.

How to apply

Your opportunity to set yourself for success starts right here! Submit your application today! For more information about Cummins careers in Australia visit or contact Paida on or 02 9102 3652.



Primary Location Australia-Queensland-Brisbane-Australia, Carole Park, Brisbane Distributor BR130

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jan 8, 2019, 4:57:52 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180007Q8