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Human Resources Manager

Location Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000079781

Career Area:

Human Resources

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best-in-class solutions, or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators, and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes, and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce, Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.  Join us.

Job Description

Caterpillar’s Resource Industries Sales, Services and Technology (RISST) is seeking a Human Resources Manager, to be located at Caterpillar’s Mining Center in Tucson, AZ. This role serves as an HR business partner to senior commercial leaders with global organizations and will leverage local HR teams and HR shared services support to provide strategic support across these client groups. This role is responsible to ensure adherence to human resources policies and procedures while initiating HR process and program improvements. In addition, this role is an important member of the RISST HR team and ensures alignment and coherence with strategic business and people strategies.

Job Duties:

  • Actively participate as a functional manager and strategic partner on assigned teams, ensuring HR is an integral part of the business strategy.

  • Provides direction to Management in interpretation and application of employee-related policies, practices, and procedures, as well as international laws if applicable, governmental regulations, and internal reviews to enhance consistency and maintain and improve the work environment. 

  • Manages and reports on people metrics including headcount, promotions, International Service Employees, and turnover.

  • Leads a variety of HR initiatives at a divisional level: strategic workforce planning, compensation administration, performance management calibration, etc.

  • Plays an integral part in the Employee Insights Survey (EIS) results through integrating cultural values in the day-to-day business activities.

  • Provides directives considering the impact upon the company (financial), employee engagement, and consideration for the future (new practices, policies, and procedures).

  • Researching, benchmarking, creating strategic initiatives, and designing implementation strategies to improve business unit results. 

  • Coordinating programs for management recruiting, training, selection, reward, and recognition. 

  • Assisting managers in addressing individual and organizational effectiveness matters.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or related field.

  • Minimum of 8 years human resources job-related experience, preferably in a large, matrixed organization.

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Confident oral and written communication skills.

  • Resilient and flexible.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality and exercise good judgment.

  • Upholds strong Values and portrays a positive attitude to support positive employee relations.

  • Workday (HCM) Software experience is strongly preferred.

  • Advanced level experience with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to consider both traditional and non-traditional approaches to human resources management.

  • Excellent leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to influence others.

  • Broad knowledge of various HR functions including benefits, recruiting, employee relations, training, and development, workforce planning, compensation, and interpretation of company policies and procedures.

Additional information:

The location for this position is Tucson, AZ.

Relocation assistance is available.

This position may require 20% travel.

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world. Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance.  We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

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Relocation is available for this position.

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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