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Compensation Analyst at Johnson Controls, Inc.

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Glendale, Wisconsin

Job Description:

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

What you will love about Johnson Controls:

We’ve been dedicated to protecting the environment since our invention of the electric thermostat in 1885, which provided a fundamental shift in the energy efficiency of buildings. Now, all over the world, our products and services empower customers and communities to consume less energy and conserve resources.

  • Global, innovative, industry leader

  • Embraces diversity

  • Growth opportunities abound

  • Fast paced, evolving company, always learning, always adapting

  • Great benefits; including Healthcare related wellness discounts,  great 401k match, company funded retirement program, vacation, sick time, floating holidays and national holidays

What you will do

  • Individual contributor role to assist in and support the discover and deploy phases of incentive plan reviews, both sales and non-sales, in all product groups and across all regions

  • To support the incentive compensation design engagement success through:


  • The assessment and analysis of current state incentive program(s)

  • Modeling and analyzing the cost impact of new design recommendations and

  • The overall plan impact and effectiveness through an assessment of the change in performance


  • Own global inventory of all JCI’s incentive plans and SPIFs, i.e. populate and maintain     SharePoint database and propose adjustments to reporting template as deemed appropriate or needed

How you will do it

  • Responsible for analyzing incentive plan effectiveness through a series of diagnostics which include a review of plan metric integrity, pay scale return-on-investment and cost efficiencies, gap analysis, target setting effectiveness and quota achievement performance.

  • Responsible for incentive plan deployment activities including requesting new plan codes and plan name changes, posting of incentive plans so that plans are visible to the participant and their manager, updating the Global Inventory tool with the components of each incentive plan and posting the active incentive plan list on SharePoint, etc.

  • Support the analysis, design and deployment of incentive compensation and reward programs that meet local regulatory compliance and governance/audit programs, including but not limited to collecting data and performing analysis, providing initial recommendations to project leader and preparing draft presentation format

  • Assist in the development of communication and learning materials to educate TR COE and HR communities on incentive programs

  • Produce recurrent and ad-hoc reports related to the JCI incentive compensation landscape at aggregate levels in order to support requests from senior leadership

  • Provide research within compensation related documents to determine areas of opportunity, risks, and consolidation.

  • Create standardized documentation & analytical templates for the Global Incentives team in order to enhance efficiency across the team

  • Scope reporting and analytical resourcing requirements for incentive compensation projects

  • Work with Global Incentives team members in order to develop additional reward programs (e.g. SPIFs) outside the primary incentive compensation plans in order to support either local, regional or corporate tactical objectives through both cash and non-cash reward programs.


  • Global Incentives Team: virtual team spread over different continents with multi-cultural backgrounds

  • Total Rewards COE – regional teams: access to resources for specific bench marking, analysis and/or recurrent processes

What we look for

  • Bachelor Degree in Human Resources, Finance, Accounting or Business Administration/Operation. MBA and CSCP preferred but not required.

  • 2+ years’ experience in (incentive) compensation review and design processes, 5+ years professional experience in total, preferred but not required

Key skills and competencies:

  • Solid understanding of the dynamics of a products and manufacturing environment, preferred but not required

  • Basic knowledge of all total rewards components (grading, base salary structures, variable pay practices, benefits etc.)

  • Very strong analytical and numerical skills

  • Expert in Excel, SharePoint and PowerPoint; proficient in other Office 365 applications

  • Project management: ability to run multiple assignments and projects simultaneously, potentially across different regions

  • Communication: ability to interact with and influence/guide team members at different levels of the Total Rewards COE organization


Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit