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Total Rewards Manager

When May 12, 2017 08:40 AM to
Jun 12, 2017 08:40 AM
Where Cleveland, OH
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Total Rewards Manager:

This Total Rewards Manager is responsible for applying compensation and benefits knowledge and subject matter expertise.  Responsible for designing, planning, and coordinating all Total Rewards programs, including compensation and benefits programs, policies, and procedures. Responsible for reviewing programs, recommending modifications, and ensuring achievement of competitive market position and other goals identified.  Responsible for ensuring programs meet employee needs, comply with legal requirements, and are cost effective. Proactively ensures the compensation and benefits programs enhance the organization's ability to attract and retain employees.  Works closely with the HRIS/HR Operations Specialist to ensure HRIS system is up to date and operational.

Principal Accountabilities

Analyzes and manages existing benefits programs and policies, including all health and welfare programs, and the 401(k) retirement plan.  Ensures plans are competitive from a plan design and administration standpoint, and makes recommendations for cost control and improvement.  Works closely with insurance brokers and consultants on annual renewals and benefits strategy.  Oversees and administers all activities for employees, including open enrollment, employee changes, and activities related to new hires and terminations.  Manages the communications related to employee benefits and compensation activities, including preparing and conducting presentations for Sr. leaders and the organization.

Manages all aspects of corporate compensation programs. Partners with other members of HR, Finance, and Management to ensure jobs are priced according to market and the corporate compensation philosophy.  Develops and processes incentive plans and payments.  Develops recommendations for compensation adjustments based on benchmarks and market trends.  Participates in external compensation surveys.

Maintains an ongoing effort to determine and maintain equity with current benefit trends and legislated requirements and programs.  Works closely with brokers and outside counsel to ensure plans remain in compliance, including annual 5500 filings, audits, communications, amendments, and plan documents.  Assures compliance with all applicable federal and state statutes, including (but not limited to) ERISA, HIPAA, FMLA, ADA and OSHA. *

Works on global compensation and benefits projects.  Investigates and provides recommendations on new compensation and benefits programs in different areas of the world where the company operates.  Includes, but not limited to:  market-pricing of global positions, recommending ancillary health and welfare benefits packages, and retirement programs in various countries.

Maintains records of cost of benefits and compiles data for cost analysis.  Reconciles and processes all benefits related invoices, as well as ensures the tracking of disability payments.

Provides guidance to managers, supervisors, and employees through interpretation of employee compensation programs.*

Continuously educates Human Resources colleagues and management on current best practices and trends.

Participates in benefits and compensation surveys conducted by other companies.  Researches published surveys to gather data on positions.  Analyzes published surveys to determine company's competitive position.

Leads and manages annual compensation projects including all merit and bonus programs as well as forecasting. *

Secretary for the company’s 401(k) Retirement Committee and Benefits Committee.



Functional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

5-10 years of professional compensation and benefits experience preferred

Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration or accounting or equivalent work experience.  CCP/CBP/CEBS/PHR a plus.

Experience in administering benefits programs and current knowledge of applicable federal, state and local labor laws.

Familiarity with EEO, ADA, Family Leave and other regulations regarding employment and employee welfare.

HR/Benefits/Comp experience in a manufacturing and/or global environment a plus.

Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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