The benefits specialist is responsible for assisting the Human Resources Manager in directing and planning the day-to-day operations of Waterman Valve benefits programs (health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending and HSA/HRA plans). The benefits specialist should have vast working knowledge of HRIS systems and provide excellent customer service. Assist in additional HR functions to include but are not limited to recruiting, orientation, and training.
McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.
Planning, organizing and directing the activities related to health, group life, dental, vision, flexible spending, and wellness programs
Reviewing and assuring compliance with Federal and State Statutes as it effects team member benefits. FMLA, ADA, ACA, HIPAA, COBRA, FSLA, etc.
HRIS Administration and programming for benefit purposes.
Review and monitor performance agreements with the flexible benefit plan administrator and participating as the client performance team member.
Acts as a liaison between all benefit vendor representative, our facilities and team members.
Bachelor's degree; preferred Business Administration, HR Management, or related field
3-5 years’ progressive experience in Human Resources with an emphasis on benefit administration; preferred HRIS Administration
Proficient with Microsoft Office programs with strong excel skills. Familiarity with UltiPro a plus. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of compensation, employee relations, as well as state and federal labor regulations.
PHR, SHRM-CP, or SPHR preferred, but not required