L and L Products Benefits Specialist in United States
Description Summary of primary duties and responsibilities: The primary responsibility of this position is to coordinate the health and welfare benefits programs administration. This includes directing and planning the day-to-day operations of group benefits programs (group health, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, 401k plan, etc.). This position provides analysis and input for overall benefit strategy and leads the open enrollment process. In addition, this position will promote, and advocate employee wellness by coordinating all components of wellness program.
Key activities and deliverables for this position include:
Researches employee benefits plans and vendors to identify those that present the best value, while providing the highest level of benefit.
Assists with design, recommends and implements benefits programs.
Works effectively to make sure the plans run smoothly. Investigates discrepancies and provides information on non-routine situations.
Evaluates and revises internal processes to reduce costs and increase efficiency.
Documents and maintains administrative procedures for assigned benefits processes.
Ensures compliance with applicable government regulations. Ensure timeliness and accuracy of required filings.
In conjunction with others, helps develop long-range objectives regarding benefits programs.
Develops and implements annual wellness calendar.
Creates and promotes annual wellness “brand” mission.
Creates and documents wellness programs, events and initiatives.
Responsible for full planning of the annual wellness fair.
Works with benefits and health vendors to receive timely data feeds for event completion data.
Creates measurement and metrics for programs and initiatives to measure effectiveness.
Hosts quarterly training events to educate employees about wellness events.
Coordinates ancillary wellness events such as blood drives and other ad hoc events as requested.
Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field.
5-7 years’ experience with health and welfare or retirement plans.
Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) or Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) preferred.
Experience with the administration of self-funded benefit platforms.
Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
Skills: Must have:
Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements, both adopted and pending, affective employee benefits programs, including ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, Section 125, Medicare, ACA, Social Security and DOL requirements.
Excellent project and team facilitation skills and experience
Proven ability to work in a team environment with associates
Must have ability to communicate at all levels of the business and have excellent planning and prioritization skills.
Ability to work independently and professionally in a fast paced environment.
Requisition Number: 16-0045
Post Date: 8/8/2016
Title: Benefits Specialist