The compensation philosophy reflects the Company’s reasonable expectation at the time of posting. We consider a number of factors when making individual compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, and other business needs. This role may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary incentive program, subject to the rule governing the program.
The Director of Benefits will be responsible for overseeing the design and general management of our company’s employee benefits and retirement programs. The primary objectives will be to ensure our benefits offerings align with our strategic objectives, attract and retain top talent, and promote the well-being and financial security of our employees.
Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:
Assist in the development of a comprehensive benefits strategy that aligns with the company’s overall objectives and culture
Evaluate existing benefits programs, analyze market trends, and identify opportunities for enhancements or modifications
Collaborate with senior leadership to determine benefit plan design, for all Health & Welfare and Retirement Plans (including retirement, health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, wellness programs, and other ancillary benefits)
Oversee the administration and compliance of retirement plans, such as 401(k), pension and deferred compensation
Help evaluate, select, and manage relationships with external benefit providers, brokers, consultants, and third-party administrators
Assist with negotiating contracts, fees, and service level agreements to optimize cost-effectiveness and service quality
Stay informed about industry best practices and emerging trends to continuously enhance benefit offerings and competitiveness
Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and reporting requirements related to employee benefits and retirement plans
Develop and implement communication strategies to educate employees about available benefits and retirement plans
Other projects or duties as assigned
Required Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance, or a related field.
Minimum of 10+ years of experience in benefits administration, retirement plan management, or a similar role, with 6+ years of management experience
Thorough knowledge of employee benefits laws, regulations, and compliance requirements
Strong understanding of retirement plan structures, investment options, and fiduciary responsibilities
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
Proven experience in vendor management, contract negotiations, and cost management
Outstanding communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex information to employees at all levels
Demonstrated leadership abilities and experience managing a team
Ability to travel up to 20%
This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.