Job Description

The successful candidate for the Manager, HR and Benefits Administration position will have demonstrated success in managing benefit processes, HR Administration and people management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages daily administration of leave management - approves and monitors all employee leaves (FMLA, Worker’s Comp, Personal, Reasonable Accommodation)
  • Supervises staff of two – four HR Specialists who maintain employee data changes, including pay changes and unemployment claims, etc.
  • Approves background check and adverse action process
  • Approves employee benefit selections and verifies dependent eligibility
  • Manages annual open enrollment process and on-going benefit enrollments
  • Manages 401K enrollments, loan approvals and repayments
  • Maintains and manages the company’s drug testing program and ensures compliance with all DOT PHSAM guidelines
  • Supports the company’s tuition reimbursement program
  • Coordinates all monthly employee reviews and compensation changes
  • Reconciles monthly billing for all benefit plans, background checks, and drug testing
  • Manages and ensures I-9 compliance
  • Maintains and ensures all required federal and state postings are current throughout the company

Job Qualifications – Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Human Resource Management or business-related discipline.
  • 5 years of experience in benefits with 2 years of experience in a management role.
  • Working knowledge with ERISA, ADEA, COBRA, and other federal and state regulations governing employee benefits and employment.
  • CEBS, PHR, or SHRM-CP certification preferred.


Chicago IL
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