• *Benefits Manager - Delaware

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/6/2019 3:22 PM)
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  • Overview

    Solenis is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company operates 30 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of 3,500 professionals in 118 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit |Twitter | LinkedIn.


    Solenis is staffed with great minds and powered by ingenuity. When you join the Solenis team, you become part of a global community of 3,500 experts who work together to provide advanced process and water treatment solutions. Our team members take pride in their ability to think dynamically and help solve our customers’ unique challenges. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our elite team, please explore our current career opportunities.


    The Benefits Manager, NA is responsible for managing North America benefits at Solenis.  In this role, the incumbent will oversee the day-to-day administration of all NA benefits programs, including, but not limited to: health and welfare, retirement and voluntary benefits.  This position perform a variety of benefits program management activities, including but not limited to; planning and oversight of annual Open Enrollment, Annual Deferred Compensation Plan Open Enrollment and annual statements, and benefit program compliance management and monitoring activities in North America.  Responsibilities include assisting with benefit program design and implementing and communicating programs.  Manages benefit vendors day-to-day activities and partners with third-party vendors to manage the completion of the day-to-day benefits processing tasks. Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders on an ongoing basis.


    Key Role Responsibilities:

    • Performs ongoing benefits management, including but not limited to; leading the management of required benefits audits and government filings, leading the initial development of benefits communications and education initiatives. In addition, this role will represent the benefits COE on cross functional HR operational initiatives.  Leads the implementation of new benefits programs, including collaboration with HRIS, Payroll and other stakeholders as required.  Supports the development of the annual benefits budget.
    • Proactively identifies and implements process improvement initiatives to improve efficiency, ensure compliance and support Solenis business.
    • Manages and oversees benefit payments and benefits administration activities to ensure accurate and timely processing.
    • Partners with the Sr. Manager, Global Benefits and broker/consultant in the strategic development and monitoring of benefit plans.
    • Partners with benefits vendors and carriers on an ongoing basis to identify and manage the implementation of benefits management improvement opportunities. Leads and manages complex benefits-related requests/issues to closure such as complex claims appeals, vendor administration issues, etc.


    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Min 8-10 years related benefits experience
    • Knowledge/experience managing North America benefit programs including; 401(k), Retirement, Health & Welfare and Wellness. Knowledge of ERISA, COBRA and DOL requirements for U.S. benefit plans.
    • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) preferred

    At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.


    Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.  
    Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


    Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701. #LI-JD1


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