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American Showa, Inc.
Sunbury, OH 43074 United States
American Showa, Inc. is seeking a Benefits Specialist in our Head Office Division, located in Sunbury, OH. American Showa is a member of a network of automotive parts suppliers located in the Midwest serving the needs of the transportation industry. American Showa specializes in the development and manufacture of shock absorber and power steering systems for two and four wheeled vehicles.
This posiiton provides daily administration of associate core benefit programs, including medical, dental, vision, RX, life and a suite of voluntary benefits; participates in the implementation of new or revised benefits programs.
Inputs benefits data into HRIS/payroll system to create payroll deductions and creates weekly export files for internet upload to various benefit vendors.
Runs end of month processes to create vendor invoices for all group benefit programs and allocations to internal divisions;
Processes all department invoices for payment.
Prepares documentation needed to enroll, change status, and terminate associate and dependent benefit plan participation.
Assists with 401(k) plan enrollments, contribution changes, and related payroll deductions.
Conducts associate benefit orientations, including the completion of enrollment applications and developing/updating other benefits materials.
Serves as a liaison between participants and third party administrators to resolve eligibility or claim issues.
Responds to participant, internal customers, or vendor questions and requests.
Participates in annual vendor negotiations and plan design decisions and implementation planning.
Provides limited support for corporate medical centers and wellness programs.
Develops and distributes benefit related informational materials and communications.
Other duties as assigned.
Education, training, experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related discipline or 3+ years benefits administration experience within a corporate HR/Benefits environment.
High degree of expertise with MS Office, HRIS/payroll systems and web-based applications.
Knowledge of all federal and state regulations pertaining to employee benefits compliance, including ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, and other applicable regulations.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task; problem resolution skills.
CEBS or related certification preferred, but not required
Strong verbal, written and graphic communications skills.
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