Manager/Director Benefits - Temple, TX

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Manager/Director Benefits

Location: Waco, TX


This position is responsible for managing the organization's employee benefits program including but not limited to group medical, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) and related coverages. Interfacing with consultants, vendors, and others as necessary. The supervision of the Benefits Department teammates.

  • Proactively work to reduce costs, improve or enhance benefits program to increase teammate satisfaction or improve processes to increase customer satisfaction, to support company goals.
  • Supervise the funding, reporting, auditing and reconciliation process of health and welfare and retirement programs.  This includes the payment of invoices, and budget preparation.
  • Provide fiduciary responsibility over all plans including review and response to all plan appeals.
  • Lead and manage projects, provide direction on company benefit strategies, establish priorities and manage multiple priorities.
  • Provide direction to and manage relationships with several third-party vendors and broker.
  • Remain current on legislative and IRS changes relative to plan regulations and procedure to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure all plan documents and summary plan descriptions are current, correct, in compliance and distributed.
  • Implement smooth transitions to new benefit programs.
  • Develop or contribute to the development of teammate communications.
  • Provide direction of subsidiary benefit plans, and integration of their teammates into the company plan, where applicable.
  • Manage and enhance each year the open enrollment process.
  • Lead a team of four teammates ensuring each team member receives development opportunities.
  • Communicate well with all levels of the organization, including Executive Leadership.
  • Manage the annual benefit planning process and make recommendations to executive team.



  • Must have bachelor's degree
  • 5 years' experience in benefits.
  • Have leadership abilities, can communicate both verbal and written, have a professional attitude and appearance, a highly organized individual with a strong self-confidence, multi-task oriented decision maker who can plan for success.
  • PeopleSoft experience preferred.
  • Must be willing to travel as requested.
  • Must have large company experience



If you are interested and qualified, please send a "Word" copy of your resume/CV and salary requirements to the address below.  When applying, please indicate the job and the location in the subject line of your e-mail. 


Jericho HR Group


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