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Manager, Compensation

Company: Brother USA
Location: Bridgewater
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Let's Grow TogetherOur mission is to live our "at your side" promise and simplify and enrich the lives of our customers, employees, and communities. "At your side" is more than a slogan to us; it's the purpose we do our best to fulfill every day. With a legacy spanning over a century, this is a great place to launch or expand any career and push the boundaries of what comes next. We're committed to achieving shared success, and we provide opportunities for you to develop through experience, exposure and education. Our people have always leveraged their unique perspectives to keep us on the right track for a lasting future. If you want to innovate, learn, and grow with a global leader that builds products, services, and a company people love, then we'll be "at your side" every step of the way.The Manager, Compensation is responsible for managing and administering the compensation function for multiple business units and providing support within the Americas as necessary. This position develops, manages, and administers annual compensation programs, including salary, bonus, and merit increases, as well as benchmarking reviews. Additionally, this position plans, develops, and implements new and revised compensation programs, policies, and procedures to be responsive to the companies' goals and competitive practices.Compensation Plan Management

  • Develop, manage, and administer annual compensation programs, including salary, bonus, and merit increases.
  • Partner with HR Business Partners and Division leaders in the job evaluation process. Establish external compensation equity and assess competitiveness by defining the labor market, identifying benchmark jobs, selecting competitor organizations, analyze pay surveys, and related data to determine the market pricing. Establish internal job equity by comparing non-benchmark to benchmark jobs along with company-wide internal levelling.
  • Work with colleagues to develop appropriate salary levels for new positions.
  • Maintain pay structure by recommending, planning and implementing structural adjustments.
  • Maintain pay decision-making guidelines by writing and updating pay policies and procedures.Compensation Strategy
    • Develop and implement new and revised compensation programs, policies and procedures to be responsive to the companies' goals and competitive practices.
    • Monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures recommending plan revision as well as new plans that are cost-effective and consistent with compensation trends and corporate objectives; coordinate implementation and provide guidance to corporate staff.
    • Contribute to the design/redesign of total rewards strategy and programs that enhance the Company's ability to attract, retain and engage talent, and ensure compliance with company guidelines and applicable government regulations by analyzing and identifying compensation trends.
    • Develop long range objectives regarding compensation programs.
    • Seek opportunities for process improvements through automation or integration of systems.Compensation Plan Compliance
      • Enforce merit-raise and incentive guidelines by comparing recommended pay raises and incentives with budget; notifying supervisors of variances.
      • Provide advice to corporate staff on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation, and job evaluation, including the design of creative solutions to specific compensation-related programs. Counsel employees on compensation questions and issues.
      • Comply with federal, state and local legal compensation requirements by keeping apprised of existing and new employment legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions. Research compliance-related issues and make recommendations for resolution.
      • Work with colleagues to understand and determine FLSA designations for various roles in compliance with federal and state regulations.
        QUALIFICATIONSEducation
        • Bachelor's Degree: Human Resources, Finance, Business Administration or related discipline (or equivalent experience)
        • Master's Degree: Human Resources or MBA PreferredExperience8 years with:
          • Progressively responsible broad-based compensation experience to include salary planning, market pricing, range development, incentive plan administration and design (including sales plans)
            2-3 years with:
            • Experience managing people or teams (Preferred)
            • Experience with compensation systems and HRIS (Preferred)Preferred Licenses and Certifications
              • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)
              • Professional Human Resources (PHR or SHRM-CP)Software/Technical Skills
                • Microsoft Office Suite-PowerPoint, Excel, Word
                • Workday HRIS (especially Compensation Module) (Preferred)
                • PayFactors Survey tool (Preferred)Other Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
                  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinker able to define and solve complex problems quickly
                  • Knowledge of relevant government laws and regulations related to compensation programs (e.g., FLSA, Equal Pay Act, Title VII, ADA, etc.)
                  • Demonstrated ability to team with other departments and subject-matter experts to deliver collaborative and successful outcomes on complicated issues. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with business and technical stakeholders at all levels, including executive management
                  • Clear, concise, professional and effective verbal and written communication skills, including the demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver presentations in formal and informal settings
                  • Strong business orientation and the ability to understand business issues and their interrelationship with compensationThis role will be a hybrid role. Subject to business needs, employees may work remotely up to two days per week. Assigned office days will be determined by managers.What We Offer Our EmployeesWe offer an above-market benefits package that includes a choice of Health Insurance plans (including Dental and Vision Insurance), a generous 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), and more! Plus, if you're considering an advanced degree that would help you achieve your development and career goals, Brother USA offers a highly competitive tuition reimbursement program.See what all the fuss is about! Apply today to learn why Forbes called Brother one of the World's Best Employers (2020) and NJBIZ called Brother one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey (2021)!#LI-HybridBrother International Corporation has earned its reputation as a premier provider of home office and business products, home appliances for the sewing and crafting enthusiast as well as industrial solutions that revolutionize the way we live and work. Brother International Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brother Industries Ltd. With worldwide sales exceeding $6 billion, this global manufacturer was started more than 100 years ago. Bridgewater, New Jersey is the corporate headquarters for Brother in the Americas. It has fully integrated sales, marketing services, manufacturing, research and development capabilities located in the U.S. In addition to its headquarters, Brother has facilities in California, Illinois and Tennessee, as well as subsidiaries in Canada, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Peru and Mexico. For more information, visit www.brother.com.Brother International Corporation ("Brother") is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or make employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal laws. If you require any physical or other assistance in completing this application, a reasonable accommodation will be made upon request.

Keywords: Brother USA, Trenton , Manager, Compensation, Human Resources , Bridgewater, New Jersey

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