B. Braun

Associate Director, Corporate Benefits

Job Locations US-PA-Bethlehem
Requisition ID
2021-19126
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Legal
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
8 am to 5 pm
Site
Corporate/Sales/ B. Braun of Canada/ BIS/ CeGat

Overview

About B. Braun 

 

B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.

 

Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 64,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

Responsible for the administration of all benefit plans. Implements plan changes as well as new benefit programs.  Ensures all plans are administered in compliance with regulations. Manages all vendor relationships. Directs the day-to-day work of the benefits team.

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Administration of all employee benefits—health, welfare, retirement and ancillary plans.
  • Recommends enhancements and/or new benefit offerings based on market trends.
  • Performs financial analysis of health plan performance.
  • Identifies service and administrative issues and proactively works on corrective action.
  • Assists with the development of strategic planning for employee benefits. 
  • Coordinates preparation of 5500s, ACA reporting, SBCs, and plan documents.
  • Manages Open Enrollment and wellness program.
  • Designs, writes and coordinates all benefit related employee communications.
  • Ensures compliance with all regulations governing our benefit plans.
  • Works closely with payroll, HRIS, HR Business Partners, consultants, actuaries and benefit vendors.
  • Handles escalated benefit inquiries and complaints to ensure equitable resolution.
  • Develops, plans and administers all health and welfare, pension, and 401(k) plans.
  • Communicates benefits related information to all employees.
  • Monitors claim activity and financials.
  • Manages open enrollment.
  • Manages all vendor relationships.
  • Assists in the development of overall benefits strategy.
  • Directs daily work of the Benefits Team.

Required:

  • A bachelor's degree and 10 years of experience in Benefits Administration, OR Any appropriate combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated ability to write clear and effective employee communications
  • Highly skilled in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with payroll processes and eligibility file feeds
  • Ability to work and interact with all types of employees in the Company

Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations and plan requirements

The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

 

General: It shall be the duty of every employee while at work to take reasonable care for safety and health of himself/herself and other persons.

 

 Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Requires advanced knowledge of professional field and industry.
  • Influences the development of and drives the application of principles, theories, concepts.
  • Determines best course of action.

Supervision Given and Received:

  • Manages entry to intermediate level employees of a department or a function with 1 or 2 sections.
  • Ensures budgets, schedules, and performance requirements are met.

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

 

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.
  • 10-12 years related experience required.
  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
  • Occasional business travel required

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

 

 

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com..

 

Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

Other

Responsibilities: Other Duties:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

 

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

  • Occasionally: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Stand
  • Frequently: Sit
  • Constantly: N/A

Activities:

  • Occasionally: Climbing stairs/ladders, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Standing, Walking
  • Frequently: Finger feeling, Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Sitting, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick
  • Constantly: N/A

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally: N/A
  • Frequently: N/A
  • Constantly: N/A

Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Noise Intensity: Moderate
  • Occasionally: Other
  • Frequently: N/A
  • Constantly: Office environment

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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