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Why You’ll Love This Job

We are seeking a motivated an ambitious HR professional for our newly created role of Compensation & Benefits Manager role. As a member of our Corporate Human Resources team, the Compensation & Benefits Manager will be an  individual who has provoven success with operating in a high performing team, demonstrated strong analytical & quantitative skills, an aptitude for numbers, and the ability to develop strong competencie with their team.   The Compensation & Benefits Manager will ensure that Alpek Polyester US Compensation & Benefits  is able to drive initiatives and processes based on data insights, market practice and good judgment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Compensation & Benefits Manager will be reportable to the Human Resources Director is responsible for planning and implementing the organization’s benefit strategy for US and Canada; aligning benefit outcomes to meet current and future business needs consistent with the organization’s desired internal and external market position. The role is also responsible for administering the organization’s compensation strategy and the following tasks:

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Administer a fair, equitable and competitive total compensation and benefits package that fits and is aligned to our company’s strategy and business goals
  • Maintain a consistent compensation philosophy in line with work culture and organizational objectives
  • Ensure that compensation practices are in compliance with current legislation (pay equity, human rights, etc.)
  • Use various methods and techniques and make data-based decisions on direct financial, indirect financial and non-financial compensations
  • Assess employees needs by conducting employee value proposition (EVP) surveys to find out what motivates and engages employees
  • Prepare job analysis, job evaluations and job classifications
  • Participate in salary and labor market surveys to determine prevailing pay rates and benefits
  • Develop and deploy effective communication strategies and success metrics
  • Conduct ongoing research into emerging trends, issues and best practices
  • Conduct ongoing audits and prepare reports
  • Design and implement the organization’s benefit programs and activities based on the organization’s objectives and emphasizing internal equity and external market competitiveness.  These programs may include retirement, profit-sharing, thrift, group medical/surgical, disability and life plans.
  • Coordinate with functional and/or operational stakeholders to tailor local benefit strategies most appropriate for their business needs while remaining consistent with the organization’s overall benefit strategy
  • Identify and develop ongoing strategic relationships with external consultants and suppliers (for example; benefits consultants, brokers, trustees, and necessary legal assistance) to ensure the organization receives satisfactory standards of service
  • Lead, direct, evaluate and develop a team of compensation & benefits professionals ensuring the most effective total reward strategy implementation for the organization’s total rewards compliant with all relevant regulations, laws and employment standards


Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability as a compensation & benefits analyst
  •  Advanced xperience in HR practices and compensation & benefits cycle management
  • Broad knowledge of job evaluation and job analysis systems, Mercer IPE preferable
  • Experience with employee value proposition (EVP) and labor market surveys
  • Strong understanding of current labor rules and regulations
  • Technical expertise in all areas of benefits administration and compliance
  • Knowledge of  various types of incentives and benefits
  • Extensive knowledge of HRIS (ADP Workforce Now) and MS Office (Word, PowerPoint); Expert in Excel (vlookups, pivot tables)
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Experience with reporting tools (ADP R, Cognos, MS Access)
  • Detail-oriented work style with demonstrated quantitative,  analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work (sound like no support) under tight deadlines in a rapidly changing environment
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and management skills; ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and foster healthy relationships with diverse backgrounds
  • 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of benefits & compensation experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or Finance
  • Bilingual skills desired

Alpek Polyester USA, LLC  is a global leader in the production of PTA (Terephthalic Acid), PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) Resins, PET Recycling (rPET), and Specialty Polymers. This integrated business services customers all over the world using its global network of manufacturing entities within the Alpek Polyester umbrella. We are committed to improving people’s lives through our products, innovations, and a commitment to sustainability and protecting the environment.

Alpek Polyester USA, LLC is headquartered in Charlotte, NC with manufacturing facilities in the Carolinas, Mississippi, Indiana, and Pennsylvania.

Alpek Polyester USA, LLC is a division of Alpek, the petrochemicals and synthetic fibers business group of Alfa, S.A.B. de C.V., one of Mexico’s largest corporations.

Alpek Polyester USA, LLC is subject to US Department of Commerce export regulations and thus must hire individuals who meet national security requirements. Interested applicants (or temporary employees) must meet eligibility requirements. Alpek Polyester USA, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Type: Full Time (Salaried)
Job ID: 113558