Applied Materials, Inc.
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The Senior Analyst of U.S. Benefits is an individual contributor role responsible for administration of the overall U.S. benefit programs, with primary responsibility for the AMP Wellness Program. This role supports the evolution and integration of the AMP Wellness strategy which includes on site medical and fitness centers, wellness programs and financial incentives to help employees achieve their personal health, emotional and financial objectives. The ideal candidate has a broad benefits background, and demonstrated success managing vendors.
The benefits department at Applied Materials has a team-based culture and this role will also provide support in the strategy development of overall benefits programs, health (medical, dental and vision), retirement, leave administration, paid time off policies, as well as communications, administration and compliance. Reporting to the Sr. Manager of U.S. Benefits, this role is a thought partner with the overall team and shares subject matter expertise with Benefits, HR and Global Rewards professionals.
Responsible for managing and administering policies and procedures to promote wellness programs to employees.
Plan, develop, implement and monitor wellness related activities.
Ensures that project/department milestones are met and adhere to approved budgets.
Reviews analytics and makes recommendations that create a strategic advantage and support Applied’s business and talent strategies.
Ensures that benefits responsibilities are completed in a timely manner, and understands end to end processes and customer experience.
Recognizes and addresses company-wide implications. Ability to be a thought partner to the Benefits Leadership team, and articulate a point of view with supporting information. Ability to see broad strategic HR issues and apply rewards programming/recommend alternative solutions.
Appropriately uses in-house and ERISA counsel to support ongoing plan compliance and address potential issues efficiently with applicable correction methods.
Develops strong working relationships with key business partners in Payroll, Legal, and HRIS
Partners with internal and external partners/consultants to ensure benefits offerings are cost effective, competitive, and aligned with business and talent strategies.
Supports/integrates acquired company plans as appropriate.
Thorough and detailed knowledge of U.S. benefits policies, practices, procedures, laws & regulations (ERISA, HIPAA, ACA, DOL & IRS) and system tools.
Experience with ERISA self-insured health and welfare plans, and vendor management are also highly desired.
','!*!Skills and Abilities
Strong communication, organizational, collaboration, documentation, and presentation skills
Business acumen and financial analysis skills
Innovation, analytical, and creative problem solving skills
Capacity to deal with ambiguity and risk taking
Strong project management skills
Strong vendor management and budget management experience
Team oriented mentality; demonstrated multi-cultural skills
Ability to travel
Position requires understanding of Applied Materials global Standards of Business Conduct and compliance with these standards at all times. This includes demonstrating the highest level of ethical conduct reflecting Applied Materials' core values.
Education and Experience:
B.S. level degree in related field or equivalent experience
5 years of experience in Benefits
CANDIDATES ARE PREFERRED WHO POSSESS THE FOLLOWING:
High technology industry experience
Experience in support of a variety of client functions
Experience with global/multi-national and matrixed organizations
Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. #LI','Americas-United States of America-California-CA,Santa Clara','','Human Resources','Day Job','Yes, 10 % of the Time','Internal / External','Internal / External','No Relocation','No Relocation','Senior Benefits Analyst - (B3)
Applied Materials, Inc.
Website : http://www.appliedmaterials.com
With more than 45 years of commitment to facilitating positive change through technological innovation, Applied has improved the way people live, work and play. Technology is at the heart and soul of our DNA. Using our guiding principles of energy efficiency, scale, design for the environment, and community involvement, we are creating change on a global scale, while creating breakthrough opportunities resulting in a brighter future