Benefits Administrator

Job location:
Roswell, Georgia, USA
Created moment:
June 21, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08376

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

Benefits Administrator

Job Summary

Job Summary

Provide Administrative and professional support in the area of employee benefits, including financial aspects of employee benefits administration.  Supports benefits function including processing STD claims vouchers, medical/Rx claims and HSA funding and billing, participation in open enrollment, supports employees and retirees, works closely with payroll, accounting and HR group on processes and issues.  Will also assist with 401k and pension as backup and support from time to time. Assist in maintaining various wellbeing programs and initiatives.  May be involved in service award program administration, relocation, and other duties.

Location: Hybrid (3 days in the office, 2 days remote after training period)

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • All weekly, bi-weekly and monthly benefit scheduled process must be completed timely and accurately

  • Support claims funding process (self-insured)

  • Billing process for various H&W vendors

  • Administer life & disability programs including short term disability weekly process (self-insured) to prepare information for payroll; vouchers, ensure distribution lists accurate 

  • Wellbeing program administrative support (Virgin Pulse, other)

  • Main point of contact for employee/retiree questions & issues (group mail box and phone) and support HR team with respect to benefit questions

  • Assist with annual enrollment preparation (communications/system testing) & administration (such as pended benefits, new dependent documentation collection, evidence of insurability process)

  • Assist  with annual plan audits (collecting data, requested information) and annual valuation process/data collection

  • Administer on-line benefits system (on-going & annual enrollment) – understanding of system configuration– coordination with benefits team – ensure processes are working smoothly (identify, resolve basic issues); ensures that all underlying coding matches carrier coding

  • Administer QMCSO’s

  • Will also work closely with other benefit team members and will cross train to ensure full department coverage

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Skills and Attributes Requirements

  • Advanced Google Sheets or Excel (vlookup tables, complex spreadsheets with multiple tabs/workbook links/if-then, etc), Google Docs or MS Word (mail merge) & Google Slides or Power Point (Imerys on Google platform)

  • ADP HRIS Enterprise V6 (understanding of)& ADPR (Reporting Tool); Workday a plus for pulling reports/data review

  • On-line Benefits Enrollment Systems and Reporting (keen understanding of configuration/ensuring benefit set up administration matches documents/communications)

  • Well organized and ability to complete tasks timely and on schedule

  • High sense of urgency

  • Ability to identify and quickly resolve issues/detail orientated

  • Ability to prioritize, and maintain high degree of organization

  • Excellent customer service skills 

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills – all audiences (presentations/one-on-one interactions)

  • Ability to work in a team environment with a “shared services” concept (multiple business units/unions)


Education/Experience Requirements

  •  3-5 years experience in employee benefits with emphasis on financial aspects of: 

  • Health & welfare administration including monthly billing, claim resolution, short term disability/FMLA, paid bonding leave, understanding of overall H&W and retirement terms (including high deductible health plans with health savings accounts), understanding of systems/processes that support benefit program administration, and understanding of payroll processes.  

  • Retirement (401k and Pension)

Candidate should possess experience in a multi-plan benefit environment and have experience with the complexities of unions, systems (such as data feeds, HRIS, benefit administration systems) 

This position requires clear understanding of benefit terminology and various laws and regulations required for compliant administration of benefit programs as well as understanding of financial aspects of plan administration.  

Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or finance or equivalent, CEBS preferred but not required.

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.