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Benefits Specialist

Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials

Accounting & Finance
McCarran, NV, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024

About Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials was founded in 2017 to create a circular supply chain for electric vehicles and clean energy products, making them more sustainable and driving down the cost for batteries. We’re doing this by developing and deploying new technologies to increase the scope and scale of recycled and sustainable materials in the global battery supply chain.

Benefits Specialist

Redwood Materials is seeking a highly motivated, data-centric Benefits Specialist to join our growing Human Resources team. The Benefits Specialist will be responsible for leading, managing and administering the company’s benefits plans, policies, and initiatives in compliance with relevant regulations. They will work independently and collaboratively with external vendors and internal stakeholders to improve Redwood’s benefits plans (e.g. health insurance, retirement plans, and leave policies). The Benefits Specialist will serve as the subject matter expert and primary benefits contact for employees and leadership, ensuring clear and helpful communication on all company benefits.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the strategy, management and communication of benefits programs, including health insurance, leave policies and other fringe benefits.
  • Serve as the primary benefits contact company-wide, understanding benefits details to confidently educate employees, answer questions and resolve enrollment issues.
  • Collaborate and negotiate with benefits providers on benefits packages and one determined, ensure smooth and accurate enrollment, termination, and changes.
  • Oversee new hire and annual open enrollment periods, including company-wide communications, resources, and questions.
  • Conduct data analysis on company benefits to identify trends, address areas of improvement, and drive positive, data-driven changes.
  • Keep current with benefit trends and regulations to help Redwood’s offerings remain competitive.
  • Focus on process improvement and recommendations; contributing to HR projects and initiatives as needed.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of benefits administration and human resources experience, preferably in a startup environment.
  • High level attention to detail, strong communication skills, and expert knowledge of benefits administration.
  • Experience negotiating with and managing the services of external benefits providers.
  • An active problem solver with strong proficiency in HRIS systems and data analysis tools.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Customer service oriented with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Demonstrated ability to scale, drive, and manage multiple initiatives in a fast-paced environment while leveraging data and analytics.
  • Passion for sustainability and contributing to positive change.

The position is full-time. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

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