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Director of Compensation, Benefits & Payroll




Global leading material science has this immediate need!

Responsible for ensuring a competitive total compensation and benefits framework at Company.  Reporting to the CHRO and a member of the HR leadership team, role will lead and assume responsibility for strategy development, design, implementation, administration, and governance of all compensation programs, benefit programs and payroll operations for the Company.

Role will ensure all programs align with Company business objectives, are competitive, sustainable and have an impact on the long and short-term performance of the organization by being effective in attracting, rewarding, and retaining key talent, and are fully compliant with local legal and regulatory requirements.

This is an office-based position located in Pawtucket, RI:  on-site 2-3 days per week.


  • Build/maintain a competitive compensation and benefits strategy which motivates performance, is fiscally responsible, and supports the attraction and retention of high performing talent

  • Oversee the communication and education of compensation and benefits programs to ensure understanding by employees

  • Oversee compensation/benefits related vendor relationships, negotiating services, and managing costs

  • Ensure strong governance and compliance of all Compensation and Benefit programs

  • Assists the annual review process (in partnership with VP Global Talent Management) and documentation of salary planning, working with country Directors/Managers, Executives and Finance to ensure all plans are aligned and easy to administer

  • Manage/monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures recommending revisions as well as new plans that are cost-effective and consistent with market practices and company objectives

  • Responsible for ensuring that all global regions have the appropriate programs, policies, and structure in place to support the Company objectives


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 10+ years’ experience in designing/implementing Total Rewards Programs within manufacturing

  • Minimum of 5 years’ management experience in a Total Rewards position

  • Deep and proven experience developing/shaping/administering compensation plans – including executive and sales compensation plans

  • Comprehensive knowledge of benefits programs (health, wellness, 401K, etc.) and experience working with and managing external vendors

  • Ensures all Payroll systems and processes are compliant with federal and local tax laws

  • Deep knowledge of benefits, compensation and payroll governance and requirements

  • Strong analytical skills, and business planning skills

  • Experience coaching/mentoring for team members, able to develop next level talent

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