Benefits Manager Dot Foods


Location: Mount Sterling, IL or Chesterfield, MO
Department: Human Resources
Reports To: Director of Benefits and Compensation



Your Role: Responsible for administering employees' benefits, such as 401K and profit sharing retirement plan, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision plan, wellness program, life insurance plan, disability program, employee assistance program, and voluntary benefits such as accident, critical illness, and identification theft protection.

  • Work with approved vendors and assist in negotiations with vendors that provide employee benefits.
  • Ensure that benefits packages are sent to employees and benefits enrollment is completed in a timely manner and comply with relevant government rules and regulations.
  • Execute benefits documentation while consulting with the legal department.
  • Ensure compliance with provisions of regulations such as the Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA), and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Daily interaction with employees to help them understand and utilize their benefits most effectively.
  • Leads continuous improvement efforts while applying lean thinking and tools to eliminate waste.

Role Specifics:

  • Travel: Overnight travel on occasion. Must have ability to travel independently as needed, without restriction by all modes of transportation, including car, plane, or train.

Qualifications / Requirements

We Need You To Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Dot Experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to communicate with varying audiences
  • Strong customer service focus to promptly and effectively respond to needs of employees

We’d Like You To Have:

  • 3 years of experience in HR or related field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Prior successful leadership experience

What Can Dot Offer You?

As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 55 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

  • Competitive Pay and Benefits Package
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference in people’s lives
  • Career and personal development

Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.

EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.

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