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Manager of Compensation and Benefits

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: York, Pennsylvania, USA

Company: Voith Group


About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Voith US Inc., Benefits department, we are looking for:

Manager of Compensation and Benefits  
York, PA



The Manager of Compensation and Benefits is responsible for design, planning, developing and managing the Company’s compensation and benefits programs. This position is also responsible for ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations and the accuracy and efficiency of employee benefit data, enrollment and financial transactions as well as keeping a competitive compensation program aligned with best practices in the market and company global policies. The key factors of success in this role are the mindfulness of employee and business needs as well as effective communication across different levels of the organization.



  • Manage the day to day compensation and benefits programs including but not limited to salary grading, annual salary reviews, health and wellness benefits, life and disability insurance, retirement and leave of absence programs. Take the initiative, lead, promote and follow up in all topics benefits related to completion and internal customer satisfaction.
  • Evaluate and compare compensation and benefits programs against different benchmarks, evolving legislation and internal business needs. Make program recommendations for review by senior management and lead the implementation of new programs or vendors as directed.
  • Develop policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employee benefits regulations; prepare government, participant and salaries reporting, maintain knowledge of evolving benefit law and recommend changes to programs and plans to minimize risk.
  • Develop and monitor administrative procedures that result in the accurate enrollment, payment, and processing of employee salaries, bonuses and benefit transactions; develop and monitor internal data audits, work collaboratively with HR peers, finance and systems management in areas of financial recordkeeping.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of compensation and benefits staff responsible for administering benefit programs.
  • Develop and maintain program cost and performance metrics for use in evaluating program effectiveness and identifying opportunities for enhancements.
  • Develop and execute employee communication strategies, methods, and materials to enhance employee understanding and engagement with compensation and benefit programs. At the same time, ensure the due diligence with confidentiality of employees and programs information.
  • Oversee open enrollment process including technical administration, vendor coordination, and the development of a targeted communication strategy.
  • Work collaboratively with vendors to deliver compensation and benefits to employees; monitor and evaluate vendor performance and participate in vendor selection projects.
  • Act as a role model in terms of service mindset and ownership of all things compensation and benefits related. Collaborate and coordinate good communication with team members, end users, peers and internal customers.



  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience. Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Organizational Management, or Related Field preferred
  • Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, and make actionable recommendations.
  • Ability to communicate complex and sensitive ideas and information, verbally and in writing to individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others where no direct authority exists.
  • Pre-Employment – Certificate in human resources such as SPHR, CEBS, or similar professional designation is an asset.


Physical Demands

  • The employee is required to talk and/or hear in an office setting (noise level is low). The employee is frequently required to stand and walk in an office environment from 4-8 hours. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; lift; stoop, or crouch.
  • The vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception and adjust focus.
  • The job may require occasional travel


* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster