Sr. Benefits Analyst

United States of America
West Virginia
Full Time
September 1 2020


Special Metals


Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10 billion dollar company employs more than 29,500 people worldwide.  PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Special Metals is the world leader in the invention, production and supply of high-nickel alloys for critical engineering.
The largest facility of its type in the world, our Huntington division offers a 130-acre operational footprint exclusively devoted to the development, production and sale of nickel alloys.  
Performs complex assignments in the administration of compensation and benefits programs.   Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends. Serves as the HR generalist for the SMC Division office.

Access survey databases to benchmark existing and new positions throughout the organization.

Participates in salary surveys.

Administers the annual merit budget process.

Participates in the administration of various employee benefit programs, such as health, life, accident and disability insurance, and other benefits such as the 401(k) retirement plan.

Assists with benefits marketing and/or renewal process and annual open enrollment.

Prepare Cobra rates and assist with the Cobra open enrollment.

Coordinate, consolidate, investigate and update new employee’s FSA elections.

Implements new benefit programs and assists Human Resources staff at SMC operations with employee benefit meetings and presentations.

Serves as a liaison with outside insurance carriers or other agencies relative to compensation and benefits programs.

Prepares or assists in the preparation of summary plan descriptions, certificates, plan amendments and plan documents.

Maintains compensation and benefit records and documents.

Prepares and reviews invoice from vendors before preparing for payment.

Leads the SMC wellness program.

Administers the SMC relocation program including preparing year-end payroll entries.

Manages the SMC leased vehicle fleet.

Ensures own work and processes comply with all federal, state and local legal requirement by staying informed of existing and new legislation and enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.

Prepares compensation and benefit reports using HRIS systems and other means.

Protects organization’s values by keeping information confidential.

Accomplishes all tasks as appropriate.

Counsels with and advises employees on their eligibility for various benefits.

Resolves administrative problems with carrier representatives.

Prepare affirmative action information for SMC operations, as needed.

Assists with the preparation for Forms 5500 and distribution of Summary Annual Reports.

Responsible for the HR Intranet and SharePoint sites.

Conducts and participates in audits of benefit programs.

Coordinates human resources processes for Division new hires, terminations and open enrollment.

Division FMLA/STD contact.

Performs Division background checks, drug test scheduling, and e-verify.

Responsible for preparing information for employee’s W-2 medical reporting.

Backup for month-end payroll reporting and weekly 401(k) funding.

Acts as a resource across the Division for those with less experience.

Process Fidelity changes/updates for all location including approving hardship and in-service withdrawals.

FSA Reconciliation.

Performs other duties as assigned.

At least eight (8) years of experience in human resources or accounting required. Compensation and/or benefits administration experience preferred.

Strong Excel skills required.

Presentation skills required.

Special Skills

Strong Excel skills required.

Presentation skills required.



Plan Administration




PHR preferred.

Full Relocation is authorized for this position.