Total Rewards Manager
Company: Northern Tool + Equipment
Posted on: September 6, 2020
Northern - Large enough to matter, Small enough that you can
make a difference.Are you a creative thinker? Are you decisive when
it's needed? Do you value integrity and demonstrate that integrity
in what you do? Above all, do you want to leave footprints?ARE YOU
NORTHERN? If so, we'd like to talk with you.Since founder Don
Kotula opened his garage door to the world in 1980, Northern Tool +
Equipment has stayed true to a vision that has guided the company
ever since - building lasting relationships by providing the right
solution for our customers. Today, Northern Tool + Equipment has
grown into a billion-dollar company that provides over 60,000
carefully chosen tools via catalogs, website and retail stores. We
seek talented people who wish to share their initiative, ideas and
expertise; we develop and support our teams and we put them in a
position to succeed. We know our customer, we provide value and we
act with integrity. We are True Northern.
We are currently seeking an HR Manager/Total Rewards Manager to
oversee and provide developmental and administrative analytical
support to company-wide total rewards programs, including
compensation, benefits and learning and development. This person
will manage and lead the compensation, benefits, and learning and
MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
- Manages human resource efforts to result in the alignment of
human resources functions and personnel with Northern's strategy.
Implements long-range total rewards goals and strategies consistent
with business direction and strategy. Operates within human
resources' annual budget. Ensures all human resource efforts are
directed towards achievement of corporate goals and employee
- Manages and participates in strategy direction for total
rewards. Consults closely with the company's benefits broker in
order to design benefit plans that align with the company's
strategy and employee needs.
- Uses data received from the benefit broker, market data, and
employee engagement data to design plans which support attracting
and retaining the company's best employees while meeting the
company's budget requirements.
- Reviews benefits administration process; identifies gaps and
implements process efficiencies. Manages the company 401 (k) plan
and is a member of the company's investment committee. Evaluates
and recommends the 401 (k) plan regularly and recommends plan
changes when needed.
- Manages and participates in strategy direction for compensation
programs including salary management, merit increases, market
adjustments, promotion increases, annual incentive plan,
commissions and other location specific bonus programs for the
- Sets Learning and Development strategy for the Company with the
department leaders based on Company needs.
- Oversees the selection, design, and development of training and
non-training interventions using performance improvement
- Oversees leadership and other training programs for the entire
organization; ensures these programs are implemented and continue
to be effective.
- Applies knowledge of instructional design and adult learning
theory to the creation, design and implementation of training
tools, materials and programs that are performance and outcome
- Manages and maintains human resources policies and procedures
to ensure company assets are protected, people resource efforts are
maximized and Northern's mission and objectives are
- Ensures Company compliance with existing legal employment
requirements (EEO/AAP, OSHA, FLSA, wage hour, ADA, HIPPA) both
individually and through communication and training of department
and location managers. Additionally, oversees all related audits
such as those required for the 401 (k) plan and ensures that all
legal notifications are provided to employees.
- Supervises and manages employees as it relates to all projects
or related work, establishes performance requirements, clarifies
responsibilities of those supervised, conducts performance
appraisals and plans for individual employee development.
--- Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science or related area.
--- At least 5 years of related job experience, specifically within
the Compensation, Benefits and Learning area.
--- At least 3 years of related supervisory experience.
--- Demonstrated ability to lead in order to influence change at
all levels of the organization.
--- Excellent presentation skills.
--- Demonstrated ability to lead and manage multiple and varied
--- Solid understanding of Human Resource Information Systems
(HRIS) systems as well as experience working with benefits and
learning management systems.
--- Strong administrative and organizational skills.
--- Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all employee
--- Demonstrated ability to seek out and learn new instructional
design methods, design tools and industry trends.
--- Ability to work well with numbers and details.
--- Genuine interest in people-oriented work, must display a
positive caring attitude.
--- Demonstrated ability to handle conflict resolution.
--- Ability to handle confidential information with the utmost
judgment and discretion.
--- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing,
with a wide variety of customers, Company personnel and others.
(Presentation skills a must).
--- Demonstrates Northern Tool + Equipment's 12 Core
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