Compensation Specialist

Job Locations US-KS-Lenexa
ID
2022-2115
Category
Human Resources
Type
Full Time

Company Overview

Hostess Brands is a leading packaged food company focused on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing fresh baked sweet goods in the United States. The brand’s history dates back to 1919, when the Hostess CupCake was introduced to the public, followed by Twinkies® in 1930. Today, Hostess produces a variety of new and classic treats including Ding Dongs®, Ho Hos®, Donettes® and Fruit Pies, in addition to Twinkies® and CupCakes.

Job Overview

The Compensation Specialist will assist the Sr. Manager, Compensation & Benefits in administering the company’s compensation systems and processes which support our culture and pay-for-performance philosophy. Assists with administering compensation plans and policies to ensure that they are being administered across the Company according to the regulations, laws and procedures established by the Company and various regulatory and compliance agencies.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Sr. Manager, Compensation & Benefits in administering the company’s compensation systems and processes which support our culture and pay-for-performance philosophy.
  • Assists with administering compensation plans and policies to ensure that they are being administered company wide.
  • Assesses and performs analysis on collected wage data and prepares wage and salary data to facilitate compensation and management functions.
  • Examines and evaluates non-executive positions to determine job evaluation of new roles
  • Assists Sr. Manager Compensation & Benefits with annual external salary survey submission data
  • Assists with the stock equity plan & employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) transaction administration process
  • Assists with the Annual Merit process administration, Annual AIP (Annual Incentive Plan) administration and annual COLA/CBA increases as needed
  • Assists with the job evaluation process to include preparing and reviewing job descriptions as well as assisting the recruitment team and the hiring manager through the hiring process cycle.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in HR, Accounting, Business Administration or closely related field) required
  • Benefits certification (CBP, CEBS or HIAA) preferred
  • 3-5 years previous experience as a compensation specialist required

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Workday experience preferred
  • CPG (Baking Industry) experience preferred
  • Multi-facility experience preferred
  • Union experience preferred

 

Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Excellent computer skills to include MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) required
  • Excellent attention to detail and displays commitment to achieving high standards of work through attention to detail required
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently required
  • Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization, including upper management
  • Ability to build internal and external relationships required

 

Travel requirements: - up to 10%

 

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