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Benefit Specialist

September 29, 2021 10:11 AM | Sandra Sabanske (Administrator)

Company Name:  Garmin

City:   Olathe

State:   Kansas

Position Description:

We are seeking a full-time Benefits Specialist for our headquarters in the greater Kansas City area. In this role, you will be responsible for handling benefit administration activities including health and welfare plans, retirement plans, paid time off and other leave plans, educational assistance and voluntary benefits.

Essential Functions Include:

Acts as a customer service consultant providing information, advice and counsel to associates regarding human resources and benefits questions and handling some moderately complex issues requiring specialized benefits knowledge.

Conducts new hire in-processing group presentations explaining details of specified benefit programs along with other educational initiatives, policies and procedures, etc.

Administers benefit related purchase requisitions and monthly vendor payments.

Administers a variety of benefit plan audits ensuring data integrity and compliance.

Drafts communications and coordinates company-wide benefits meetings and enrollment processes.

Works with third party administrators on communication and plan administration to maintain service and quality.

Identifies and implements process improvements to continuously improve department efficiency and customer service.

Provides support in the administration of a variety of both company provided and mandated leave of absence plans in compliance with federal and state regulations and company policies.

Assists with reconciliation functions and pay issues with the Payroll Department as it relates to premiums and leave of absence plans.

Conducts assessments and recommends methods to address problems and implement benefits related solutions to achieve human resources tactical goals.

Ensures compliance with human resources related legislation and regulations and Garmin HR policies with oversight from HR management and Legal.

Applies a sense of urgency, commitment and focus on the right priorities and works collaboratively and professionally with other Garmin associates.

Position Type:  Full Time

Salary:  n/a

Experience: 2+ years

Education Level: 

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, Psychology, or related field AND a minimum of 2 years relevant experience OR a Master’s Degree in HR, Business or relevant discipline AND a minimum of 1 year relevant experience

About Company:

Garmin Fuels People's Passions! We make products for everywhere that people live, work and play. Our customers are passionate about our products. And so are we.  

We share a commitment to our customers — and each other — in and out of the office. Technology and innovation are essential components of our success, but so are collaboration and teamwork. 

No matter what stage you're at in your life or career, we offer benefits that help you and your family access medical care, save for the future and prepare for any number of life's surprises and milestones.

How to Apply: 


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