Benefits Administrator - Contract Position - Iselin, NJ (Hybrid)

Iselin, NJ, US, 08830

Now hiring Benefits Administrator – 3-month contract position Iselin, NJ (Hybrid)


Pay Range: $35-$50 dollars an hour


The Benefits Administrator will partner with the members of the Total Rewards team to assist in the administration of various BASF ECMS Benefit Programs.  The individual must excel working independently as well as a team member. Must have strong customer service skills and contribute as a team member.  He/she must be able to thrive in a fast and dynamic fast-paced environment and be flexible and able to adjust/modify work assignments based on the needs of the business.


As a Benefits Administrator, you will LEAD by:


As the Benefits Administrator you will be involved in multiple areas of our Total Rewards offerings and programs.  The Benefits Administrator will have responsibility for the following:

  • Implementation of Work Number and development and documentation of procedures established.
  • Assure proper implementation, documentation, and set up admin procedures of Unemployment Claims.
  • Assist with current process documentation and set up new procedures for Severance Payments.
  • Assist with manager & medical team training, calculations, etc. of disability administration.
  • Vendor oversight for the recognizing you program and link between payroll and vendor for single sign on.
  • Payment of invoices and alignment with cost projections.
  • Assist with drafting, reviewing, and posting of summary plan descriptions and HR policies for vendors and intranet.
  • Work with various vendors to resolve benefit questions and escalations.
  • Expat billing process – tracking payments, allocation, etc.
  • Creation and documentation of processes.
  • Miscellaneous duties and tasks as assigned.


Your elements for Success:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Comp and HRIS system experience a big plus
  • Advanced Excel skills are required
  • Experience in health and welfare, qualified and nonqualified retirement benefit plans, disability and leave of absence preferred
  • Experience partnering with vendors, outside recordkeepers, consultants, attorneys, trustees, investment managers, auditors, and actuaries, and in-house Legal, Treasury, Tax and HR Services on various topics.
  • Knowledge of benefit plan rules and legal requirements, and your CEBS Certification (preferred), you will understand US benefit plans and programs and the variations
  • Knowledge of ERISA, and other IRS regulations as well as applicable tax filings and other government reporting
  • Experience supporting special projects relative to employee benefit plans
  • Experience analyzing data and identify financial and vendor performance issues and opportunities
  • Strong Customer service skills
  • Task oriented with strong organization, administrative and communication skills.


About BASF Environmental Catalysts and Metal Solutions


Leveraging its deep expertise as the global leader in catalysis and precious metals, BASF Environmental Catalysts and Metal Solutions (ECMS) serves customers in many industries including automotive, aerospace, indoor air quality, semiconductors, and hydrogen economy, and provides full loop services with its precious metals trading and recycling offering. With a focus on circular solutions and sustainability, ECMS is committed to helping our customers create a cleaner, more sustainable world.  Protecting our elements of life is our purpose and this inspires us to ever-new solutions. 


ECMS operates globally in 15 countries with approximately 20 production sites and over 4,000 employees.


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The competitive Pay Range for this role is $35-$50 dollars per hour. Actual pay will be determined based on education, certifications, experience, and other job-related factor permitted by law.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.



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