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Total Rewards Specialist - Compensation

Company:  Ball Corporation

Westminster, CO, US, 80021

Date:  Jul 6, 2024
Job Category:  Human Resources
Req. ID:  37045

Ball’s Total Rewards department provides an excellent career path focused on cross-training and developing team members across all aspects of Total Rewards programs. While this position will start with a focus in compensation and executive compensation, our new team member will experience bi-annual rotational duties within the different areas of Total Rewards, including health and group benefits, retirement benefits, compensation, mobility and executive compensation. These rotations will enable knowledge growth through exposure to a wide range of concepts, supported by a proven training structure, and each time gaining new expertise through day-to-day program administration, project management, communications support, partnership with our HR colleagues and maintaining high-performing external partnerships.  The specialist role will be part of a team that will assist with training, will provide backup coverage for periods of time off, and have opportunity to be a part of large team projects. Through exposure to our multiple businesses and the entire Total Rewards spectrum, a successful specialist will be well positioned for the next step in Total Rewards or Human Resources.  Come join the Ball team and start your new career!


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Primary purpose of the position: 

This position is part of a team that shares responsibility for the daily administration of corporate-sponsored Health and Group Benefits, Retirement programs and other compensation or benefits programs (including medical, dental, vision, disability, life/AD&D, HSA, EAP, HCRA/DCRA, COBRA, retiree health and life benefits, defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans, deferred compensation plans, long term incentive awards, merit, incentive compensation and others). The position reports to the Director, Global Total Rewards Employee Experience and Operations, to effectively support the communication, implementation, administration and execution of a variety of programs and continuously improve internal processes and compliance efforts, aligned with Total Rewards Center of Excellence (COE) strategy.


What you will be responsible for: 

  • Under the general guidance of the Director of Employee Experience and Operations, this role is accountable for the daily administration and procedures of a variety of Total Rewards programs, including but not limited to: 
  • Attends regularly scheduled calls with external vendors
  • Reconciles escalated issues and provide assistance to management, human resources colleagues, employees and retirees until resolution is attained
  • Assists in the development and deployment of communication materials for effective, accurate presentation of the plans to employees and HR
  • Creates and monitors any required benefit plan funding requests, billing/funding and other reports to Treasury and/or Finance, proactively identifying and recommending remediation of any significant amounts/fluctuations; Reconciles plan expenses to the record keeper, trust and auditors
  • Coordinates with HRIS and payroll functions relating to data feeds, deductions and system setup, running extracts, and reports as necessary
  • Reviews data transmission/ specification requirements and validation of error reports and any changes with suppliers/partners and internal stakeholders and updates related process documentation
  • Employee program enrollment coordination and testing
  • Maintains plan documents and handles plan compliance-related tasks, potentially including assistance with completion of IRS Form 5500, SARs, updates to Summary Plan Descriptions, coordinates annual plan audits, data validation, and other regulatory reporting
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of all current and past (grandfathered) provisions of plans and programs
  • Supports preparation and presentations to Ball’s governing committees
  • Assists company representatives in responding to union requests for benefit information and grievance cases
  • Compiles reports and assists analysts in tracking and analyzing issues and trends
  • Complies and completes surveys within Total Rewards
  • Leads and/or supports audits, reconciliation and reporting initiatives
  • Participates on project teams and may play a project management role to implement new benefits/programs, support acquisitions/divestitures, support union negotiation processes and outcomes/changes, support system changes and other initiatives as necessary
  • Continuously identifies areas for process improvement and implements the creation, updates and regularly reviews procedure documents and process flows
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director, Total Rewards Global Employee Experience and Operations, some of which may become permanent responsibilities; Participates in special projects as assigned and performs individual assignments as management may direc
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division group, company and vendors, including ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive, respectful and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.


What we are looking for:

  • College degree level education or work-related experience
  • 2-3 years minimum job related experience, compensation experience highly desirable


  • BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE: Possesses a detailed understanding of policies, procedures and application. Through acquired experience understands function and can assist with interpretation of policies and process details. 
  • ANALYSIS / PROBLEM SOLVING: References documented process and practices to address challenges. May handle more common complex challenges but escalates situations that have not been encountered previously.
  • DECISION MAKING: Decisions are based on prescribed guidelines and the ability to research, understand, interpret and validate the details of unfamiliar situations. Provides recommendations on escalated issues. 
  • ORGANIZATION: Prioritizing workload in a manner consistent with direction and departments objectives. Detail oriented and capable of multi-tasking and maintaining productivity in an environment subject to frequent interruption and high volume of activities and multiple deadlines.
  • COMMUNICATION: Able to articulate specific details, thoughts and ideas tactfully, clearly and succinctly. Provides the information people need to know.  Provides customers complete, timely and accurate information. Demonstrates good oral, written and listening skills.


Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hybrid On-Site Work Environment: Based in Colorado, this position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site for three (3) or more days per work week (with core collaboration days of Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). [Travel and local commute between Ball locations and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.]
  • Hiring Salary Range: $ 64,600 - $96,600 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
  • This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.


Ball Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody. All qualified job applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, age, political affiliation or any other non-merit characteristic.


When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 21,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups to aerosol bottles that enable our customers to contribute to a better world.


Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging.


Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.


Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.
No agencies please.




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