26 days old

Benefits Specialist – Health & Welfare

Sims Metal Management
Chicago, Illinois 60456
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
  • Administer various benefit programs which include; medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, FSA plans, HSA accounts, commuter benefits, EAP and the pension plans.
  • Handle FMLA and Disability programs. Act as subject matter for all leave of absences and FMLA claims and inquiries.
  • Audit and calculate short-term disability payments.
  • Serve as the main contact for benefit administration activities to ensure accuracy and compliance with laws, policies and procedures.
  • Serve as primary contact for various benefit issues such as coverage, enrollment eligibility, family status changes, claims and other benefit matters.
  • Assist with online benefits administration.
  • Audits records and benefits eligibility periodically.
  • Assist with annual open enrollment projects.
  • Resolution of employee issues and data and vendor errors.
  • Develop and implement communication/education programs to enhance member knowledge, appreciation and effective use of benefits.
  • Maintain relationships with insurance carriers, consultants, actuaries, brokers, record keepers and third-party administrators.
  • Audit and process monthly vendor billing.
  • Document and maintain administrative procedures for assigned benefit processes.
  • Assist with special projects.
  • Responsible for understanding all applicable government laws and regulations at the federal, state and local levels, which impact employee benefits.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Accounting, Business Administration, and 3-5 years of increasingly responsible benefits experience.
  • Excellent desktop computer skills, especially in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting skills, analytical and planning skills.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral).
  • Must have strong working knowledge with human resource information systems (ADP Enterprise & HWSE experience a plus).


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Chicago, Illinois 60456

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