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HRIS Manager

Kaman Distribution Group
Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift



As an integral member of our Human Resources Team, the HRIS Manager is responsible for the management and administration of the company-wide ADP Enterprise HRIS system and Talent Management system. This role requires that you have strong analytical skills with the ability to evaluate complex data, identify discrepancies, and present solutions that consider our varying business requirements. You will serve as the technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) and technical point of contact ensuring data integrity, system testing, report writing, and data analysis for changes and process workflows. 

HRIS Administration

  • Maintain Kaman Distribution Group Distribution Group’s Human Resources Information and Payroll System (HREnterprise/Ev5), as systems administrator, to meet the information needs of the corporate office as well as subsidiaries. Head user team for any upgrades as needed.
  • Assist the users of the Enterprise system in solving any issues that they may be experiencing
  • Provide technical assistance and support in the development of ADP Reporting reports for subsidiaries; perform troubleshooting on existing report sets as needed.
  • Extract data from HRIS System on a company-wide basis as requested by Senior Management.
  • Perform File Import processes as requested from subsidiaries, for large volume updates or changes.
  • Implementation of any new companies/subsidiaries as needed; coordination between Kaman Distribution Group, benefit vendors and ADP to accommodate/update all existing systems and processes.
  • Partner with Payroll Shared Services to support payroll requirements, including functional and regulatory compliance.
  • Perform the duties of Security Administrator for the Enterprise HRIS system.
  • Liaison between the Enterprise users and ADP, including the Hosting Center
  • Liaison between Kaman Distribution Group’s IS Department and ADP’s Hosting Center


Data Exchange

  • Maintain and troubleshoot existing data file feeds as related to the HRIS System:
  • ADP feed to Fidelity (401k);  Ev5 feeds to bswift (for benefit enrollment and tracking purposes); bswift feed to Ev5 (benefit deductions); bswift feed to ComputerShare (ESPP Enrollments); Ev5 feed to Halogen (Talent Mgmt System).  Communicate with vendors, programmers and service providers as needed to resolve issues and update programs as needed.
  • Manage processes to establish additional data feeds as needed, including coordination between vendors, and testing and validation of file layouts and data. Work with internal Kaman Distribution Group staff to establish new processes and procedures as needed.
  • Participate in year-end planning with vendors and service providers; process all year-end updates in HRIS system in coordination with vendors to ensure timely communication of all required fields.


Talent Management System Administration

  • Maintain Kaman Distribution Group’s Talent Management System (Halogen) as a systems administrator and performs related duties.
  • Lead the development, testing and implementation of TMS modules and processes.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to division TMS administrators.
  • Develop and maintain system documentation, user procedures and related documentation to ensure consistent use of TMS throughout the enterprise.

Other areas of expertise

  • Prepare reporting data to be implemented in the Proxy Report.
  • Responsible for the administration of various reports in compliance with federal and state laws. (i.e., EEO-1 Report and VETS4212 Report).
  • Provide data file input for annual Pension Valuation process, Non-Discrimination Testing process and the Total Rewards annual communication program.
  • Provide technical assistance in various KDG platform projects as requested.
  • Prepare and submit a bi-annual Hewitt Survey electronic data file.


  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or other related field.
  • 5+ years of ATS, HCM, HRIS or other related system configuration experience
  • 5+ years of HR Business processes experience
  • Experience with configuration or maintenance of HRIS or HCM systems, including but not limited to Core HRIS, Performance Management, Applicant Tracking, & Learning Management
  • Knowledge of Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, & other HR-related systems and tools
  • Expert understanding of HR and Payroll processes
  • Expert customer focus, interpersonal, and communication skills and ability to work independently
  • Strong computer skills and technical expertise
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to discretely manage high levels of confidential information
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Expert in Word & Excel; Excel to include VLOOKUPS & Pivot Tables; Excel Power Pivot preferred
  • Data science & analytics
  • 5+ years’ experience with ADP Reporting – intermediate to expert level
  • Integrated data experience and understanding of downstream impacts
  • SQL experience a plus



Our comprehensive compensation package and benefit program includes:

  • Your choice of medical insurance providers and plans, Dental insurance, and Flexible spending accounts
  • Company matching 401(k) with a great vesting schedule
  • Paid Vacation, Sick time, and Company Holidays
  • 100% tax free tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Parental Leave


Kaman Distribution Group is comprised of three business platforms: Kaman Automation, Kaman Fluid Power, and Kaman Industrial Technologies. We offer more than four million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and automation, material handling, motion control, fluid power and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, we provide engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor management. Offering products and solutions from more than 250 locations, our people are the foundation of our success. We recognize that our ability to sustain our competitive advantage rests among our talent.  #KDG


Posted: 2019-10-08 Expires: 2019-11-07

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