Share this Job
Apply now »

Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

We are Hydro, a global family of 30,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium and metal recycling, and energy and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our people matter the most to make the difference.

Click here to explore our world and the heart of our operations.

Benefits Analyst

Hydro  Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.  Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.

Job Summary: 

As a Benefits Analyst, you will play a significant role in the planning and administration of employee benefit plans, programs and policies.


Job Location: Rosemont, IL 


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including: 

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions 
  • Education Assistance 
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility 
  • Parental Leave 



Required Education/Experience: 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (Five (5) years with Bachelors. Eight (8) years without.)
  • Related professional courses/certification (CEBS) preferred.



Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Knowledgeable in HR and all types of benefit plans and administration, external vendor management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of laws and regulations impacting employee benefits, including but not limited to ADEA, COBRA, FMLA, ERISA, EGTRRA, HIPAA, ARRA.
  • Strong written communication skills including exceptional grammar and proofreading ability.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical ability
  • Ability to prioritize work, handle multiple tasks, set goals and consistently deliver timely and accurate products and services.  
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint)  
  • Working knowledge of payroll and HRIS systems
  • Experience with Workers’ Compensation adminstration



Job Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee implementation, transition and administration of new and current benefit programs and vendors including developing of administrative procedures, legal and compliance documents and documentation of processes, both internally and with external vendors.
  • Monitor, analyze, and research experience (claims, administrative fees, utilization by service/event) of all benefit plans.  Develop costs by plan and provide recommendations for enhancements/changes to existing programs consistent with benefit objectives and strategies
  • Develop and communicate file specifications and test plans to ensure programs and reports support the benefit plan designs and ERISA and IRS requirements. 
  • Provides technical research, plan interpretation and educational support to Regional HR representatives. Develop and deliver training, as needed.
  • Acts as liaison with banks, insurance carriers, actuaries, TPAs, record keepers and investment managers to assure proper administration of the plans.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%



Care, Courage, & Collaboration 

At Hydro We care about our People! 

We care about Safety! 

At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing the form below or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.





Posted on:  Jul 22, 2022

Rosemont, IL, US, 60018

Department:  Benefits
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Apply now »