Hayward Industries

  • Manager, Benefits & Employee Programs

    Job Locations US-NJ-Elizabeth
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/4/2018 8:49 AM)
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  • Overview

    Hayward Pool Products, a division of Hayward Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of residential swimming pool equipment in the world, with a significant presence in the commercial pool market that is continuously growing. Headquartered in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Hayward designs, manufactures and markets a full line of residential and commercial pool and spa equipment including pumps, filters, heating, cleaners, salt chlorinators, automation, lighting, safety, flow control and energy solutions. 

    For over 80-years, Hayward has been enhancing pool ownership by manufacturing cutting edge, advanced pool and spa equipment. Hayward listens to our customers’ needs and makes sure they are implemented during the design and manufacturing process.  The goal is to become the preferred brand of choice with every residential and commercial swimming pool and spa.


    Position Overview:


    To work with Director, Human Resources to set strategic direction for benefit and welfare programs, essential for talent acquisition, retention and optimal value/cost-containment balance.  To execute the administration of all programs managing education, communication and automation. To develop and implement General HR policies with focus on compliance and engagement.


    • In partnership with the Corporate Director of Human Resources, provide oversight on the plan management and administration of the 401k plan and employee welfare benefits.
    • Perform external benchmarking assessing the current offering and provide recommendations on potential changes to plans in order to maintain a competitive edge and cost management.
    • In partnership with the Director, HR manage vendor and provider relationships.
    • Work with internal and external auditors to perform annual audits to the plans.
    • Plan and manage the annual open enrollment process.
    • Develop continuous education, training and communications for employees on all benefit programs and employee welfare program and General HR Policies.
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • BS degree in HR, business or other related field and a minimum of (5-7) years of relevant experience in progressively more responsible roles in managing and administering benefit programs and employee welfare programs.
    • Experience and proficiency in developing, writing and implementing HR policies.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to assess and analyze benefit cost comparisons and the ROI of different program offerings and models.
    • Merger and acquisition experience a plus
    • Demonstrated proficiency leveraging data, processes and technology.   
    • Demonstrated capability, and a desire to approach the role with a proactive mindset.
    • HRIS administration experience strongly preferred; Ceridian Dayforce experience a plus.

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