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Compensation Manager in Novi, MI at Hanon Systems USA, LLC

Date Posted: 7/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Reporting to the Human Resources Senior Manager, the position is responsible for supporting the Hanon’s Americas’ region’s compensation and benefits programs through performing in-depth analyses, drawing insights and conclusions from data, and creating and improving processes to attract, develop, engage, and retain talented individuals; creating a work environment where people can realize their full potential; thus, allowing the organization to meet current and future business challenges.

Key Responsibilities include:


Regional Compensation

  • Lead the regional compensation planning cycle for merit and bonus through program design, budget reporting, communication, analytical support and approval process
  • Participate in compensation surveys, analyze market compensation survey results and take action based on those results
  • Conduct the annual market pay analysis, develop salary ranges, job titles/codes, and deliver conclusions and recommendations on the company’s competitive position to management
  • Identify and recommend improvements and efficiencies around compensation programs, processes, reporting and support initiatives
  • Contribute to various other compensation activities including completing ad hoc job evaluation and market data requests, ensuring compliance with internal policies, and local labor laws, and conducting research related to emerging
  • Build quantitative models in Excel, including data gathering, data modeling, analysis, and create exhibits in PowerPoint for multiple countries and currencies
  • Provide necessary support for reporting for Hanon’s HRIS
  • Use market data to provide compensation recommendations for individual positions across the region. Identify comparable positions and industries to make recommendations for hard-to-find or unique positions.
  • Conduct job analyses on both existing and new jobs to determine appropriate salary level according to Hanon guidelines and market conditions.
  • Using market data, government data, and other sources to provide recommendations to senior management regarding compensation-related matters
  • Producing standard and ad-hoc reports and analysis regarding compensation and related workforce trends. Analyzing results to identify root issues
  • Coordinate the annual headcount budgeting process; providing variance analysis monthly and as requested on headcount, salary, or other human resources-related financial analysis
  • Ensure compensation programs are administered in compliance with policies and government regulations through audits, reports and personal contacts
  • Collaborate with Finance on salary budgets

Regional Benefits

  • Deep knowledge of regional benefit program design, management and communications in U.S., Canada, Mexico and Brazil
  • Ensure programs remain market competitive, cost effective, legally compliant, and aligned with our global benefits philosophy and company needs
  • Monitor trends in the marketplace, prevalent practices among peer companies, emerging technologies, and new product solutions to help shape recommendations for new programs or program improvements
  • Coordinate with local HR teams and brokers to ensure that benefit plans are competitive and that renewals are timely and cost effective
  • Oversee legislative and law changes, ensure each locations’ plans and policies are compliant  with all federal, state and local benefit laws

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field; Master’s degree preferred


Competencies, Experiences and Requirements

  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in Compensation required
  • Strong strategic, analytic, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Broad knowledge of compensation issues, trends, best practice
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understands and accounts for regional and cultural differences.
  • High-energy with a strong work ethic, sense of urgency and high expectations for performance



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