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HRIS Benefits Systems Analyst I/II/III

MSA, The Safety Company
Cranberry Twp, PA
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MSA, The Safety Company

At MSA, safety isn’t just in our name. It’s the driving factor behind every decision we make because we know our customers rely on us every day to keep them safe. It’s a noble mission and a challenge that every MSA associate accepts when they join our team. That’s why we provide our associates with a competitive pay and benefits package, learning and development opportunities, and an inclusive and friendly work environment. Join the MSA and help make the world safer, one person at a time

Requisition ID 2018-2364
# of Openings 2
Job Location(s) US-PA-Cranberry Twp
Posted Date 1 week ago
Category Human Resources


MSA is looking for a positive and energetic associate with HRIS expertise in systems and data management, benefits administration, and payroll administration. Do you have a strong customer focus? You will be providing best in class HRIS-related customer service to all U.S. associates and participants while continuously improving the quality and timeliness of service. You will also manage the day-to-day technical operations of several HR/benefits programs. Be part of a talented group of professionals in a team environment, reporting to the People Center Manager. If you have what it takes, you may be the right person to join the MSA People Center


Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide support to People Center staff and other HR functions for all HRIS activities in conjunction with critical business processes and complex customer inquiries
  • Update case management system with updates to customer inquiries
  • Generate and transmit data files required for the administration of various HR programs and benefit plans
  • Research and resolve errors resulting from the transmission of employee master data, dependent data and enrollment data. Ability to identify root cause and implement processes to prevent future errors
  • Manage annual benefits open enrollment cycle, including requirements documentation, design and execution of test plans, post-enrollment auditing, and support team members
  • Collaborate with various functions (e.g. IT, Payroll and Benefits) regarding corporate initiatives (e.g. acquisitions, integrations, etc.) and system implementations/upgrades. Includes requirements documentation, execution of test plans, and documentation and execution of process changes
  • May lead team members or other functions through system implementations and upgrades
  • Develop basic to complex reports for use in administering, monitoring and auditing various HR and/or benefits programs
  • Maintain claims data in Microsoft Access database
  • May coach and train junior team members on systems and processes
  • Seek opportunities to improve existing processes
  • Maintain current documentation for HRIS procedures, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Complete additional projects and special assignments as determined by the People Center Manager


Special knowledge, skills and abilities required:
  • Excellent customer focus with outstanding follow through and response
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written), including ability to communicate with internal and external customers/vendors at all levels
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task in fast paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail, striving for highest level of accuracy
  • Exceptional process management and analytical skills
  • Proven ability for solving technical issues with HR systems
  • Proven ability to assist and/or develop test plans and lead projects
  • Working knowledge of benefits open enrollment process
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, including general correspondence, merges, and administrative manuals
  • Proficient with intermediate Microsoft Excel functions, including formulas, filters, graphs, and pivot tables
  • Team Orientation
  • Ability to travel 1-10%

  • Experience with SAP HR Module
  • Proven ability with all aspects of benefits open enrollment cycles (requirements documentation, system testing, EDI testing, payroll testing, etc.)
  • Experience with FTP (file transfer protocol)
  • Proficient with intermediate Microsoft Access functions, including building queries and reports

Education and experience required:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • This position is available at three different career levels based upon experience, education, etc:
    • Level one:
      • 1 year HRIS experience, including working knowledge of HR and benefits administration requirements
    • Level two:
      • 3 years HRIS experience
      • 3 years benefits administration software experience, including testing
      • 1 year system implementation/upgrade experience
      • Working knowledge of benefits open enrollment process
      • Proven ability to audit/compare data files to identify discrepancies
      • Proficient with advanced Microsoft Excel functions, including importing/exporting data
    • Level three:
      • 5 years HRIS experience
      • 3 years benefits administration software experience, including testing
      • 3 years system implementation/upgrade experience
      • Proven success in managing vendor performance and deliverables
      • Proficient with advanced Microsoft Excel functions, including importing/exporting data

  • Bachelor's Degree in HR, Business or related field. Four years of relevant work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree



MSA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to providing a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. As such, it is MSA's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of the person's age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, race, religion, gender, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran's status, genetic information, political affiliation, disabling condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. MSA also makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to perform a job unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship. If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation to assist you in navigating this career site, let us know.
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