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PEOPLE & ORGANIZATION

SPECIALIST, PEOPLE REWARDS

Westford, Massachusetts, United States of America

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Your Mission

PUMA is one of the world’s leading Sports Brands that designs and develops footwear, apparel and accessories. It starts in sport and ends in fashion. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as Football, Running, Training, Fitness, Golf and Motorsports. We are committed to working in ways that contribute to the world by supporting creativity, sustainability and peace, and by staying true to the principles of being fair, honest, positive and creative in decisions made and actions taken. Would you like working in a fast pace and multicultural environment? Then PUMA is the right place to be!

This role will be joining PUMA’s People & Organization team at a critical point in the company’s growth trajectory where the NA Regional office and Boston International teams join together in a new corporate headquarters in Somerville, MA.  Become a member of our successful People & Organization as a Specialist, People Rewards.  

  • Approximately 60% focused on the administration of the company’s leave of absence programs in the US and Canada for both Corporate and Retail employees

  • Ensure all leave requests follow company leave policies and are within compliance under federal and state/provincial guidelines and legislative changes for leave program policies, procedures, plan documents, and benefit summaries; and with the Americans with Disabilities Act (US)

  • Update Employee leave and pay status in the HRIS system; work closely with payroll to ensure accurate wage payments and application of accrued time

  • Monitor employee leave periods; identify patterns, issues or concerns and coordinate with employees, departments, People & Organization Management, disability vendors and Legal as necessary

  • Counsel and educate employees and managers on Leave of Absence policies and procedures and assist with Workers Compensation cases

  • Leverage technology to simplify and streamline internal processes and manage monthly leave and ad hoc reporting

  • Oversea the provision of administrative services by third parties for leave and disability programs including relationship management with Benefit vendors; partner to resolve issues

  • Manage electronic availability and distribution of leave and disability information on the local intranet site (SharePoint)

  • Approximately 40% focused on Benefit Programs

  • Administer Direct Billing Program for Benefit premium payment in the US and Canada and conduct regular reconciliation of General Ledger Benefit Accounts in partnership with Finance

  • Audit and pay invoices for some benefit plans and complete compliance tasks including nondiscrimination testing and HIPAA Training

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s degree and Human Resources Benefits experience p

  • Minimum 4 years of experience with a full spectrum of leave and disability benefit programs

  • Multi-state leave of absence administration preferred

  • Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office & HR systems

  • Basic math and calculation skills

  • Possess strong analytical, presentation, problem solving and decision-making abilities

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of PUMA to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.For additional information, please contact: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com

PUMA Wellbeing at Westford

Athlete


  • Chair massages

  • Fitness reimbursement

  • Free gym

  • Health weeks

  • Wellness room

Social


  • Benefit / wellness fairs

  • Company parties

  • Community engagement

  • Coffee bar

Flex


  • Employee assistance services

  • Parent child office

  • Parental leave policy

  • Summer hours

Finance


  • 401K employer match

  • Childcare discount

  • Employee discount

  • Medical & dental insurance contr.

  • Pre-tax Benefit Plans

Westford MA

Enter Westford, where PUMA is close to nature (and the sports that come with it) and buzzes with the energy to drive sport and fashion forward.

Go Westford
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PUMA People & Organi­zation

Our mission: Enable each employee to unleash their full potential and in turn, drive PUMA forward. All while living PUMA's Speed and Spirit by making a difference and creating opportunities on a local and global scale.

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