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Benefits & Wellness Manager - Corporate

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota; Marshall, Minnesota

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At Schwan’s Company, the opportunities are real, and the sky is the limit; this isn’t just a job, it’s a seat at the table. Around here, every job matters, every voice counts, and every person contributes in a big way. We look to you to execute business, build relationships, and take pride in your work because at Schwan’s, you lead the way, and we value what you bring. Our passion is our food. Our secret is our people.

Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company, CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Our many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Freschetta® pizza and Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™; Pagoda® and Bibigo Asian-style snacks and Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts. Schwan’s is a place for people with an appetite for more. 

Are you ready to make a significant impact in a dynamic, growing company? As the Benefits and Wellness Manager, you'll play a crucial role in shaping our employee health and wellness programs, driving innovation, and influencing our strategic direction. This is an exceptional opportunity to provide thought leadership and make a lasting difference in our organization. You'll be at the forefront of designing, developing, and implementing comprehensive health and wellness programs that not only enhance employee engagement but also optimize program costs and organizational efficiency. Join us and lead the charge in creating a healthier, more vibrant workplace!

This role can be based at our corporate offices either in Bloomington or Marshall, MN.

Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead the design and development of innovative health and wellness programs aligned with company goals.
  • Collaborate with external vendors and internal stakeholders to ensure seamless program development and execution.
  • Continuously evaluate and improve the competitive positioning of our health and wellness programs.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and competitor activities to drive program innovation and excellence.
  • Ensure all programs comply with legal and regulatory requirements, with a focus on the Affordable Care Act and ERISA.
  • Analyze health and wellness data to identify cost drivers and opportunities for program development and improvement.
  • Provide timely, actionable insights and reporting on healthcare costs, trends, utilization, and wellness participation.
  • Act as a key liaison with internal partners such as legal, finance, and payroll to ensure alignment and collaboration.
  • Manage relationships with external vendors, including service level agreements, negotiations, and the annual renewal process.

Qualifications:

5+ years of experience in benefits management, with a strong focus on health and wellness programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience in benefits management, with a strong focus on health and wellness program design and execution within a mid to large size corporation

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • In-depth knowledge of the Affordable Care Act and other relevant regulations.
  • Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and provide actionable insights.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and a commitment to ethical standards.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan's Food Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin, or other protected class.

Job Type: Full-time Business Unit: Req #: 24-3355

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