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Benefits Manager, Human Resources

Date: Jun 14, 2019

Location: Lancaster, PA Pennsylvania, US, 17603

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You’ll see it in the vibrant colors of your school hallway, doctors and nurses will walk it while caring for your loved ones, your family will gather on it while creating everlasting memories.  We are North America’s #1 producer of resilient flooring products and our mission is to inspire great spaces.


That’s us. That’s Armstrong Flooring.



Community & Philanthropy: We have a heritage of investing millions of dollars in programs that enhance the neighborhoods where we live and work. Additionally, we’re proud that our employees regularly and willingly give of their time and talents to support the efforts of local organizations

Sustainability: Armstrong Flooring has a long-standing reputation for sustainable innovation, starting with using cork waste to make linoleum floors over 100 years ago. We continue to develop products that have lower environmental footprints, and in some cases, reduce the environmental footprints of the buildings where they are installed.




Who you’ll be working with:

  • Report to Sr. Benefits Manager
  • Partner with a strong and supportive HR team
  • Manage 3-5 team members


How you’ll contribute to the team:

  • Manage and coach a team of 3-5 benefits professionals.
  • Ensure your team has a thorough understanding of the business to address complex needs; train, mentor and empower the team to develop the necessary subject matter expertise to excel in day-to-day service delivery as well as conduct on-going continuous improvement efforts focused on cost, efficiency and customer satisfaction.
  • Provide analysis and support for the planning, development, compliance and communication of cost effective, competitive and valued employee benefit plans.
  • Partner with Sr. Benefits Manager to create and execute multi-year benefit strategy to manage costs and stay current with emerging benefits trends and legislative requirements.
  • Partner closely with the business, HR Business Partners and other HR groups to build on the current platform of benefits.
  • Create and build successful relationships with benefits vendors and brokers to lead benefit Request for Proposals and benefit plan and new vendor implementations.
  • Work collaboratively with finance and payroll staff to reconcile plan financials, plan contributions, and related funding issues.
  • Prepare and analyze health and welfare and retirement data for compliance testing; ensure testing deadlines are met and results clearly documented.
  • Lead annual enrollment and year-end processing including, internal system updates to plans, internal annual enrollment updates, special vendor feeds, and company eligibility/enrollment file distribution to vendors.
  • Prepare employee benefits communication and education.
  • Share innovative thinking to create solutions or new designs that support organizational business needs.
  • Scale administration of benefits through innovative, technology-intensive solutions that fit our culture.


What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Human Resources degree, Business degree, or related area; Bachelor's required
  • 8+ years of benefits design and experience
  • 2+ years of supervisory and management experience
  • Excel skills with the ability to create, analyze and audit complex spreadsheets using advanced features such as pivot tables, vlookup, etc.
  • Project management skills with the ability to handle multiple projects within targeted deadlines
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively verbally and in writing and work collaboratively with internal and external clients
  • Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements both adopted and pending affecting employee benefit programs, including ACA, ADA, COBRA, ERISA, FMLA, HIPPA, SECTION 125, IRS and DOL requirements.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced productive team environment
  • Strong customer service orientation, with the ability to interact with diverse client groups


We’ll be excited if you have:

  • CEBS or CBP certification preferred


Location: 2500 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603

Benefits Manager Salary: $88,000 - $110,000 + bonus, based on experience


At Armstrong Flooring, every employee has a development plan and discussions around career growth. We have many employees with diverse backgrounds and career paths. We offer the following opportunities which promote a growth culture:


On-the-Job training

Tuition reimbursement

Instructor-led & online courses

Job shadowing

Cross-functional team projects



Choice of competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans
Prescription plan with mail-order options

401k with company match

Health Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

Paid vacation with graduated schedule & option to purchase more

Paid holidays

Annual incentive plan

Product discounts

Employee Assistance Program

Free coffee



Company celebrations & department gatherings
Family picnics

Recognition program
Service awards

Casual work environment


In addition, our world headquarters office offers:

Campus-like environment

3-mile wooded walking path

Fitness Center

Lunchtime Café

Disc golf, volleyball, bocce ball


Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets


Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong Flooring employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong Flooring will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong Flooring, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong Flooring mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong Flooring employees, or to Armstrong Flooring’s resume database will be considered Armstrong Flooring property. Armstrong Flooring will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong Flooring will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.

Armstrong Flooring partners with Scout for all direct hire search firm activity. 

 Armstrong Flooring has a partnership with Scout for all of our direct hire search firm activity and as such, all inquiries and resumes must be submitted through Scout. Scout is an easy to use recruitment marketplace integrated within Bullhorn, PCRecruiter or accessible via Scout Connect. Accordingly, we respectfully ask agencies not to solicit our business managers or Talent Acquisition team directly and to reach out to Scout at

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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