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Dairy Farmers of America Corporate Benefits Administrator in Kansas City, Kansas

Position : Corporate Benefits Administrator

Location : Kansas City, Kansas

Requisition ID: : 26520

Maintain and monitor health, dental, life, disability and vision benefits in HRIS system for all eligible associates ensuring that all enrollments follow DFA's plan documents, guidelines and policies. Benefits are a major component for recruiting and retaining quality employees for DFA.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analyze the enrollments of employees in health, dental, life, disability and vision benefits in ADP Health and Welfare Service Engine (HWSE) system to ensure compliance with plan documents, guidelines, and policies

  • Oversee 3rd party administrator for FMLA and personal leave requests-Total Absence Management (TAM) and make leave related appeal determinations

  • Conduct weekly audits of Kronos and TAM reports

  • Oversee the administration of the company wide Short Term and Long Term Disability Plans to ensure compliance with plan documents

  • Process death claims for active and retired associates

  • Reconcile and process monthly carrier bills to ensure timely and accurate payments

  • Monitor and correspond eligibility of employees and dependents with Health carriers

  • Assist Plant Benefit Coordinators with questions and problems as they arise

  • Reconcile all benefit deductions that are passed from HWSE to the ADP Payroll system to ensure accuracy and enter retro-active adjustments as appropriate

  • Conduct New Employee Orientation for the corporate office

  • Carry out miscellaneous special projects as assigned

  • Deposit and reconcile contributions & incentives to participant’s health savings accounts through United Missouri Bank

  • Administer the company tuition assistance program which consists of approving applications prior to the course start date and processing payments upon the employee’s successful completion of the course

  • Assist in the administration of employee personal leaves, including notification and tracking of premium payments while employees are on leave

  • Provide support to other areas within the department; i.e. mergers & acquisitions and labor relations etc.

  • Assist in the administration, communication and success of the employee wellbeing program “Happy. Healthy.Safe.”


  • High School degree required, Associates degree with emphasis in Business/HR preferred

  • 3 - 5 years employee benefits experience required

  • Human Resources experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • ADP Enterprise and ADP Health & Welfare Service Engine experience preferred

  • Analytical skills, including the ability visualize, gather information, articulate, analyze, and solve complex problems Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.)

  • Strong time management skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

An Equal Opportunity Employer