CNH Industrial

Senior Benefits Specialist

Location US-IL-Burr Ridge | US-WI-Racine
Human Resources
Position Type


CNH Industrial is a world-class equipment and services company. Driven by its purpose of Breaking New Ground, which centers on Innovation, Sustainability and Productivity, the Company provides the strategic direction, R&D capabilities, and investments that enable the success of its five core Brands: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and STEYR, supplying 360° agriculture applications from machines to implements and the digital technologies that enhance them; and CASE and New Holland Construction Equipment delivering a full lineup of construction products that make the industry more productive. Across a history spanning over two centuries, CNH Industrial has always been a pioneer in its sectors and continues to passionately innovate and drive customer efficiency and success, driven by its purpose of Breaking New Ground. As a truly global company, CNH Industrial’s 35,000+ employees form part of a diverse and inclusive workplace, focused on empowering customers to grow, and build, a better world.


We are actively seeking a Senior Benefits Specialist to join our team in Burr Ridge, IL or Racine, WI.  The Senior Benefits Specialist plays a pivotal role in the continued evolution and sustainability of all-associate CNH Industrial benefits and wellbeing programs and is a key member of the North America benefits team; supporting the development and administration of total rewards initiatives and programs, in the area of pension benefits and wellbeing . The role reports to the Sr. Manager of North America Compensation & Benefits.


This role will partner closely with HR business managers, other total rewards partners both regional & global, talent acquisition, consultants, vendors and other stakeholder groups. In the performance of key responsibilities, this role directly contributes to the successful implementation and administration of our total rewards strategy, as well as ensuring that the company is attracting, rewarding and retaining the best talent. This position will need to understand specific business needs and is responsible for the delivery of well-considered deliverables.


This position is eligible for HYBRID flexible work arrangements!


  • Participates in the annual evaluation of benefit plan design/pricing changes or other point solutions with consultants, supporting RFPs, and final plan selections
  • Coordinates annual open enrollment (AE) activities for benefit programs including: the development and delivery of AE materials, scheduling meetings, communicating logistics/deadlines to employees, partnering with internal teams/vendor for online enrollment process, and educating HR and employees on plan design changes and options
  • Manages wellness program – proposes plan design, develops communication and strategies to engage participation
  • Develops and directs the communication and implementation strategy for new and existing benefit programs
  • Performs testing activities for benefits system implementations, change requirements and ongoing enhancements, as required
  • Supports pension program administration
  • Assists with benefit training and new hire orientation
  • Subject Matter Expert and escalated point of contact to research and problem solve complicated issues related to benefit programs, processes/procedures, systems raised by employees, HR, and third-party vendors (includes brokers, consultants, insurance providers, regulatory agencies, etc.)
  • Assists in administration of wellbeing activities (e.g. Health Assessments, Flu Shot Program) and related reporting, trend analysis, and HR updates
  • Ensures contracts and SPDs are up to date, and performance guarantees are met
  • Supports auditing efforts of benefit programs to ensure regulatory compliance and timely filing, while working with auditors and consultants


This position pays between $93,000 to $142,000 (Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as skill, experience and qualification for the role.)



  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or a related area 
  • 6+ years of benefits program management experience with at least 2+ years working in a consultative role within the HR community
  • 2+ years relevant experience for an organization with multiple locations and varied workforce


The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Proven use of analytical skills in past professional positions
  • Proficient in Excel


US applicants: CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Applicants can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster and its supplement here. CNH Industrial participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. You can view additional information here.


If you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 1-800-889-4422 option 1 and then option 5, or contact us at


Read about our company’s commitment to pay transparency by clicking this link: pay transparency notice.


Canada applicants: CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, place of origin, disability, marital status, family status, age, or any other ground prohibited by applicable provincial human rights legislation.


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