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Compensation & Benefits Analyst in Irving, TX at NEC America

Date Posted: 4/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Irving, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

With more than 117 years of technology innovation, a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, NEC is in the business of providing solutions that focus on safety, security, operational efficiency - enabling people to live brighter, more enriched lives. We call this orchestrating a brighter world.

Summary -

Performs activities to develop, implement, and administer compensation and benefits policies and programs. Audits job content and prepares job descriptions. Participates in compensation/benefit surveys to analyze company’s competitive position. Reviews proposed salary adjustments for conformance to established guidelines and recommends corrective or alternative actions to resolve compensation-related problems. Recommends company salary structure movements, salary increase budgets, and FLSA exemptions. Prepares special studies and makes recommendations on compensation subjects such as incentive compensation, and reward plans. Administers and communicates the company’s benefits program plan options, features and enrollment requirements; assists employees with benefit claim administration inquiries. Analyzes cost containment strategies. Ensures company compliance with federal and state laws governing both compensation and benefits practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

65% Compensation

  • Carries out moderately complex analysis involving the development, implementation and administration of compensation.  Studies and analyzes jobs and prepares standardized job descriptions. Evaluates job worth using standard job evaluation techniques; determines grades and pay ranges. Participates in the development, updating, implementation, communication and administration of incentive programs and the administration of performance review and/or annual salary increase programs.  May perform cost analysis or modeling of alternative incentive plan design.
  • Maintains an on-going effort to ensure competitiveness, cost effectiveness, and equity of pay programs.
  • Participates in compensation surveys conducted by third parties.
  • Audits effectiveness of compensation programs.

25% Benefits

  • Working with providers and vendors and internal benefits team, resolves day-to-day issues. Utilizes online tools for administration and reporting purposes. Prepares annual compliance filings, testing and coordinates with providers and vendors.
  • Handles escalated employee issues as a second level of contact for employees.
  • Proactively audits effectiveness of benefit tools and programs and takes action to implement improvements and resolution where issues or shortcomings found.


  • Protects interests of employees in accordance with organization's policies and applicable pay and benefits laws and regulations.
  • Remains current on all personnel policies, programs and practices and stays informed of new and pending laws and regulations.

Prerequisites -


Bachelor's degree in business or Human Resources preferred.


2+ years of experience in compensation and benefits.

Certifications, Licenses, etc:

Relevant professional certification(s) (Compensation, Benefits, HR) desirable.


Specialized Knowledge and Skills -

Language Skills:

Ability to communicate both oral and written.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to create and maintain intermediate to advanced math formulas.

Reasoning Skills:


Computer and/or Technical Skills:

Advanced MS Excel skills.


Work Environment and Physical Demands -

General Work Environment:

Basic office environment


Moderate noise level


Ability to lift or move up to 25lbs.


Ability to utilize a computer


Moderate stress level




Supervisory Responsibility, if any:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

 NEC is consistently recognized as one of the 50 most innovative companies globally.  (by Boston Consulting)


Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit

NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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