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People Operations Specialist Coral Gables, FL

Nov 30, 2022

Coral Gables, US

What are we looking for


Our People Department at Cosentino ( we are looking for a People Operations Specialist to join our Corporate Office located in Coral Gables. 

What you will do


As a People Operations Specialist, you will be responsible to assist with clerical and administrative duties related to benefits, leave administration and general HR operations.  We’re seeking a proactive and detail oriented and candidate who can work in a fast-paced environment. Also, you will be:

Benefits/Leave Administration
-    Handling the leave administration process from the employees’ initial notice of the need for leave to the return to work. This includes gathering and completing all required paperwork, determining leave eligibility, designating leave as FMLA-qualifying, requesting medical certification as needed, and accounting for intermittent and reduced schedule leave use.
-    Proving counsel to employees and supervisors concerning leave benefits and provide employees with accurate information on deductions from pay relating to absences, medical certification requirements, return-to-work dates, etc.
-    Coordinate and implement daily benefits processing and resolution, including, but not limited to, enrollments, terminations, claims processing, COBRA, FMLA, Disability. 
-    Processing PO’s and managing monthly billing for employee benefit programs such as group health insurance, dental, life, and medical reimbursement, etc...
-    Assisting employees with benefit inquiries to ensure quick, equitable, and courteous resolution.
-    Assisting Sr. Benefits Analyst with coordination of annual open enrollment process, including preparing, distributing, and receiving materials and forms.
-    Work cooperatively with Payroll and People Relations Specialist to ensure accuracy of leave reports, status updates and pay. 
-    Maintains reasonable communication together with the People Relation Specialist to employees on leave process to facilitate smooth and timely return to work, relays communication between employees and their managers during leave within reason. 
-    Oversees the return-to-work process for employees returning from extended FMLA, workers compensation, or other leave(s).
-    Maintains complete and accurate records of leave and accommodation requests in accordance with specified legal requirements and documentation of best practices.
-    Facilitates other leave requests, which may include accommodation requests under the ADA.
-    Maintains knowledge of all applicable leave and accommodation laws including the FMLA, ADA, and state and local laws.
-    Other duties as assigned.

Records/General Administration
-    Responsible for efficiently entering new hire and employee information in to the HRIS database.
-    Collecting information for personnel file and promptly places in employee’s file.
-    Assisting Human Resources Department in auditing employee files.
-    Assisting with offer letter creation. 
-    Maintaining Human Resources Information System records and compiles reports from database as needed.
-    Serving as a backup to other People Operations Specialists. 
-    Other duties as assigned.

You will be working with:
-    People Services local teams
-    Centers of Excellence areas 
You will be reporting to: 
-    Local Business People Services Manager

What you need to succeed


Professional Experience
-    2+ years general work experience in Benefits and Leave Administration  

Academical Background
-    Bachelor’s degree in a major/area of study Human Resources, Training or related fields

-    Extensive knowledge of the leave requirements and other legal protections afforded by the FMLA, ADA, and other applicable laws.
-    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-    Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
-    Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
-    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
-    Ability to maintain and administer confidential and sensitive information in an appropriate manner required
-    Ability to manage multiple tasks and work with a sense of urgency in a highly dynamic environment. 
-    Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Physical Requirements:
-    Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

What we do offer


You will join a company: 

-    With an international mindset and presence in 100+ countries
-    With an amazing growth story, sustained by an extraordinary innovation with products such as Silestone®, Dekton® and Sensa by Cosentino®
-    In which you will be able to grow your career and develop your leadership skills 

About Cosentino

At COSENTINO, our purpose is to inspire People through innovative and sustainable spaces. We are the world-leading producer of architectural and decorative surfaces. Our products are designed to provide innovative and functional solutions for either home and business spaces, such as Kitchen and Baths worktops, outdoor open spaces, facades, etc. Innovation, sustainability, functionality and beauty describe our value proposition to the different market stakeholders and end Clients. With a presence in more than 100 Countries and 5 continents, our business keeps growing consistently in all the geographies. as well as career opportunities for Talented people like you.  

Cosentino is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Cosentino is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Cosentino are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Cosentino will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.”  

*If you are an individual or veteran with a disability who requires any type of accommodation, please contact the People Department at (786) 686-5060 or at our email address:*-

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