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Leave of Absence Administrator
Lavergne, TN 37086 United States
LKQ Corporation is the largest nationwide provider of aftermarket collision replacement products, recycled OEM products and refurbished OEM collision replacement products such as wheels, bumper covers and lights. Additionally, we are a leading distributor of paint and body shop supplies.
We serve tens of thousands of collision-repair businesses, mechanical service shops and vehicle dealerships throughout the United States and Canada. We realize that our people are our most valuable asset. They are what sets us apart from our competition. We are in a business that requires a high level of personal customer service and our customers’ perception of the entire company is created by their interaction with our sales and service employees.
Responsible for administering employee’s leave of absence policies and procedures. Performs day to day functions related to leave of absence plans, insuring the accuracy and correct application of all facets of plan provisions and legal guidelines.
Essential Job Duties:
Responsible for daily coordination of leave of absence administration, which includes FMLA, ADA, Worker’s Compensation, Short Term and Long Term Disability and COBRA communications and tracking within required timelines.
Maintains benefits and leave documentation in an accessible and confidential location, responds to employee’s and manager’s inquiries regarding benefits, coordinates family status event changes with HRIS/Payroll.
Coordinates written overnight letters and monitors timeline of receipt. Works closely with Regional HR Managers, legal and WC contacts to manage the leave process up to and including transition to ADA, if applicable or termination due to failure to return from leave.
Ensure employees enroll in LKQ benefit programs by effective date of coverage through interactive online website or call center.
Uses knowledge of applicable federal, state and municipal regulations to ensure FMLA/ADA/Worker’s Compensation regulatory compliance.
Maintains leave of absence administrative manual, records and HRIS LOA Module, and any other documents necessary for implementing leave programs in compliance with ERISA laws and Plan documents.
Responsible for making timely deposits and tracking of benefit premium payments and notification reminders to those leave participants who have not paid current.
Coordinate retro/refund benefit premiums with payroll weekly and bi-weekly as applicable.
Required to follow LKQ rules, policies and procedures, as well as applicable laws and standards.
Education, training, experience:
High School diploma and/or GED, with 3 years working experience in leave of absence administration and/or employee benefits
2 - 3 years experience working with employees or customers to resolve difficult issues.
Experienced with Microsoft Office applications, including advanced experience in Excel, Word and Power Point.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or related
Experience with KRONOS HRIS / Payroll systems
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