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Director of Total Rewards

Brother International

Bridgewater, NJ
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  • Engineering
  • HR Generalist
  • Manufacturing / Production
  • Benefits
  • Communications
  • Compensation
  • Employee Relations
  • Labor/Industrial Relations
  • Training/Development
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For highly-motivated,change champions looking for a dynamic team environment with the opportunity to learn and grow professionally, Brother offers a collaborative workplace that continues to innovate award winning products, while maintaining a focused commitment to the communities where we live and work

Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources, the Director of Total Rewards serves as a strategic human resources leader and will be responsible for the design, implementation and communication of the Brother Total Rewards Strategy. The Director is responsible for ensuring all of the Brother reward programs, including Benefits, Compensation, and HRIS systems (performance management module) and competitive, sustainable, scalable, and have an impact on the long and short term performance of the organization


  • Provides strategic and operational leadership in the design, development, implementation, administration, and communication of our Total Rewards programs including health, welfare, wellness, retirement, base pay, incentives, and other rewards and perquisites
  • Develops Total Rewards philosophy and supporting policies and practices
  • Partners with corporate and subsidiary leadership to leverage compensation and benefits programs to meet organizational objectives
  • Analyzes current rewards programs to ensure they align with our business strategy and ensures that our rewards programs optimize our ability to attract top talent. Analyzes the market competitiveness and cost-effectiveness of our compensation and benefit plans to ensure they optimize our ability to attract and retain top talent
  • Takes part in the development and management of our HRIS systems to enhance our HR reporting/analytics capabilities
  • Maintains current knowledge of related government rules and regulations, including the Employee Retirement Income Security act (ERISA), FLSA, FMLA, ADA, COBRA, OSHA, Worker’s Compensation, and other applicable Labor and/or Tax laws and regulations; fulfills compliance and reporting requirements
  • Oversee the management of our benefits vendor relationships, benefits contracts, and bid negotiation
  • Oversee the design and administration of compensation programs including base pay, variable pay, merit, compensation planning, and market analysis with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Provides supervision and training of direct reports
  • Drafts written communication and enrollment materials, prepares for and conducts benefits conference calls, revise benefit summaries, revises benefit orientation documents, insures distribution and receipt of documents and process changes with vendors
  • Is a cultural champion, emulates A Player attributes, and drives culture throughout the organization


Directly supervises staff within the Compensation/Benefits and 401(k) Administration. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving issues with department staff


To perform this position successfully the applicant must demonstrate a track record of success in developing and implementing successful and creative compensation programs. Requires strong technical, managerial, and team building skills with the ability to balance tactical and strategic responsibilities


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year College or University
  • 8-10 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A minimum of 5 years designing and implementing Total Rewards Programs (Compensation, Benefits, HRIS systems)
  • 3+ years people management experience
  • Previous experience with Workday a plus
  • Comprehensive knowledge of benefits programs (Health, 401K, etc.) and experience working with external vendors
  • Experience developing and/or managing executive compensation plans strongly preferred
  • The ability to influence and present to the Board of Directors

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