Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Supervisor Corporate Retirement Plans – #00025650

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide.

Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people.  We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Supervisor, Corporate Retirement Plans within our Corporate Retirement Plans based in Tulsa, OK.

The Supervisor of Corporate Retirement Plans will lead and provide operational support to the Benefits Analysts who administer the company’s retirement programs. This role requires deep knowledge of defined contribution, defined benefit and non-qualified plans including 401(k) plans, closed, open and frozen pension plans, deferred compensation plans and excess plans. The ideal candidate is a strong leader, has experience managing a team and brings excellent problem-solving skills, a passion for customer service, confidence in managing competing priorities and enjoys fostering a collaborative, results focused environment. The candidate should also have a strong background in systems and data (payroll, system interfaces, reporting and analytics) to help monitor the flow of information and reporting to ensure timely and accurate reporting across various plans and platforms. We are looking for a candidate with proven success in plan strategy, design, governance, financial management, compliance, operational delivery, implementation of controls, continuous improvement, and vendor management.

Primary job responsibilities:

  • Supervise, train, and develop the corporate retirement and savings team, by providing leadership and expertise, regular feedback and coaching, performance management, and recognition of accomplishments.
  • Ensure that the corporation’s retirement plans are administered correctly and efficiently, in compliance with the terms of the plan documents as well as applicable laws.
  • Provide operational leadership in the day-to-day administration, compliance, strategic planning, and communication of all corporate retirement plans.
  • Oversee compliance with appropriate federal and state laws (ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, state tax laws, etc.), manage the preparation and review of plan documents (SPDs and SMMs), amendments, government filings, policies and procedures related to retirement plans.
  • Partner with the HRIS and payroll teams to ensure that complex and varied data flows, eligibility tracking and related workflows are well established, zero-defect and audited.
  • Manage sensitive inquiries or concerns from clients or regulatory agencies and effectively present information on complex or sensitive topics to senior management or clients as needed.
  • Manage escalated employee issues and complaints, by conducting research, identifying possible solutions and recommending a resolution.
  • Evaluate vendor performance against contract provisions, service level agreements and plan administration to ensure that vendor administration matches benefit plan design.
  • Ensure documentation of all processes and cross train of staff to ensure business continuity goals are maintained with a constant focus on Continuous Improvement.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to all employees, retirees, beneficiaries, and other stake holders.
  • Assist with the completion of any plan operational audits including data collection and document requests by auditors, third party administrators, and consultants.
  • Assist with union negotiation support.
  • Assist with or lead ad hoc projects including plan changes, merger and acquisition work, etc.

Education, Experience, Skills, Etc.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 8-10 years of experience working in retirement program operations or administration (internal or outsourced) with large, complex organizations, preferably with various retirement plans types.
  • 3-5 years of experience managing employees/teams.
  • Exceptional root-cause problem solving experience including corrective action planning and follow-through.
  • Strong project management experience with multifaceted projects and teams.
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and legislative compliance related to retirement and savings plans.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Customer service mindset.
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate and adapt to changing priorities, balance demands from multiple sources, meet deadlines, and excel in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in managing through significant organizational change, including mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.
  • Strong experience with HR Information Systems, preferably PeopleSoft.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and OneNote.

Additional desired qualifications:

  • Experience presenting to a range of audiences.
  • Prior Benefits Accounting experience.

Relocation:  Will not be offered at this time

Occidental does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job

  HR Specialist

Primary Location

  United States-Oklahoma-Tulsa

Other Locations

  United States

Organization

  OPC

Schedule

  Full-time

Senior Benefits Advisor – #00025474

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide.

Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people.  We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Senior Benefits Advisor within our Health & Welfare department based in (Tulsa, Oklahoma).

DESCRIPTION 

The Senior Benefits Advisor will work side-by-side with the Manager of Health and Welfare Plans to oversee the administration, strategic planning, compliance and communications for Oxy’s health and welfare plans. The ideal candidate has excellent problem-solving skills, a passion for customer service, thrives in a fast-paced environment, is confident in managing competing priorities and enjoys fostering a collaborative, results focused environment.    

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Assist with overseeing the day-to-day administration and operations of all health and welfare plans and programs to ensure that they are administered correctly and efficiently, and in compliance with the terms of the plan documents as well as applicable laws.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to all employees, retirees, covered dependents and other stake holders.
  • Lead all benefits marketing and communication activities (open enrollment, benefits intranet site, summary plan descriptions, new hire onboarding, marketing, employee communications, etc.) including developing materials, designing marketing or educational campaigns, editing and proof-reading materials prepared by others, working closely with outside communication vendors, collaborating with corporate communications and IT to ensure that communications support and advance our strategic goals and culture.
  • Manage third-party vendors to ensure they adhere to established processes, meet agreed upon service levels and promptly address any participant issues that may arise.
  • Assist with the annual health and welfare plan renewal activities and ongoing strategic analyses (e.g., plan design modeling, budget, and contribution and rate setting) to ensure that the company offers competitive and comprehensive plans in support of Oxy’s strategic goals and culture.
  • Oversee compliance with appropriate federal, state and local laws (ERISA, HIPAA, leave laws, etc.), review and distribute required benefit plan documents such as Summary of Plan Descriptions, Summary of Material Modifications, and other statutory notices to ensure alignment with plan design and legal requirements.
  • Assist with the completion of any plan operational audits including data collection and document requests by auditors, third party administrators, and consultants.
  • Assist with union negotiation support.
  • Resolve escalated employee issues and claims while providing leadership and training to call center employees or other team members.
  • Assist with or lead ad hoc projects including plan changes, merger and acquisition work, etc.
  • Interface with vendors and internal departments including Legal, HR Business Partners, HRIS, IT, Payroll and Finance to accomplish tasks in an accurate and timely manner.

Education, Experience, Skills, etc.

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum eight years of health and welfare benefits experience
  • Project management experience with multifaceted projects and teams
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience leading benefits communication efforts
  • Knowledge of regulatory and legislative compliance related to health and welfare benefits
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Customer service mindset
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Teams and OneNote
  • Experience with InDesign or other graphic design program, preferred

Relocation: Will not be offered at this time

Occidental does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job

  HR Specialist

Primary Location

  United States-Oklahoma-Tulsa

Organization

  Corporate-OXYPC

Schedule

  Full-time

Crosby

Human Resources Specialist

Crosby is a world leader in the heavy lift industry. We strive to set the standard for quality, training, and technical expertise in the field.  It’s our goal to exceed the expectations of our customers through technical leadership, innovative solutions, vertically integrated manufacturing, premier use of support, and a value-added distribution channel.

We are committed to investing in and developing our employees’ talents and leadership, and are currently seeking candidates for a Human Resources Specialist position in our Tulsa location.

Crosby offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverage, 401(k), and 10 paid holidays annually.

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the HR Shared Services Manager, administers employee benefit plans, which may include health, prescription, dental, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, life, retirement plans, and other voluntary offerings. Supports internal customers by creating administrative processes and serving as a point of contact for both employee and company specific benefits-related questions and concerns. Responsibilities also include administration of the HRIS system.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential)

1.    Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.*

2.    Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.*

3.    Ensures all benefit plans are administered correctly and efficiently, while adhering to regulatory and company deadlines, and established standards and requirements.*

4.    Documents and maintains administrative procedures for assigned benefits processes.*

5.    Coordinates and presents benefits orientation program of newly benefit-eligible employees. Ensures new hires are educated about the benefit enrollment process.*

6.    Determines employee eligibility for entry into benefit plans per ACA and plan rules, ensuring the accuracy of all benefits enrollments in the HRIS system to provide vendors with accurate eligibility information for multiple benefit plans, including union plans.*

7.    Maintains individual and group benefit files and updates benefit guides as needed.*

8.    Coordinates and troubleshoots issues that arise through the transfer of eligibility to third-party vendors.*

9.    Performs quality checks of benefits-related data.*

10.    Responds to benefits inquiries from managers and employees on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, status changes, and other general inquiries.*

11.    Ensure timeliness and accuracy of required reporting, including ACA 1095-C, Vets 4212 and other required reports.*

12.    Assists with annual audit process for 401(k) plans and annual open enrollment of health plans. 

13.    Analyzes/audits and prepares monthly insurance carrier remittances to ensure payments are made in a timely manner; audits benefits deductions and remittances according to established standards.*

14.    Coordinates COBRA benefit enrollments and premium collection through outsourced vendor.*

15.    Special projects as assigned. 

Job Specifications

•    Three to 5 years’ experience in HR, benefits administration, and HRIS.

•    Requires strong HR skills and knowledge with technical expertise in Benefits and HRIS systems and solutions.

•    Strong attention to detail required.

•    Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to work in a fast-paced and multi-task environment.

•    Team player with positive “can-do” attitude.

•    Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.

•    Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills.

•    Self-motivated with the ability to work independently.

•    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software. Excellent computer skills required.

•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

•    Previous work with ADP Workforce Now HRIS system preferred.

•    Dependable and reliable.

•    Adaptable and flexible for frequent shifts in direction.

•    Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.

•    Ability to manage workflow and priorities.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field of study required.  Equivalent work experience and education considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.

PHR preferred.

Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions

Normal office conditions.  Office may be located in a multi-level office building.  Job demands may require long periods of sitting, telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interaction with other people.  Normal office conditions include walking, standing, bending, kneeling, climbing stairs, lifting, driving and/or traveling.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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