Martin Marietta

  • Benefits Specialist

    Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
    Requisition ID
    Corporate Division
  • Overview

    Recently ranked at #72 on Fortune magazine’s list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in the world, Martin Marietta, a member of the S&P 500 Index, employs more than 8,500 employees at operations spanning 27 states, Canada and the Bahamas. A leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, dedicated teams at Martin Marietta supply the resources for the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which we live.


    At Martin Marietta, we are always looking for the best and the brightest, for people who have the potential to be the Company's future leaders. We are building on our foundation of success by selecting the finest people and helping them realize their potential. When you decide to build your career at Martin Marietta, you'll know what it's like to be respected, challenged and rewarded.




    Reporting to the Benefits Manager, the Benefits Specialist is responsible for the administration of benefit programs.  The Benefits Specialist is actively involved in program development, implementation and continuous improvement efforts.  This position provides guidance and assistance to all company locations (field HR representatives) on various benefit plans.  The Benefits Specialist handles employee and retiree benefit inquiries and issues to ensure quick, equitable and courteous resolution.  The Benefits Specialist serves as day-to-day contact for third-party administrators and independently provides direction with respect to maintenance of records and administrative procedures.



    • Builds strong relationships with plan providers, ensuring the successful transmission/receipt of vendor interface files and necessary correction action for records with errors.
    • As the primary point of contact for complex escalated benefit issues, responds to benefit inquiries from managers and employees on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, status changes and other general inquiries.
    • Proactively identifies opportunities to improve efficiency and increase employee engagement.
    • Assists in the design and execution of controls to ensure process oversight (e.g., review of vendor reporting, reconciliation of claims and payment data, reports on processes for audit purposes, etc.).
    • Responsible for ensuring program compliance (e.g., nondiscrimination testing, ACA reporting, etc.).
    • Assists in the project management of annual enrollment; review enrollment materials, execute user-acceptance testing, validate upload of election data for the new plan year.
    • Takes the lead on various change management initiatives (e.g., benefits integration activities resulting from M&A activities, plan design and process change implementations, etc.).
    • Participate in the design and implementation of new benefit programs.
    • Ensures all activities are performed in accordance with the Company’s Mission, Vision, and Values, and in compliance with the Company’s policies, procedures, and Code of Ethical Business Conduct

     Qualifications and skills:

    • Bachelor’s Degree (Human Resources, Finance, Business Operations or related field preferred) or related equivalent experience
    • 2 to 4 years of Human Resources generalist and/or benefits administration experience
    • Must be able to effectively interact with internal and external customers, vendors and consultants
    • Strong proficiency with MS Office products, emphasis on advanced Excel skills
    • Proactive, highly driven and self-directed.  Able to quickly adapt and prioritize activities and self-manage work focus and time for optimum results
    • Ability to establish a project plan and effectively manage internal resources and third-parties/vendors
    • Superior analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
    • Ability to communicate persuasively and deliver a clear and concise message (written and verbal)
    • Strong commitment to professional development, to include pursuing professional designations (e.g., SPHR, PHR, CEBS, CBP, etc.)


    • Medical
    • Prescription Drug
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Health Care Reimbursement Account
    • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
    • Wellness Programs
    • Employee Assistance Plan
    • Paid Holidays and Vacation
    • 401(k) with Company matching
    • Pension
    • Salary Continuation – Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability Options
    • Employee Life Insurance
    • Spouse & Dependent Life Insurance
    • Business Travel Accident Insurance
    • Direct Deposit Payroll
    • Educational/Tuition Assistance Plan
    • College Scholarship Program – for dependent children
    • Matching Gift Program
    • New Auto Purchase Discount Plans

    We are an equal opportunity employer.
    Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.