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Compensation Specialist - Saia, Inc.

July 15, 2015 1:43 PM | Anonymous member

Is your career taking you where you want to go?

 When it began in 1924, Saia (NASDAQ: SAIA) covered a two-state area: Louisiana and Texas. Today, Saia is one of the most successful carriers in the United States, providing regional and interregional LTL, non-asset truckload service, and third-party logistics.  Much of Saia's growth has been accomplished through mergers and acquisitions.  Headquartered in Johns Creek, GA, Saia is a growing corporation offering the best-in-class benefits and opportunities to inspire every member of our team. With over 8,000 employees dedicated to their jobs and our customers, you may discover your own career path at Saia.

 The road to a great career starts with Saia!

Today, Saia's network of 147 terminals covers 34 states in the U.S. as well as Canada. Through our network of partners, we serve the balance of the U.S. including Alaska and Hawaii, plus Puerto Rico and Mexico. Through our three operating service groups - Saia LTL, Saia Truckload Plus, and Saia Logistics Services - we provide complete transportation and logistics solutions.   For more information on Saia, visit the Saia website at http://www.saiacorp.com/ .

Ready to take your career to the next level?  Join one of the most successful LTL carriers in the U.S!  We have a network of 147 terminals, covering 34 U.S. states and Canada, extending to Puerto Rico and Mexico through our partners. Working for Saia means the opportunity to partner with a successful company and enjoy stability and security for you and your family. But don’t just take our word for it here’s what some of our employees have to say:

“Saia is a company that truly knows how to achieve success. They care about the people and they care about their customers"

“Great perks for the employees, the company grasps the concept of ‘take care of your employees and your business will succeed’"

A great career is waiting for you! Apply Today!


This position is located at Saia Corporate Headquarters in Johns Creek, GA and reports to the Vice President, Human Resources.


Job Responsibilities

Responsible for the design and administration of wage and salary programs to provide competitive, market-based compensation for hourly and salaried employees.  Evaluates and analyzes salary data, determines pay grades, and participates in compensation surveys.  Interacts with management to determine type, scope and purposes of positions and determines salary or pay levels.   Creates job descriptions and job codes for the HR/Payroll information system. And inputs wage and benefits data.  Collects, evaluates, and analyzes salary data and participates in internal and external market equity studies and company steering committee.  Analyzes the compensation and benefits results and provides to senior management.  Recommends annual wage increases, calculates the cost of the increases, and creates wage and salary proposals.  Implements the annual wage and salary increases in conjunction with Payroll.    Serves as primary technical lead and point of contact for HRIS operational reporting and solution delivery.   Maintains the HR portion of the company Human Resources/Payroll system and assists with testing upgrades.  Retrieves data through the HR/Payroll software system and provides information to senior staff.  Provides subject matter expertise on technical report development, automated reporting and data analysis tools used by the HR function.  Assist with planning and developing technology roadmaps for HRIS systems and tools, ensuring best practices are followed to meet the reporting and analytics needs of the HR function.    Collaborate with the IT organization, business process owners and functional subject matter experts to translate HR reporting requirements into automated reporting solutions.  Manage all aspects of the planning, testing, implementation, and data validation of all HR reporting initiatives spanning the employee lifecycle such as Recruiting, Compensation, Benefits, HRIS, Performance Management, and Turnover.  Participates in special projects which involve teaming with other departments and operating systems which impact the company’s HR and financial functions.  Performs other duties as required.


We are proud to offer the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance with Medical, Dental, Rx & Vision (free health premiums paid after 10 years of employment!
  • Free Life Insurance
  • Free Disability
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting & company match
  • Immediate eligibility for Holiday Pay
  • Paid Vacation days and Personal/Sick Day
  • Employee Stock Purchase plan
  • Credit Union

Our Mission

At Saia Inc., success comes down to taking care of the people who matter most – our customers, our employees and our shareholders. The rest will take care of itself.

"Provide best-in-class service – as defined by our customers – through quality processes in an environment that respects employees, advocates safety, recognizes excellence, and builds shareholder value."

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in HR or equivalent experience
Professional certification (CCP or CBP from World at Work)
5 years of progressive compensation experience
Experience delivering reporting solutions
Proficiency in office software systems such as Microsoft Office Suite
Strong analytical, communication and conflict resolution skills
Ability to work independently with little direct supervision

Apply Now:

Please email your resume with salary requirements to asnyder@saia.com

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