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Senior Compensation/HRIS Analyst

August 17, 2015 11:31 AM | Deleted user

Wayne Farms

Contact: Christine Harris 

Talent Acquisition Specialist

 Wayne Farms LLC l 4110 Continental Drive l Oakwood, Ga. 30566

 Office: 678-450-3084 l Fax: 770-538-2137 


Job Title:                                  Senior Compensation/HRIS Analyst       

PRIMARY FUNCTION:                     

Primarily responsible for providing analytical, administrative, and business support in the development and administration of the HRIS, and coordinating and performing day to day operational activities of the compensation department. Will be responsible for maintaining, updating and providing solutions related to the data integrity and entry of the HRIS system.  




·         Support on-going compensation administration, including review, analysis and recommendations for the compensation structure.  Evaluates status and determination of programs to ensure compensation program and practices are in compliance with all organization, state, federals and legislative statues.

·         Conduct the job evaluation process to determine appropriate title, salary, salary range, salary grade, FLSA status and career paths.  May request revisions or additional data to clarify or enhance the quality and consistency. Includes Market Pricing and re-pricing annually of all positions.

·         Evaluate and analyze salary data using published surveys. Analyze the position completely to determine its relationship to other positions within Wayne Farms and the Poultry Industry ensuring benchmarking and internal equity.  Prepare cost analysis and pay grade recommendations. Maintain reports and summaries of results.

·         Participate in 5-7salary surveys annually.  Analyze salary survey results to ensure current pay practices are cost effective and market competitive.

·         Serve as a resource to explain compensation policy and systems. Provide training on compensation related programs. Act as a subject matter expert in areas of compensation practices.

  • Perform day-to-day administration of compensation programs: Salary Adjustments, Promotions, Demotions and position transfers.
  • Coordinate the Annual Focal Point Planning program and associated activities.  Preparing projections for the annual merit salary budget. Analyzes current employee salary data to appropriately set metrics and guidelines for end users and managers.  Maintain the Focal Point Planning calendar and communications. Prepare analysis of results year over year for Sr Leader presentation and coordinates the payment process with the corporate payroll department.
  • Participant in the Annual Incentive Planning program, coordinating communications and other duties as directed by the Compensation Manager and Dir Comp/Benefits.  Manage new participant communication process throughout the year, as needed.  Coordinates payment process with the corporate payroll department.
  • Support Executive Compensation Program, supports management and administration of Equity Plan.
  • Participate in the Annual Compensation and Benefits Department fiscal year planning and compliance calendar.
  • Support day to day administration of external vendor relationships with various vendors.
  • Coordinate and/or participate in weekly, bi-weekly and monthly calls and meetings as necessary.
  • Develop, maintain and revise all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) related to Compensation
  • First point of contact for all compensation related inquiries (emails or phone calls)

·         Maintain Compensation databases and files.

  • Adhere to facility and departmental confidentiality policies.
  • Perform all other duties as required.


  • Serve as a consultant, trainer and expert for the HRIS database and other auxiliary databases in the HR Department.  This includes ensuring all employee information is accurate, designing and maintaining reports, disseminating information to appropriate sources, designing internal forms, making program changes to database, troubleshooting problems, documenting procedures, and continuously looking for new ways to automate processes.
  • Write, maintain and support ad hoc reports for the business, such as turnover, workforce metrics, performance and compensation trends, headcount, training and development and diversity.
  • Establish and/or recommend enhancements to systems and processes to optimize work flow and functionality of HR applications and reporting
  • Partner with internal and external entities to ensure appropriate upgrades, implementations, and process improvements of HRIS solutions and processes occur to ensure an integrated, strategic plan within the company.
  • Coordinate security and relative HR data base relationships in HRIS system.
  • Ensure employee information is accurate, meeting legal obligations, and assisting in HR management and planning.
  • Work with IT, Compensation Mgr and HRIS Business Systems Analyst in development and creation of regular HR Metrics, dashboards and other ad hoc HR reporting.
  • Back up HR Systems administrator to perform compensation and payroll related tasks.


·         None. This is an individual contributor position. Competencies required: Functional/Technical Skills, Action Oriented, Problem Solving, Learning on the Fly and Interpersonal Savvy.



·         Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution OR equivalent experience.

·         Minimum 4 years’ experience in base and variable pay compensation focused on plan design and implementation.

·         Minimum 2 year HRIS implementation/utilization experience.

  • Experience in understanding and technical expertise of broad based compensation programs (Executive, Sales, Base and Variable Pay).
  • Direct experience managing multiple vendors and compensation administration outsourcing.


·         Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation or progress towards CCP

·         PHR/SPHR certification.

·         Executive Comp experience

·         Stock Option plan administration experience



  • Technologically adept and able to work with multiple Microsoft applications and HRIS, with advance knowledge of Excel (pivot tables, VLookUp, Concatenation and other functions).
  • Ability to partner with internal and external resources to ensure timely solutions.
  • High work capacity, dependable, results oriented and strong sense of urgency.
  • Expert proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Direct and empathetic communication style.
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment with multiple priorities.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with precise attention to detail.
  • Appropriately operate with frequent access to confidential information.
  • Maintain and adhere to strict confidentiality standards.
  • Demonstrated sound work ethic, honesty and moral character.


·         Demonstrated ability to effectively balance and manage corporate, business unit and employee considerations.

·         Highly developed interpersonal skills with ability to communication effectively.

·         Demonstrated strategic, management, analytical and organizational skills.

·         Strong work ethic, sense of responsibility and confidentiality.

  • Understand and interpret data while drawing logical conclusions based on available inputs.
  • Critical thinking skills in standardized situations as well as non-routine problems.
  • Manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and prioritize work accordingly.
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