Benefits Manager

Date: Mar 28, 2024

Location: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US

Company: TBC Corporation

Company Overview

With $5 billion in revenue and 3,800+ employees in the U.S., Mexico and Canada, TBC Corporation is a leader in the mobility industry and one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires through wholesale and franchise operations. TBC serves wholesale customers in the United States, Canada and Mexico through TBC Brands, NTW, TBC International, and TBC de Mexico. Additionally, TBC responds to the needs of consumers in search of total car care at more than 2,000 franchised tire and automotive service centers under the Big O Tires® and Midas®. TBC is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.


TBC markets on a wholesale basis to regional tire chains and distributors serving independent tire dealers throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico. TBC has 20 proprietary brands of tires specializing in passenger, commercial, farm and specialty tires. In 2005, TBC Corp. was purchased by Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA). SCOA is the largest subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, one of Japan’s major integrated trading and investment business enterprises. In 2018 Michelin, the largest tire manufacturer in Europe, invested in the company which is now a 50:50, privately held joint venture between Sumitomo and Michelin.


Under general direction develops, implements, administers, and maintains benefits programs, policies, and procedures. Ensures programs are equitable, meet employee needs, support the organization's objectives, comply with legal requirements, and are cost effective. Develops benefits communications and counsels' employees on benefits related issues. Evaluates existing benefits programs against peer organizations to determine competitiveness, trends, and developments. Manages the administration of the US and Canadian medical, life, disability, flexible spending, COBRA, 401k, deferred compensation, retirement plans and other company-sponsored benefit plans. Demonstrate effective group presentation and negotiation skills. Requires a bachelor's degree.   


This role will be a Hybrid work environment.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Manages the Benefits department team members including, but not limited to selection, performance management, training and development, succession planning, and budget input.
  • Leads Benefit teams work streams to automate and simplify benefit administration. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budget.
  • Manage and administer Affordable Care Act (ACA) process, validate data within Businesssolver, and lead team efforts on annual filings.
  • Liaison between external vendors, HR teams in benefit-related activities, and finance/accounting as related to distribution of costs, and HRIS/payroll as related to benefit deductions, system configuration and reporting. 
  • Assists Total Rewards executive, evaluates benefit plan design and utilization and manages Department efforts to implement changes as required.
  • Lead the administration of the 401k plan, Discrimination testing and Deferred Compensation Plan.
  • Lead review, reconciliation, and approval of the weekly, bi-weekly funding of 401k, FSA and invoicing processes.
  • Gathers, maintains and submits data for ERISA, IRS and DOL compliance, testing and audit activities to ensure full compliance. 
  • Conducts and presents at corporate onboarding meetings the Total Rewards programs
  • Working manager, roll up sleeves and assist where needed


  • Minimum six years experience in Corporate Benefit Administration
  • Minimum five years experience managing a team
  • Benefits or Human Resources Certification is preferred
  • Process oriented, critical thinking, strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized, flexible, ability to work in a fast paced environment, multitask effectively with competing priorities
  • MS Office Suite Skills, stong Excel skills
  • HRIS experience, including report writing is required.  SAP, Success Factors, Businesssolver experience a plus
  • Ability to consistently provide a positive customer service experience via telephone or in person for all Associates with benefit questions or issues


  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Company paid short term disability and company subsidized long term disability
  • Company paid life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match and immediate 100% vesting
  • Generous paid vacation and paid time off
  • Career Path Development programs
  • Flexible spending account
  • Employee assistance program
  • Purchasing power program that allows associates with a year of service to make large retail purchases through convenient payroll deduction
  • Vendor purchase discount program
  • Employee tire purchase discounts
  • Relocation Assistance
  • And more!


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