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Title:  Benefits Analyst - Leave Management


Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company:  Univar Solutions USA Inc
Requisition ID:  24432


Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution?  Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients.  Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers’ teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success. 

At Univar Solutions, we’re building on our more than 90 years of experience  and drawing on deep resources – inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers’ formulation and operational challenges.  When you work for Univar Solutions, you’ll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients. 



Primary Purpose:

Manages and makes recommendations for the operational aspects of the Company’s Leave Management Program ensuring both Federal, State, and Local compliance requirements are met. Act as the subject matter expert for leave administration by providing advice and consultation to management. Provide excellent customer service to employees with regards to all aspects of leave management. This position is a subject matter expert regarding all types of employee leaves of absence, including Short Term Disability, FMLA, Long Term Disability, PTO, Unpaid leaves, etc.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Leave Management – Paid Time Off, Short Term and Long Term Disability, FMLA, Union, Medical, and Personal Leaves
  • Serve as subject matter expert in all aspects of leave management.
  • Day to day point of contact with third party disability vendor.
  • Conduct the Interactive Process, and other ADA regulations, between the employee, field management and corporate legal department.
  • Complete billing processes as required.
  • Responsible for maintenance and management of HRIS and Timekeeping systems as it pertains to leaves. Provide guidance and education around leave programs
  • Research and remain current on the changes in Federal, State, and Local leave regulations, and maintain appropriate reference material regarding these changes.
  • Advises HR Generalists/Mgs/Directors and People Managers about FMLA and State Laws.
  • Accountable for communication about LOA’s to external and internal stakeholders
  • Based on legislative or regulatory changes, recommend appropriate process and system updates.



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years of HR and/or leave management experience
  • Union experience desired but not required
  • Corporate office experience in a multi-State environment preferred


Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • Must be familiar with Federal & State laws: FMLA, HIPAA, ADA, etc.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Prior experience with HRIS and Payroll systems (SAP and Kronos preferred)


Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.



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