Benefits Consultant (Corning, NY or Charlotte, NC)

Date: May 14, 2023

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216 Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59882


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.


We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.


Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

The global Human Resource (HR) Function provides an integrated talent management system that delivers a workforce that is Corning's competitive differentiator in the global marketplace.

HR provides service offerings that align solutions to business challenges by ensuring the programs are Effective, Efficient, Global, Scaleable, and Repeatable.  Corning’s Values are operationalized by the HR Function through the facilitation of Talent Management offerings, as well as programs and processes that aid in making Corning’s Values visible.


Purpose of the Position:

This position will provide HRIS and payroll subject matter expertise for Corning’s Benefits processes and vendor management. This position will work closely with all benefit managers to review data sources, identify and prevent employee and retiree issue related to the data and participate on projects as the data lead for benefits.


Day to Day Responsibilities: ­

  • Manages True Blue HRIS data font end error reports ­
  • Manage Leave HRIS data review and audit ­
  • Payroll testing inbound and outbound vendor files, including Kronos weekly files ­
  • GS and PIP payroll audit reconciliation and testing ­
  • Annual enrollment – rates, cobra, site testing, payroll testing ­
  • Total Rewards – design, testing and file specification review ­
  • HRIS- root cause analysis and testing of production issues with files
  • Work cross functionally to develop process improvement ­
  • Benefits subject matter expert ­
  • Other job duties as required



Reporting Structure:

  • Manager, Benefits Administration and Service Delivery



Direct reports:

  • None



Education & Experience ­ ­

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field ­
  • Minimum of 5 - 7 years of experience working on cross functional teams



Required Skills ­

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word etc.). Advanced Excel skills preferred
  • Minimum of 5 - 7 years of strong analytical skills working with large data sets and have an affinity for rigor; able to distill data to a key insight
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects ­
  • Benefits administration knowledge ­
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation) ­
  • Project management, including strong problem-solving skills ­
  • Ability to work within matrixed team structure across multiple functions and cultures ­
  • Independent self-starter, taking initiative to resolve issues and find opportunities for improvements



Desired Skills ­

  • Soft Skills ­
    • Self-motivated, Independent, High Initiative ­ Positive, Open and Engaging ­
  • Able to work in a team-oriented environment ­
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills



Travel Requirements: 

  • up to 25% domestic travel as needed



This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


Corning Puts YOU First! 


We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 


  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals. 



We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte