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Benefits Analyst

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Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59881


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 key analytical support for Corning’s Benefits processes and vendor management, including but not limited to benefit administration, health, absence and other benefit programs.


Day to Day Responsibilities: ­

  • Liaison with vendor(s); assist with the management of the relationships and coordinate tasks with vendors. ­
  • Administration and maintenance of benefits programs, policies, and procedures .
  • Explains employee benefits by conducting meetings, preparing announcements, presentations, and responding to requests for information. ­
  • Collects, analyzes and summarizes employee benefit data and trends. ­
  • Assists with employee and retiree cases, enrollment inquiries, call calibration and the administration of COBRA compliance.
  • Work with team members to solve difficult technical and operational related problems ­ Work cross functionally to develop process improvement .
  • Assist with the development/review of Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs), benefit summaries, and communications. ­
  • 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 3- 5 yrs of experience working on cross functional teams


Required Skills ­

  • Vendor Management ­
  • 3 - 5 yrs of Benefits administration knowledge ­
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation) ­
  • 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 ­
  • Aptitude towards understanding customer needs (internal or external) and translating into customer requirements ­
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word etc.) ­
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects


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



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.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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