Benefits Leave Coordinator

Date: Sep 28, 2021

Location: Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

Company: Subaru

Benefits Leave Coordinator

Associate Benefits

Admin Shift Tech Staff Role with Premium-Free Benefits


Company Overview: Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. or “SIA”, located in Lafayette, Indiana, is the only Subaru vehicle manufacturing facility outside of Japan. SIA is a 4.4 million square foot automotive OEM – meaning our manufacturing process begins with coils of steel and ends with the high-quality vehicles you see out on the roads. We employ 6500+ Associates, both production and administrative, all under one roof.

SIA is the safest automotive manufacturing plant in the United States and is also a pillar in the community due to its numerous fundraising activities held onsite, donations to local charities and plentiful volunteer opportunities. SIA is a frontrunner in environmental conservation being the first Zero-Landfill automotive manufacturing plant and the first to have its campus designated a backyard wildlife habitat. SIA has grown tremendously since its 1989 beginnings and continues to be an example of success within the automotive industry.


Outline of duties:


The Benefits Leave Coordinator is the main point of contact for FMLA, Disability, and Military Leave related customer service needs.  This position is responsible for administrating Associate leaves of absence in coordination with the leave administration vendor, managing the disability income replacement programs, and participating in process improvement activities.


The essential functions described below are intended to broadly define the expectations of the role.


  1. Main point of contact for leave of absence questions from associates in face-to-face interactions, by phone, and through email correspondence
  2. Responsible for the data integrity of company leave of absence records
  3. Partners with leave administration vendor to administer leave claims processes 
  4. Educates associates and leaders on SIA leave policies and processes by conducting meetings and responding to requests
  5. Maintains associate confidence by keeping leave of absence information confidential 
  6. Main point of contact for assigned leave vendor, including oversite of monthly billing
  7. Maintain current knowledge of Family Medical Leave Act, military leaves, Americans with Disability Act, and other applicable federal and state leave laws and company policies 
  8. Partners with payroll to communicate short-term disability pay 
  9. Makes recommendations to management on customer service themes and solutions
  10. All other duties as assigned



Minimum Qualifications:


•             High School diploma or equivalent, with 2+ years of relevant experience

•             Excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills

•             Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality

•             Great attention to detail

•             Knowledge of FMLA, ADA, and other applicable federal and state leave laws


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Associate degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or related field with 1+ years relevant experience


Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce.


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette