Health Care Benefits Specialist

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Health Care Benefits Specialist
Ford Motor Company

Job Description

At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.


  • Support the strategy, design, and development of health care and wellbeing programs for hourly and salaried U.S. active employees and salaried retired employees
  • Lead business owner for multiple health plans; responsibilities include: work with health plans to identify cost reduction opportunities and efficiencies, monitor performance metrics, facilitate implementation meetings and manage required application control reviews
  • Develop legally required documents, e.g., Plan Documents, Summary Plan Descriptions, Summary of Benefits and Coverage, etc.
  • Lead and/or assist with benefit change implementations in project management role
  • Lead and/or assist with Request for Proposals
  • Prepare and deliver PowerPoint presentations to cross-functional teams related to benefits and wellbeing programs, strategy, and/or recommendations
  • Lead and/or participate on large, complex projects as assigned on the health and welfare benefits team
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and superior problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated project management, change management, conflict resolution, and facilitation skills
  • Experience with employer sponsored benefit programs
  • Team player with proven track record working with and/or leading cross-functional teams
  • Self-starter with ability to effectively manage multiple complex projects at the same time and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and follow protocol related to sensitive information

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of health care benefit experience (vendor management, development of benefit strategies, benefit plan administration)
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 1+years’ experience in Microsoft Office applications, with exceptional PowerPoint skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong overall health care background (plan design, administration, policy, communications, understanding of health care system, etc.)
  • Experience/knowledge of the health care reform policy and regulatory environment
  • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) or similar benefits designation and/or coursework preferred
  • Experience with health care claims evaluation and data warehouses preferred
  • Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in One FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status