Senior Manager
Workers' Compensation & Leave of Absence
Posted on 2/27/2023
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in Worker's Compensation, Leave of Absence, and Accommodations development in a manufacturing environment
  • Customer service-oriented with an empathetic mindset
  • Proficient PC skills including proficiency at an intermediate to advanced level in Excel, Word, and Outlook, with high attention to detail
  • Capable of running robust data analysis and able to effectively derive the right conclusions
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively across and at all levels of the organization
  • Strong knowledge of California & Illinois employment laws
  • Ability to work in a dynamic role with a strong eagerness towards learning and adaptative toward change
  • Oversee a team dedicated to workers' compensation and leave of absence
  • Build out the accommodation process and end-to-end logistics
  • Develop and foster vendor relationships ranging from onsite at the plant to supporting broker partners
  • Create new operational opportunities in return to work including a transitional work program
  • Oversee policy design, creation, renewal management, and budget planning of all worker's compensation and disability plans
  • Manage self-insured workers' compensation & disability policies
  • Establish partnerships with local healthcare networks and create operational synergy to better the employee experience
  • Link together data from workers' compensation, injury prevention, disability, and leave of absence in driving toward data-informed recommended changes
  • Observe trends proactively and inject prior experience under a new environment to make predictive assessments
  • Review and partner with stakeholders on the process of claims and investigations
  • Serve as a trusted liaison between EHS, Benefits, Wellness, and People Partner teams
  • Drive towards data efficiencies with integration of claims case database
  • Support return to work operations and documentation management for workers' compensation, leave of absence, ADA and OSHA record-keeping

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Company Overview
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. The company believes there is a more responsible way to explore the world and is determined to make the transition to sustainable transportation an exciting one. Rivian designed their emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles to challenge what's possible.
  • Ownership for All: We offer every employee the opportunity to own Rivian stock through equity programs, supporting their financial wellness.
  • Mental and Emotional Wellness: We provide employees and their families access to mental wellness platforms and our Employees Assistance Program
  • Fertility and Family Planning: We support diverse family-building journeys, providing employees with benefits such as paid parental leave and financial support for adoption, fertility treatments or surrogacy.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages driven by mutual investment in our long-term growth and success.
  • Career Development: We enable all employees to own their development. Continuous learning opportunities and tuition reimbursement help drive performance, boost engagement and develop future leaders.
  • Transgender Benefits: In alignment with WPATH guidelines, our 2022 plans provide coverage toward medical, pharmacy and cosmetic needs.
Company Core Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team