Total Rewards Analyst
United States, Morristown (New Jersey)

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

As a Total Rewards Analyst, primary responsibilities include providing support for the Health & Welfare and Retirement Benefit Plans in US and Canada; data analysis used to streamline processes, ensure compliance, and proactively seek continuous improvement and efficiencies for benefit plans. Provide exceptional service to internal and external stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

Data Analysis and Reporting:

  • Audit benefit and payroll deductions in US and Canada to identify discrepancies with benefit deductions and retirement contributions.

  • Analyze   monthly   retirement   reporting   for   errors   in   automatic enrollments.

  • Respond to internal and external audit inquiries for data utilizing multiple internal and external systems.

  • Utilize data-driven insights to identify areas for improvement and innovation within Benefit initiatives.

  • Create PowerPoint presentations summarizing data into charts, etc. for team to review and make data driven decisions.


  • Prepare and report voluntary benefits to multiple vendors; reconcile contribution files and reports.

  • Work with purchasing to set up new vendors for payments.

Benefits/Total Rewards Support:

  • Respond to inquiries accurately and in a timely manner via Hello HR, and phone inquiries to active and former employees in the US and Canada

  • Collaborate   with   internal   stakeholders   and   build   relationships across the HR function.

 Data Entry:

  • Manually enter new hire enrollments for Health & Welfare and Retirement Plans for Canada

  • Correct all errors and between HR, payroll and vendors.

  • Ensure shared drive folders are properly maintained.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Actively seek opportunities for continuous improvement within Total Rewards processes and practices
  • Support   implementations   of   new   vendors, benefit   Plans, and systems

Ad Hoc Total Reward Projects:

  • Support Director, Total Rewards, NA as needed.

  • Review and advise on compensation inquiries.

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or minimum of 3 years of equivalent experience

  • 1-2 years of Benefits and Compensation background.

  • Experience with corporate matrix structures.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret and leverage data to drive informed decisions.

  • Excellent MS Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint

  • Highly detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to problem solve and propose constructive/realizable solutions.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

The full-time base annual salary for this remote position is expected to range between $60,300 and $77,000. Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including the location of the successful candidate, qualifications, skills, competencies, experience, and job-related knowledge. Full-time employees receive a comprehensive benefits package including performance-related bonus, medical and dental coverage, 401k plan, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off (PTO), and more.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Reference: R59076