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Compensations and Benefits Manager

Santa Fe, Mexico
Human Resources


Job Description

The Regional Compensation and Benefits Manager is responsible to ensure Compensation & Benefits competitiveness with the objective to attract, retain, talented employees. Deploying Eaton’s Compensation & Benefits philosophy and strategy to 19+ plants & 4 sales offices in Mexico. This position is accountable to lead, plan, develop and manage regional benefits and compensation programs, as well as leading the Wellness strategy for the region. Ensure implementation of Corporate C&B strategy while meeting local regulations and business needs. Acts as the expert point of contact resource regarding compensation and benefits policies and initiatives.
  1. Provides subject matter Compensation expertise &  leadership across region, sectors, and business in matters related to C&B
  2. Manage, deploy and monitors merit cycle process and develop strategies to support business needs and people retention as well as salaries administration.
  3. Provide guidance and analysis on projects and issues relating to C&B
  4. Provides regional perspectives and insights when implementing global Benefits strategies.
  5. Leads compensation and benefits standardization and Vendor harmonization across business groups in the assigned region.
  6. Drive and Leads Compensation and benefit benchmarking exercises to ensure competitiveness in the market place.
  7. Provides C&B leadership, coaching and mentoring to regional Human Resources team
  8. Responsible to manages country benefits such as:  Pension plan, Sales incentives, Recognitions programs such as e-star, Seniority recognitions (OC Tanner), Employee Saving Fund, Food Coupons, Company Cars, Health and Life insurance, Optional Insurances (funeral, dental, personal cars insurances). Wellness, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Border Project, Expats, International & Domestic Mobility, Variable payment plan, EIC,
  9. Job evaluations, job offers, Salary surveys, data management and reporting, salary structures, Ensure the maintenance, audit and update of HRMS for Mexico C&B
  10. Supports in the development and monitoring process of regional benefits budget.
  11. Constantly follows up on regulatory and legal compliance issue related to employee compensation and benefits across region.
  12. Partner with Regions, Businesses and Corporate client/functions to establish common C&B , communications, coordinated practices and tools.
  13. Responsible for organizational structure definition and analysis through Eaton´s strategic goals and market trends and best practices alignment.
  14. Supports on:  Union negotiations providing market data & cost analysis for collective contract negotiations & Salary structure for Hourly employees..
  15. Supports the design and implementation of salary ranges for Mexico & some LA countries.
  16. Lead  Eaton’s acquisitions integration in topics related to C&B


  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or related areas.
  • 5 years of experience as a Country Compensation and Benefits lead.
  • Very good understanding of statistical methods in support of trend analysis and decision-making.
  • Requires ability to work independently and to provide consultative advice.
  • Be an effective communicator, who is comfortable in a high visibility position and  who will act and empower for appropriate organizational change.
  • Excellent Management & Communication skills.
  • Negotiation skills to deal with C&B vendors.
  • Strong problem solving an analytical skills.
  • Knowledge in Local and Federal laws related to Compensation, Benefits and Retirement Plans administration.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office-Excel knowledge.  
  • Ability to work on complex calculations and to produce reports for senior management.
  • Strong communication skills Spanish & English.
  • Expert with salary survey methodology (Hay, Towers Watson, Mercer or Hewitt).

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Human Resources

Region: Latin America
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 048831