Retirement Plans Manager

Perrysburg, OH, United States

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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O-I crafts the iconic as the world’s leading glass bottle manufacturer

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Company Description

Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne, a cold beer after a hard day’s work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench the thirst, well it was probably made by us, we are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.

O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

With nearly 25,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning almost 72 plants in 20 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.

From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers’ expectations and fuel consumers’ desire for glass.

Job Description

This position is accountable for the administration of the qualified and non-qualified retirement plans for the U.S. and Canada.  Includes assisting with the planning, design, implementation and administration of cost-effective employee benefit programs in a manner consistent with the Company’s Guiding Principles.


·         Responsible for management of multiple defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans in the U.S. and Canada. 

·         Interface with auditors, actuaries, plan administrators/record keepers, external legal counsel, and internal partners (HR, Finance, Legal, Payroll, Labor Relations and Benefit Services). 

·         Manage accurate and timely filing and processing of all retirement benefit reporting and disclosure responsibilities (PBGC reporting, Form 5500’s, annual funding notices in the U.S. and A.I.R, PBGF reports/funding, all required provincial notifications in Canada, and any/all nondiscrimination testing process). 

·         Update plan documents, summary plan descriptions and other materials. 

·         Oversee production of all materials available to employees and former employees in relation to their retirement benefits. 

·         Provide assistance to the Investment and Canadian Pension Committees and support union negotiations for North American bargaining units.

·         Monitor and assist in response to inquiries from current and former employees. 

·         Stay abreast of legislative changes and trends. 

·         Partner in strategic planning and execution of design and process improvements. 


This job has the ability to make independent decisions relative to the daily operations of the 8 qualified and 4 non-qualified retirement plans in the U.S. and Canada.  The plans cover over 20,000 participants and $1.5 billion of assets.  Decisions which have a broad impact on the organization require authorization by the manager of this job.


·         Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.  CEBS designation preferred.  5-7 years directly related experience.

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office, demonstrated project management experience.

·         Collaborative team member, demonstrates credibility, able to readily adapt to changing priorities

Additional Information


·         This position has one direct report, a Benefit Analyst responsible for supporting the administration of the plans.


·         Occasional travel - annual trip for Canadian Pension Assembly (Fall)


If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we’d like to hear from you.

O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.

Tags: HR Manufacturing Project management Strategic planning

Perks/benefits: Startup environment

Region: North America
Country: United States
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