The Compensation Consultant, reporting to the Sr. Director of Total Rewards, will support the growth of Grainger’s business through the design of reward programs that attract, retain and motivate top talent in the organization. This role offers the opportunity to work with Grainger’s senior leadership across multiple countries and within various business functions.
Advise and influence business leaders in compensation strategy, programs and issues while balancing business acumen, reward expertise and relationship skills
Develop and analyze compensation strategies, market pricing, internal communications
Designs various business-focused solutions and programs that are aligned with overall company philosophy and drive an engaging, results-driven environment
Integrates compensation designs with the delivery of other Total Rewards processes
Ensures that consistent, equitable and market competitive total reward treatment of employees is maintained utilizing market analysis, surveys and benchmark information
Provides expertise in international pay and expatriate assignments with strong knowledge of use of relevant benchmark data
Serves as project lead on major reward programs/ initiatives including new business startup or acquisition activities
Strive to continuously improve reward processes
Mentor and coach junior members of the team
5-7 years of related experience working with compensation systems including job evaluation; salary survey techniques and interpretation; performance and reward systems, and involvement in organizational design
Demonstrated background in providing consultative support and facilitation in the design of reward programs at all levels and roles of an organization
Demonstrated ability to work in a Center of Excellence/ Business-Partner HR operating model
Business, Accounting, IT, HR, Statistics, or related experience preferred
Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certification preferred but not required
Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Additional Salary Information: Position is bonus eligible with strong total rewards package
Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including commercial, government, healthcare and manufacturing. They place orders online, on mobile devices, through sales representatives, over the phone and at local branches. Approximately 5,000 suppliers provide Grainger with more than 1.6 million products stocked in Grainger’s distribution centers and branches worldwide.