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Job ID:018991
Function:Human Resources
Position Type:Full Time
Travel Required:Yes, 25 % of the Time
Location:Cleveland, OH US
Relocation Provided:Relocation from within hiring country only
Remote Work:No
Job Description
As the Director of U.S. Medical Plans, you will manage the day to day operations and strategy of Eaton’s US Medical health and welfare plans while serving as the expert on external up-to-date knowledge of U.S. medical plan trends, including developments in treatments, provider reimbursements and service delivery methods.  In this role you will report to the Vice President of Global Benefits and work closely with other leaders in the Human Resource division as well as Finance & Accounting.
Essential functions include:
  • Creating annual strategy proposals, including plan design and contributions, using an analytical, data driven approach.
  • Works with Director, Global Wellness to identify opportunities for wellness strategies globally based on analytical findings.
  • Coordinates all U.S. medical plan vendor interaction and activity, continually looking for cost-out opportunities. Leads US vendor integration efforts ensuring appropriate metrics, data flows, contracting and PG’s are in place control health care spend.
  • Works closely with director, Benefits Accounting in setting plan design, profit plan, and reconciling monthly forecasts.
  • Monitors monthly, quarterly and annual medical spending trend and determines the appropriate cost mitigation strategies.
  • Leads monthly medical spend analysis and reporting to senior management.
  • With corporate legal, ensures compliance with ERISA, HIPAA and EEOC regulations for all health and welfare programs.
  • Responsible for managing a staff of 2, and communicating regularly with senior leadership, including C-level executives.

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)
  • At least 10 years of broad-based health and welfare experience, including particular knowledge on plan design, strategy and data analytics
  • Highly analytical problem solver with demonstrated experience in medical trend analysis, claims analysis and medical trend reduction strategies.
  • Experience in project management and budgeting
  • Good communications skills, written and verbal
  • Communicate effectively with a broad range of employees from factory workers to senior management.
  • Multi-task various simultaneous projects and activities
  • Effectively managed previous multi-discipline efforts and cross vendor work
  • Experience with broad-based analytics
  • People management experience preferred

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics or related field required; Master’s degree and Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation preferred

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
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