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Compensation Manager- Lansing Building Products

February 16, 2024 10:33 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Lansing Building Products has supplied professional contractors with high-quality building products since its founding in 1955. Led by third generation President & CEO Hunter Lansing, we remain true to the family values and mission of Respect, Service and Excellence in everything we do. A certified Great Place To Work™, Lansing has nearly 2,000 associates in 112 branches serving customers in 35 states along with Home Office locations in Richmond, VA and Waltham, MA.  We exist to make a positive impact in people’s lives and are focused on delivering a best-in-class experience to our associates and our customers.

The Compensation Manager at Lansing Building Products (LBP) oversees the strategic management of compensation programs, ensuring alignment with company goals and industry standards. The role involves designing, implementing, and administering compensation policies while maintaining compliance with legal regulations. Additionally, the Compensation Manager collaborates with various departments to provide guidance on compensation-related matters.

Essential Functions:

  1. Design, deliver, and manage comprehensive compensation programs across Sales, Operations, and Home Office, adapting to market changes and supporting long-term strategic goals.
  2. Proactively research compensation trends, legal requirements, and innovative tools to enhance existing programs.
  3. Conduct and participate in compensation surveys to benchmark LBP's offerings against industry standards.
  4. Conduct job evaluations to ensure equitable positioning of roles within the organization and in the marketplace.
  5. Ensure fair and consistent administration of compensation actions in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  6. Assist in communicating compensation-related policies, procedures, and systems, interpreting human resources policies for clarity.
  7. Provide consultative support to leaders and managers on compensation-related issues, emphasizing sound and consistent compensation management practices.
  8. Maintain historical records, prepare reports for the Board of Directors, and oversee compensation plan administration and record-keeping.
  9. Collaborate with the payroll department to ensure timely filing and distribution of required documents.
  10. Analyze and benchmark existing compensation policies against industry practices to establish competitive programs.
  11. Provide documentation for Compensation Plan audits as required.


  1. Exemplify Lansing’s Purpose, Mission, and Values.
  2. In-depth knowledge of federal, state, and local legal and regulatory compliance related to compensation.
  3. Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret and communicate data effectively.
  4. Experience with job architecture and equity analysis.
  5. Proficient in Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office Suite, and Human Capital Management software.

1.      Advanced Excel skills with macros, pivot tables, etc. are necessary and a strong knowledge of HRIS systems.

  1. Excellent communication skills for effective interaction with internal and external stakeholders.
  2. Ability to work collaboratively with various teams and departments.
  3. Strong project management skills, demonstrating independent judgment and decision-making.
  4. Proven ability to handle confidential information with trustworthiness.
  5. Innovative mindset with a willingness to challenge the status quo.

Work Environment: This is an "in-office" role based in Richmond, with occasional travel (5%) to other Lansing locations.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: Full-time, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Required Education and Experience:

  1. Bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance, human resources, or a related field.
  2. Minimum of three years' compensation analysis experience for a large, multi-location employer.
  3. Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) credential from World-at-Work or a comparable certification preferred.

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