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Senior Compensation Analyst

Human Resources | Toronto, ON, Canada | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Teknion creates furniture that connects people, technology and spaces. We hold to a simple yet powerful principle: design does matter. We are a different kind of company–one with an entrepreneurial spirit defined by passion, curiosity and bold, creative thinking. A privately held company with a youthful entrepreneurial spirit, we recognize the vast skills, knowledge, perspectives and cultural contributions that diversity brings to Teknion. Because different perspectives and experiences trigger creativity and innovation, diversity is integral to our success. Our employees are the heart and soul of our business. To support their development is to enhance our biggest asset.


The Senior Compensation Analyst is accountable for the implementation and maintenance of compensation policies and programs.  This is accomplished by administering compensation programs that enable Teknion to attract, retain and motivate the best possible candidates.  


  • The Senior Compensation Analyst is accountable for administering and maintaining a company-wide compensation program.  To achieve this, the incumbent is responsible for the following functions:

    • Studying and analyzing wage and/or salaried positions and preparing position descriptions in standardized form.

    • Evaluating positions using established evaluation systems.

    • Participating in selected salary surveys, and analyzing/interpreting survey results.

    • Determining and establishing salary grades and salary ranges.

    • Maintaining a plant wage structure.

    • Developing customized HRIS reports to administer effectively the compensation program.

  • This position is responsible for monitoring the compensation aspect of Teknion’s promotion and merit rating programs (i.e. reviewing changes in wages and salaries) to ensure adherence with established policies, as well as auditing evaluation of jobs to assure wage and salary rates are equitable, both internally and externally.

  • The Compensation Analyst is accountable for administering salary administration guidelines/processes and ensuring their link to the performance management system.

  • This incumbent is accountable for developing compensation and benefits policies and procedures that support Teknion’s business practices, and are in accordance with government laws and regulations, as well as determining the effectiveness of existing programs, policies and procedures and recommending revisions accordingly.

  • This position is responsible for advising and coaching management, inclusive of training or conducting employee information sessions, on issues regarding Teknion’s compensation, benefits and/or performance management program.

  • This incumbent is accountable for ensuring compliance with government regulations (i.e. employment standards act, pay equity, etc.).

  • This incumbent is accountable for compiling and preparing periodic or special reports relevant to the compensation function.

  • This position is responsible for preparing, or assisting in the preparation of, communications covering compensation and benefits topics.

  • This position is responsible for continuously monitoring human resources information needs, and customizing the HRIS system to meet the changing requirements.


  • University degree in Economics or  Industrial Relations, CPP designation preferable

  • 4 – 6 years experience, majority preferably in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience in compensation design inclusive of sales compensation and hourly incentive schemes.

  • Experience in Regression Analysis

  • Experience conducting job evaluations and job design.

  • Experience using Hay method of job evaluation

  • Systems knowledge and experience ie. H.R.I.S., Access, Data Management

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & Power Point.


Teknion is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization.   It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment.  A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

By applying for a position with Teknion, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Teknion's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, credit check and criminal check. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position


Why you should grow with us!

Competitive Salary

Company Paid benefits

Group RRSP plan

Pension Plan

Excellent work environment and culture

Corporate perks and discounts year round

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