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Senior Retirement Benefits Manager

Dallas, TX

We are EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses. The Company brings together the complementary expertise of two industry pioneers, one in advanced lens technologies and the other in the craftsmanship of iconic eyewear, to create a vertically integrated business that is uniquely positioned to address the world’s evolving vision needs and the global demand of a growing eyewear industry.


With over 180,000 dedicated employees in 150 countries driving our iconic brands, our people are creative, entrepreneurial and celebrated for their unique perspectives and individuality. Committed to vision, we enable people to “see more and be more” thanks to our innovative designs and lens technologies, exceptional quality and cutting-edge processing methods. Every day we impact the lives of millions by changing the way people see the world.


Our portfolio of more than 150 renowned brands span various categories, from frames, lenses and instruments to brick and mortar and digital distribution as well as mid-range to premium segments. Our Shared Services Team, accompany and enable others within the EssilorLuxottica collective to achieve their targets. They keep people and projects running smoothly, ensuring every part of our business is provided for and well taken care of.


This position will lead the Company’s retirement savings plans (defined contribution, defined benefit, and non-qualified plans). 


  • Partner with Sr. Director, Benefits on the development, implementation, and management of all retirement programs.
  • Oversee company’s defined contribution, defined benefit, deferred compensation and Health Savings Account administration and compliance.
  • Lead and execute retirement compliance requirements including annual ERISA Plan Audits, annual government disclosures/filings, Summary Plan Descriptions, internal audits, non-discrimination testing and determination of highly compensated employees. This includes responsibility for understanding and ensuring compliance in the plan administration function with all applicable federal and state laws such as ACA, ERISA, HIPAA, COBRA and the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Oversee 401(k), pension, Deferred Compensation and HSA funding. Ensure adherence to internal governance process.
  • Oversee 401(k) match calculation and execution.
  • Partner with accounting to forecast 401(k) match expense as needed.
  • Lead retirement workstream for integrations in North America for newly acquired and legacy EssilorLuxottica companies.
  • Identify and lead retirement program enhancements.
  • Manage complex and escalated retirement issues.
  • Assist Sr. Director with managing vendor performance and account management for all retirement vendors.
  • Monitor effectiveness of existing practices and recommends changes that are consistent with retirement trends and company objectives.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.


  • Minimum of 7 years of retirement experience in progressive roles
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Finance/Accounting or related discipline
  • Strong knowledge of retirement program regulations, including ERISA, DOL and IRS guidelines
  • Strong analytical/mathematical skills, ability to interpret and communicate data
  • Intermediate skill in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to explain complex retirement concepts to diverse audiences
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to plan and set priorities
  • Ability to drive change and influence HRBPs and business leaders


  • Advanced skill in Microsoft Excel
  • Previous experience working with SAP HCM and ADP Global View
  • Previous experience working for a multinational company
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing or retail environment

Employee pay is determined by multiple factors, including geography, experience, qualifications, skills and local minimum wage requirements. In addition, you may also be offered a competitive bonus and/or commission plan, which complements a first-class total rewards package. Benefits may include health care, retirement savings, paid time off/vacation, and various employee discounts. 


Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, EssilorLuxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner) or email [email protected]


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law. Native Americans in the US receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.

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