Global Benefits Manager at Markforged (Watertown, MA)

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Markforged is searching for a Total Rewards Manager who will own and drive the rewards benefits across US and all international locations. Reporting to the Chief HR Officer, a successful candidate will be responsible for leading change across all benefit programs, ensuring they are market leading and scalable for this high growth company.

What will you own?


  • Manage all aspects of company-wide base and incentive pay programs (design, budget tracking, implementation, communication, administration)
  • Run the company’s annual compensation planning activities (merit, bonus, promotions)
  • Provide market data analysis, advise, and administrative services on the company’s stock equity program including annual refresh programs and new hire equity structure
  • Oversee the company’s internal job structures (salary ranges, external benchmarks, job codes, grade levels, titling)
  • Support the CHRO with reviewing, analyzing, and administering executive pay plans, producing reports and preparing presentation materials for the Board of Directors meetings
  • Partner with HRBPs and TAs to advise on pay strategies (initial offers, retention, internal equity, market competitiveness)
  • Provide guidance on interpreting compensation philosophy, practices, and processes
  • Ensure timely participation of salary surveys and periodically review and recommend new sources of market data to utilize
  • Ensure company pay actions are compliant with all federal, state, and local pay requirements (e.g. FLSA, MEPA, etc)
  • Oversight of HRIS, partnering closely with HRIS Analyst to optimize and maintain HRIS system
  • Manage and provide guidance and mentorship to direct reports


  • Design U.S. benefits programs, including health, retirement, wellness and all time off Programs & policies (Vacation, Leave of absence, holidays, sick time, sabbaticals etc)
  • Support merger and acquisition initiatives with leadership, business partners and various stakeholders for a successful integration and transition of benefits
  • Responsible for administering annual renewal benefit plan changes
  • Manage vendors within the U.S., as well as International regions. Evaluate current plan performance and costs, including risks and opportunities
  • Leads, plans and manages effective communications and education of benefits (including time off policies, open enrollment, wellness etc). Create and update benefits communication and documents
  • Stay up to date on compliance updates and requirements. Update policies and programs to align with any regulatory change.
  • Manage international contracts with PEOs and international entities. Research best practices, risks and opportunities for our global presence as the company grows and expands its footprint.
  • Spearhead activities and protocols surrounding COVID-19 and ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations. 
  • Work with EHS manager and ensure OSHA compliance. 
Why Markforged?
Help us reinvent manufacturing. 
We are reinventing manufacturing so that engineers can build anything they imagine.
We are one team that wins together!
You will be engaging every day with passionate and dedicated individuals in a collaborative environment working towards making best-in-class products.
Perks & Benefits
For all US-based roles, we offer a competitive compensation package and a full suite of benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), parental leave, commuter benefits, open PTO policy, and more. Our work environment includes casual dress, a fully stocked kitchen, bike storage, free parking, weekly catered lunches, and fitness perks. You will have unlimited access to our 3D printers for professional and personal parts!
Please be aware that the Company requires all employees [who are required to work onsite, whether regularly or sporadically] to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of a vaccination. The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
Markforged values the differences among our employees and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. These differences include but are not limited to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. This goal emphasizes the development of inclusive work environments that capitalize on each employee’s skills, experience, and unique perspectives as we strive to achieve an unparalleled standard of excellence.
To all recruitment agencies: Markforged does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Markforged employees. Markforged is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
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480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472

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