Disability & LOA Coordinator (4746)

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Disability & LOA Coordinator
Organization:  Richardson International Limited
Province:  Manitoba
Location:  Winnipeg

At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For 160 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Headquartered in Winnipeg, Richardson has more than 2,500 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. At Richardson, we are committed to enhancing our facilities and services and investing in our people and our communities.

Working with Richardson opens the door to a world of possibility.  We currently have an opportunity for a Disability Coordinator located in our Winnipeg Head Office.  As a Disability Coordinator, you will support our HR Managers by coordinating and administering employee disability claims and leaves of absence throughout Canada and the U.S.


  • Coordinate and administer STD, LTD, and WCB claims to support the HR Managers responsible for claim management
  • Stay abreast of WCB processes across all jurisdictions, as well as the disability and leave of absence insurance provisions and processes across all benefit plans (union and non-union)
  • Communicate with employees and managers on the process for all leaves of absence
  • Monitor and track all leaves of absence and returns to work
  • Notify employees about impact to their pension and benefits when on a leave of absence and collect benefit premiums/pension contributions, as required
  • Administer benefits for retirees; respond to retiree inquiries


  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience processing disability claims; experience working with multiple benefits plans/insurance arrangements and administering pension & benefits during all leaves of absence is preferred
  • Post-Secondary education in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or related field is an asset
  • Experience administering benefits plans and leaves of absence in a sophisticated HRIS system, and experience with third party provider systems, is an asset
  • U.S. benefits experience administering COBRA and FMLA would be considered an asset
  • Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills; strong communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with employees, managers, external providers and retirees

Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, a flexible benefits plan and training and career development opportunities.

Interested candidates should visit www.richardson.ca/work to apply online at by October 20, 2017.

Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify.