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# of Openings: 1

Exemption: Exempt

Career Level: Experienced

Job Description

UCT is seeking an experienced and talented Manager, Compensation to join our team in Hayward, CA! If you are a Compensation professional with drive, initiative, the ability to think globally and you are:

  • Analytical by nature but see the big picture
  • Enjoy the detailed and technical aspects of compensation and data analysis, as well as thinking outside of the box and coming up with new ideas.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment and are not afraid to expand your breadth of knowledge
  • Passionate about HR, Compensation, and overall doing what is right for employees and the business
  • Have a technical aptitude and enjoy problem-solving, working with data and data systems
  • You have experience with or are curious about Ultipro
  • You are confident working with all levels of the business
  • You are a successful communicator and educator of technical aspects making details seem intriguing
  • You have a strong background in compensation, data analysis and you are excited to work in a driven, fun, collaborative team environment

We are looking for a collaborative, creative, forward-thinking, and progressive Compensation Manager to join our Global Compensation team. This position reports to the Senior Director, Global Compensation, and HRIS and will be a key partner to the Ultra Clean Technology HR team. This is a functional management position that is entrusted with overseeing consistent compensation practices. As a driver of accuracy, this role will ensure compensation procedures are documented and consistently followed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and evaluate new and existing positions when necessary 
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition to provide compensation information for all posted positions
  • Participate in annual survey submission
  • Reconcile month-end and quarterly stock reports
  • Lead Merit and Annual Competitive Review, build analysis and supporting materials 
  • Assist in the development and roll out of job architecture
  • Supervisor of 1-2 direct reports
  • Develop, implement, and administer global compensation policies and programs.
  • Prepare compensation analyses and reporting for HR, Management, and Executives.
  • Manage and administer the global salary band structure, including updating ranges.
  • Conduct analyses of jobs, base salaries, and incentives to evaluate internal equity, external competitiveness, and legal compliance of UCT’s pay practices. Determine appropriate market rates for jobs.
  • Manage job matching and data submission processes for compensation surveys globally.
  • Analyze and utilize survey data results.
  • Support the development, design, and administration processes for the sales incentive compensation programs. Understanding of sales commissions plans.
  • Administer and support the development of non-sales incentive compensation programs, including documentation, eligibility, tracking within the HRIS system, and working with Finance for budgeting.
  • Collaborate with Finance and administer the annual salary review program, including merit increases and promotions, as well as annual/quarterly bonuses and profit-sharing payments.
  • Evaluate new jobs, promotions, and reclassifications and recommend compensation elements for positions, including base and incentive pay, market range, and placement within our global salary band structure.
  • Research and monitor FLSA and EEOC compliance. Evaluate and administer overall job levels, pay grades, and company-wide market ranges.
  • Serve as compensation consultant to department managers and HR Business Partners.
  • Research and analyze compensation trends in the marketplace, develop recommendations based on results.
  • Support the compensation and benefits team and the broader HR team as needed.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Knowledgeable in compensation market analysis, plan design, and administration
  • Strong analytical skill and attention to detail
  • Experienced in compensation best practices 
  • Ability to work independently on various projects 
  • Excellent organizational, process, and program management skills
  • Demonstrated skill using Radford, Mercer, and other surveys
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Experience in using HR Systems such as UltiPro
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Educational/Certification Requirement: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or Finance
  • CCP Certification desired but not required


Experience Requirement: 

Work Experience: 

  • 5-7 years of Compensation experience required
  • 1-3 Supervisory experience desired
  • Global Compensation, Sales Compensation, and Stock Plan Administration experience preferred


Physical Demands and Working Conditions:This section is required for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA)


Work Environment:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment

Work Hours:

  • Standard Office Hours

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, walk, push, pull, and grasp.
  • Ability to lift to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to lift over 25 lbs. with assistance.
  • Ability to move arms, hands, and fingers.
  • Ability to sit for sustained periods.
  • Required to have visual acuity to perform assigned tasks

Environmental Exposure:

  • Frequent communication with others to exchange information.
  • Frequent sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing; Time of each will vary.
  • Constant operation of computer and frequent usage of other office machinery, including (but not limited to) calculator, copy machine, computer printer, etc.
  • Constant assessment of accuracy and thoroughness of the work assignment.

Overnight Travel:

  • Work may require out of town travel depending upon assignment (training and meeting).


UCT offers an excellent benefits package to all full-time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid time off.

UCT is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse workforce.

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