• Owens-Illinois
  • Perrysburg , OH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 9001 Roachton Rd


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Position Description:

Who we are:

Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne? A cold beer after a hard day?s work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench your thirst? Well, it was probably made by us. We are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.

O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world?s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

With nearly 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning almost 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.

From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers? expectations and fuel consumers? desire for glass.

Your Role:?

In your role as a Global Mobility Manager you will be responsible for the ongoing management and refinement of O-I?s domestic and international mobility program, including ongoing policy development and policy interpretation. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources Operations and Global Mobility, this position will be responsible for providing key support to the company?s NA transferees and inter-regional transferees. The Global Mobility Manager will act as advisor to line managers and employees regarding all US intra and all inter-regional transfers and will coordinate with regional HR teams on policy issues. The Global Mobility Manager will ensure compliance with applicable company policies and governmental regulations through effective management of external delivery partners (e.g., relocation, tax, immigration, etc.).

Your Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates ongoing ?value analysis? to ensure O-I?s global mobility programs are competitively designed with a cost efficient structure.
  • Refines and administers program policies/guidelines (including relocation, immigration, tax equalization) to ensure accurate application; mindset of continuous improvement.
  • Partner with O-I offices worldwide to ensure mobility program governance and coordinate policy changes and exceptions.
  • Increase efficiencies by acting as key liaison with external delivery partners (tax, relocation, immigration, etc.); participates in review of contracts/service agreements to increase efficiencies where possible.
  • Work within the HR Ops team to identify opportunities to streamline, refine and consolidate processes utilizing shared services resources and processes.
  • Network and participate in professional organizations to keep current on trends around domestic and international mobility programs.
  • Key liaison with North America domestic and international assignees as follows:

    North America domestic transfers:

  • Generate move and assignment cost projections and present for approval as required.
  • Initiate relocations; explain policies; field policy exceptions; approve inventory property marketing strategies.
  • International transfers:

  • Partner with line management in the most cost efficient assignment package design based on parameters of assignment (e.g., short-term, extended business trip, long-term, etc.)
  • Generate move and assignment cost projections and present for approval as required.
  • Prepares assignment letters, pre-departure orientations; change of status paperwork; compensation worksheets; COLA updates.
  • Counsel and support expatriate and accompanying family members throughout the assignment on a day-to-day basis.
  • Oversees the compensation delivery process for international assignees, partnering with Payroll to ensure accurate, timely delivery of pay. Assist with the input and management of accurate international assignee information in the payroll system.
  • Forecast assignment renewals and localizations; initiate and coordinate repatriations and localization processes.
  • Partner with line HR, Benefits, and Compensation to ensure consistent flow of information required to enroll international assignees in health care program; to assist with calculations for administering merit increases and delivery of variable compensation, ensuring delivery meets local tax requirements.
  • Responsible for coordination of annual cyclical events to include merit and bonus processing.
  • Coordinate hypo-tax withholding updates as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with overseas taxing authorities as it pertains to tax payments.
  • Track and coordinate tax equalization results to ensure accurate and timely reconciliation of the process.
  • Update tax equalization policy as required.
  • Maintain computer-based system to track international assignees with the ability to provide reports to key customers (e.g., Line HR, Corp, etc.) as required.
  • Manage Sarbanes-Oxley ?SOX? compliance requirements.
  • Reporting Relationships:

    This position reports to the Director of Human Resources Operations and Global Mobility.


    Position Requirements:

    About You:

  • Bachelor?s degree or equivalent experience
  • Two to four years of experience administering expatriate programs and working directly with individuals from varying countries
  • Thorough understanding of international assignment compensation and philosophy.
  • Comfort level articulating and dealing with numbers in foreign currencies as well as explaining mathematical calculations around the cost of living allowances, including exchange rate and inflation factors.
  • Knowledge of US tax system; Broad knowledge of international tax, cross-border payroll issues, and the mechanics of tax equalization
  • Experience managing external vendor relationships; understanding of elements of relocation policies, home sales, supplier management, relocation expense/payroll consolidation.
  • Ability to negotiate with firmness and tact.
  • Superior customer interaction skills; sensitivity to the need to explain unfamiliar concepts around compensation and benefits to employees from different countries/cultures.
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills, with the ability to be polite yet firm when dealing with policy exception requests -- heightened sense of awareness around precedence setting when dealing with exception requests.
  • Committed to confidentiality and appropriate handling of employee and dependent data.
  • Excellent database management skills; proficient in Excel and Word.
  • What We Offer:

  • Opportunity for future growth and advancement
  • Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match
  • Half Day Fridays
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Relaxed and contemporary dress code
  • Education Assistance program
  • Adoption Assistance program
  • and much more?
  • If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we?d like to hear from you.

    O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.

    Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.


    O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at ...@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.



    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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