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At Gentherm, we say, “It’s about the person.” We’re with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.


As the global market leader of innovative thermal management and pneumatic comfort technologies for the automotive industry we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary solutions that make meaningful differences in everyday life.  We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency. 


We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.

Senior Compensation Specialist




Responsible for facilitating the research, design, analysis and administration of global compensation and benefit programs, policies, and procedures. Programs include base pay, bonus, equity, health and financial benefits, and executive compensation.  Provide consultation to global HR teams through data and analytics. Act as a liaison between vendors and executives in dealing with complex and highly sensitive information. Partners with accounting/finance, legal, payroll, tax, human resources, and our various plan record-keepers to ensure proper administration and communications for these plans and programs.  



  • Lead the administration of the company equity plan (stock & bonus) including, but not limited to, stock transactions, stock awards, bonus calculations, participant communication and program education; coordination with Finance and Legal regarding data and processes.
  • Lead the annual compensation cycle such as annual merit, stock awards, employee education and communications, etc.  Research and analyze market data and trends to guide internal benchmarking for promotions, market adjustments, retention, and review increases.
  • Support the creation of the Compensation Discussion & Analysis (CD&A) of the Proxy by providing calculations and data for the tables and narrative; assist with the CEO Pay Ratio reporting on an annual basis.
  • Support accounting preparation and close as it relates to executive compensation programs





  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, or other related area of study
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant stock, compensation, benefits and/or executive program administration experience 
  • Crisp and transparent business fluent English communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong executive presence and presentation skills




  • Leads by example with a high level of integrity
  • Works actively across boundaries in a matrix structure and creates shared ownership
  • Ability to flex, accept other perspectives and apply situational leadership
  • Curious, self-motivated. Is a skilled problem solver; works to understand the root cause of issues and develops sustainable solutions to overcome them



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  • Deliver Results
    • Understand the mission and output of your team; set SMART objectives and deliver
  • Drive Change
    • Focus on agility and commitment to continuous improvement; Understand and act on internal and external drivers of change
  • Build Capability
    • Foster a culture of learning and development; Support individual growth through continuous feedback to achieve personal and professional goals
  • Cultivate Innovation
    • Openly embrace, create, implement and support new and innovative ideas, processes and technology that deliver business results



All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. Gentherm is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship. #LI-ML1


Gentherm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Req ID:  8604
Country/Region:  US
Published:  Jan 7, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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