Compensation Specialist - Human Resources #669

Date: Sep 7, 2021

Location: La Crosse, WI, US, 54603

Company: Kwik Trip Inc

Location: Department #669  1626 Oak Street  La Crosse , WI  54603  
Requisition: 125589  
Shift: Daytime
Education Experience: Bachelor's Degree
Employment Experience: 1-3 years

Already a Kwik Trip Coworker?  Follow this link to apply:  myapps.kwiktrip.com 

Due to Kwik Trip’s continued growth and success we are adding a Full-Time Compensation Specialist.  While best known for our product and service offerings to our 8 million retail guests each week throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois and Iowa, a lesser known fact is that beautiful La Crosse, WI is home to our ever expanding 140+ acre support campus.  Our La Crosse Campus includes a wide variety of production facilities, distribution center, truck maintenance facility, transportation/logistics, store construction, fuel trading, sales, and pretty much every support department you can imagine a 30,000+ co-worker strong organization would have. 

The selected Compensation Specialist will work with our Compensation team evaluating new positions, answering coworker and leader’s questions, as well as maintaining our complex compensation structures in order to ensure our pay programs attract and retain top talent, as well as, support our award-winning culture.


  • Performing job pricing evaluations for new and existing jobs (600+)
  • Ensuring pay practices are internally equitable and externally competitive within our markets and industries
  • Ensuring practices are compliant with all federal and state requirements
  • Gathering information and work with the Compensation team to make recommendations regarding development of company salary structure and progress/movement of individual co-workers within their range
  • Assists with review and analysis of pay equity within the organization
  • Assist HRIS and leadership with SuccessFactors Compensation module to support efficiency and perform analytics
  • Perform audits for payout changes
  • Complete custom and standardized compensation surveys
  • Answering compensation related questions
  • Researching new store locations for market analysis
  • Updating compensation documents as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Finance or related fields or relevant work experience. 
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • General understanding of the Fair Labor Standards Act and ability to provide guidance to internal customers regarding pay classification
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills and proven ability to protect confidential information
  • High attention to detail, well organized and able to create/maintain effective documentation
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals or groups of co-workers and/or leaders.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects/tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Ability to effectively work as a team member and individual contributor
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must live in La Crosse, WI area


  • 1-3 years previous Compensation experience
  • Advanced Excel skills such as VLOOKUPs, formulas, pivot tables, etc.
  • Experience working with compensation surveys and/or compensation data management tools
  • Experience working in HRIS systems; SuccessFactors experience is a plus


Work Schedule:  Monday through Friday, daytime hours


Kwik Trip, Inc. OVERVIEW:

For over 50 years, Kwik Trip, Inc. has operated friendly, clean, trusted, family-owned, local convenience stores in communities throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois. With a commitment to generosity, Kwik Trip, Inc. is dedicated to treating coworkers and guests like family. We continue to look for ways to improve our guest shopping experience and product offerings, as well as to ensure we provide a safe and fun work environment for our coworkers. We offer competitive wage and benefits and continue to invest in our family of coworkers and provide them with career advancement and growth opportunities.

Kwik Trip, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Function: Human Resources; Accounting; Finance; Legal; Professional Services; Research; Strategy - Planning

Nearest Major Market: La Crosse
Nearest Secondary Market: Winona

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