Talent Acquisition Specialist

Reference Number: SMY-4704
Location: Avon, IN

For the past 30 years, our client in the food manufacturing industry has been creating baked goods in a safe clean and friendly environment. This team is looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to spear head the “selling” of the companies core values to prospective employees at all levels within the organization.

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is a responsible for sourcing, attracting, and interviewing prospective employees to find the perfect match for company's long-term goals.


  • Perform multi-site full-cycle recruitment of non-exempt and entry-level roles
  • Identify opportunities with technical schools, placement agencies, military, etc. to build programs to supply talent
  • Manage the interview process with candidates and hiring managers in accordance with company guidelines and present job offers to candidates
  • Source, identify and qualify candidates via phone screens and in-person interviews
  • Develop a strategy to increase talent pool
  • Maintain a pipeline of candidates for commonly filled positions
  • Represent company at various career fairs
  • Develop and administer communication plans to attract active and passive candidates
  • Serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for HRIS talent management solution
  • Manage the corporate third-party career portal(s) that are integrated with the talent management portal
  • Assist with the on-boarding process for new hires
  • Perform other required tasks as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field, or equivalent work experience, required
  • Five years of human resources, talent acquisition and interviewing within a manufacturing environment preferred
  • SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR or SPHR certification preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus
  • Strong understanding of staffing principles, laws, and procedures and a solid working knowledge of recruitment/employment programs
  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various recruiting techniques, and experience in online/social media recruiting
  • Team player who genuinely enjoys working helping entry-level and skilled labor talent connect with job opportunities
  • Proven ability to communicate and effectively “sell” an organization’s value proposition
  • Must possess excellent oral/written communication, marketing, presentation, interviewing and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), internet, and working knowledge of Ultimate Kronos Group (UKG Ready) HRIS and talent management portal
  • Superior interpersonal abilities, including the ability to collaborate with diverse personalities, while being tactful, mature, and flexible
  • Self-starter with excellent time management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic and sense of integrity, trustworthiness, and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Creative in brainstorming and proposing new ideas and solutions to existing problems


  • Retirement Account: 401(k) with matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short/Long term Disability insurance
  • Healthcare Clinic available to employees and immediate family members free of charge


  • Full-time employee
  • Pay Range: $60,000 to $70,000

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please contact me for more information.

Sam Young
Senior Business Consultant