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Talent Acquisition Manager in Appleton, WI at ITW Welding

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


This position is responsible for partnering with business leaders and driving the full lifecycle recruitment process to build and sustain diversity, quality, and depth within our talent pipeline. This is a new role that will have the opportunity to be creative and implement enhanced recruitment processes and sourcing techniques, influence key stakeholders, and deliver results. This is an exciting challenge with an opportunity for continued growth in the company.

Essential Functions:

  • Support hiring managers and HR partners to understand business objectives, role requirements and desired candidate profiles for key exempt openings. Contribute to business talent acquisition plans that:
    • Target active and passive job seekers through a variety of tactics.
    • Identify and manage third party vendor relationships for each functional area (headhunters, LinkedIn, Glassdoor) to fill our talent pipeline with diversity, depth, and quality.
    • Maximize social media and digital marketing to promote the brand and source passive candidates for open positions.
  • Partner with the HR team to create consistent interview processes, tools, and assessments to be used across ITW Welding North America.
  • Strengthen our employment brand proposition to sell the organization and create a consistent and engaging candidate experience. Drive relationships with external diversity groups and other key associations.
  • With HR partners, manage the recruitment process including initial assessments, job descriptions, posting optimization, interviews, and job offers.
  • Leverage technology and improve efficiency by evaluating bottle necks, waste, process responsiveness, etc. – all with the goal of improving candidate experience.
  • Maintain key recruitment metrics to drive continuous improvements regarding sourcing, diversity, quality and depth. Ensure applicant tracking is compliant with OFCCP/AAP and EEOC rules and regulations.
  • Coordinate employee onboarding programs to integrate new employees and increase retention.
  • Provide support and training to hiring managers and HR partners on talent acquisition best practices.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field required; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of combined human resources and/or talent acquisition experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of recruiting practices, processes and procedures including relevant Federal and State laws pertaining to recruitment and employment. Ability to understand and work with Affirmative Action Plans.
  • Technology proficiency: social media savvy to source talent. Applicant tracking system experience required, in addition to Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to travel up to 30%; higher during peak recruitment periods.

Required Behaviors/Competencies

  • Effectively lead from an “enterprise first” perspective and influence without authority and works through others to drive organizational focus; locally, remotely, and virtually.
  • Collaborative mindset and strong ability to connect and influence multiple leadership levels to drive positive change and challenge the status quo.
  • Highly developed interview skills, sharp discernment, and ability to execute good judgment.
  • Strong customer service-based approach to work and strong relationship building skills.
  • Excellent reasoning and problem-solving skills: demonstrates ability to analyze data and draw sound, actionable insights.
  • Excellent time and project management skills: demonstrates an ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously and to a high degree of excellence.
  • Adaptive and entrepreneurial approach: demonstrates flexibility, energy, and initiative in fast-paced, unpredictable, and matrix business environment.