Lead Corporate Recruiter

SCHWAN'S - Bloomington, MN3.2

30+ days agoFull-time
At Schwan’s Company, we are a fast-paced, innovative team, focused on bringing delicious foods to our customers. If you’re passionate about food and creating a successful future, this is the place for you. Based in Minnesota, Schwan’s is a national, multibillion-dollar company that manufactures and markets quality foods through home-delivery, retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands includeRed Baron®, Tony's® and Freschetta® pizza, Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, Pagoda® Asian-style snacks and Schwan's® home delivery. To learn more about Schwan's, visit www.SchwansCompany.com.

Position Mission

We are hiring a Lead Corporate Recruiter into our Talent Acquisition team in Bloomington, MN, whose professional mission is to help people find a career and company they love. If you consider yourself a talent advisor first, who is also a whiz at sourcing top talent; this role might be for you! As the Lead Corporate Recruiter, you are sourcing, qualifying and attracting quality employees for the company as well as leading your peers in process-improvement and recruiting best practices. You will work on a variety of critical positions ranging from executive leadership to individual contributors. You will lead hiring strategy development for three of Schwan’s business units in functional areas like marketing, sales, finance, human resources and others, and will be walking into an environment where there are outstanding relationships between the Talent Acquisition team and the business. Come join the team!

What you get from us:
Opportunity to own strategic projects in partnership with key leaders where you can showcase your business acumen and make a lasting impact on the business
A seat at the table of our talent acquisition leadership team to brainstorm ideas, create process improvements and cultivate best practices to make Schwan’s better
Opportunity to build experience and a network in the highly sought after consumer packaged goodsindustry
Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company. For the right candidate, the Lead Recruiter role is a starting point on the path to a Recruiting or HR Manager position
A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees
Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled
Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits

A day in the life:
Develop and execute progressive, integrated recruitment solutions for all level positions, specifically experienced professional/technical and executive level. Utilize direct sourcing, industry networking, employee referrals, internet sourcing, minority and trade job fairs and college programs.
Lead and develop best practice and continuous improvement activities to drive the strategies of the talent acquisition function.
Consult and partner with hiring managers on interviewing techniques and employment practices.
Act as a liaison with employment agencies in partnership with the hiring manager and business unit HR.
Work with internal and external constituents to build Schwan’s employment brands and make Schwan’s the “employer of choice”.
Interview and qualify prospective quality candidates, evaluate candidate's backgrounds, make hiring recommendations, and extend offers of employment.
Assemble documentation involving employment packages and ensure the maintenance of accurate and concise records.
Partner with members of the Corporate Human Resource unit, business unit executives, and external search firms throughout complex recruiting processes.
Prepare reports, documenting recruitment activity and effectiveness.
Serve as a project lead to more junior recruiters by providing work direction and supervision.


What you'll need:
Years of Experience: 8+ years recruiting related experience
Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Excellent time management and organizational skills
Ability to solve complex problems and take a new perspective using existing solutions.
An extensive external network and tenacious sourcing skills
Advanced computer skills including ATS experience; Taleo Enterprise preferred
CURIOSITY! The intrinsic drive to always be asking questions on how to make the recruiting processes better
The desire to make a meaningful difference. Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
Authentic leader: direct communicator, able to build strong relationships across the division, with all levels.
Must have great collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively lead cross-functional teams.
The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

Business Unit: Schwan's Shared Services, LLC
Req #: 18006121