Talent Acquisition Specialist

Rittal North America LLC - Schaumburg, IL3.1


About US:

Rittal North America is built on a strong tradition of innovation and takes pride in a progressive approach to engineering comprehensive and effective solutions that supports our customers in the pursuit of their goals. From a pioneering role in modular enclosure technologies and collaboration in developing what has become the standard 19-inch server rack for the IT industry, to the use of nanotechnology that drastically improves the efficiency of industrial climate control products, Rittal has a proven track record of meeting the challenges faced by its customers.

Rittal designs and manufactures the world’s leading industrial and IT enclosures, racks and accessories, including high efficiency, high density power management and climate control systems for industrial, data center, outdoor and hybrid applications.

Our company was voted one of the best companies to work. We encourage you to take a look at our website: https://www.rittal.us/

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist who will be responsible for recruiting, coordinating and facilitating recruiting for the ePlan business. You will be responsible for sourcing, attracting and identifying candidates for open positions. This position will develop working relationships with hiring management in order to understand their needs and requirements, and based on these and the organization's philosophy. You will develop and execute hiring strategies to attract the caliber of individuals required while developing candidate pipelines.

What would our Talent Acquisition Specialist be responsible for?

Develop and maintain partnerships and solid working relationships with hiring management to assess, recruit for and fill their talent needs.

Develop an understanding of positions, programs and site requirements, developing specific recruiting plans and initiatives.

Work with management to develop screening and interview tools, establishing criteria for determining qualified candidates.

Use creative and innovative candidate sourcing including but not limited to: job postings, internet recruiting/sourcing, networking, social media, sourcing passive candidates, career fairs, employee referral and college recruiting.

Review of recruiting process and make suggestions to improve processes.

Coach hiring management through the overall recruiting process as needed, recommendation of qualified applicants, follows up with management to determine the effectiveness of the recruiting plans, process and implementation.

Follows up with hiring management to determine the effectiveness of the recruiting plans, process and implementation, making adjustments as might be needed.

Establish and maintain partnerships with colleges/universities/schools to tap into upcoming graduates and alumni.

Promote our employer brand and create the organization's presence and participate in job and career fairs.

Track, monitor and analyze recruiting metrics and market data and barriers.

Keep the team up to date on new trends in talent acquisition and the market.

Responsible for maintaining and tracking recruiting activity using ATS and preparing reports, as needed

We hope you’re still interested but you do have to have the following skills and experience to apply:

Requires a minimum of 4 years of solid and progressive experience in full-cycle recruiting, preferred two years high volume technical (Automation Engineering and EE Engineering) recruiting experience.

High volume in a software company is preferred. Previous experience developing relationships in the community with STEM schools, vocations and universities. Preferred experience would be developing and managing rotational or college programs.

Previous experience with employee branding in the community.

Requires experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).

Requires experience recruiting for multiple sites.

Experience in HR business support and employee engagement.

Excellent communication, organization, presentation and pc/computer skills (including proficiency with Microsoft Office-Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) along with other related software.

Knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws and regulations impacting recruiting and hiring.

Extensive knowledge of online and social media recruiting.

Demonstrated experience in sourcing, networking, screening and selection skills.

Project management experience, to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects, openings and candidates.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Please only apply if you're cool with some of our perks:

Taking time off from work if you really want to get away from this awesome place, you can do that with our vacation, holiday or PTO benefits

We have a comprehensive best health insurance (Medical, Dental & Vision) with extremely low premiums

6% of your salary contributed to your 401K receives a 50% company match.

Short-term and long term disability.

And we also give you free life insurance.

A fun and interactive wellness plan.

Business casual dress and a flexible schedule.

Employee assistance program.

Flexible spending account in case you want to hold some of your well earned money in YOUR pocket when you need it most.

Optional accidental, hospital and critical illness insurance.

Please know that every single application we receive is read by a real live human being. However, that kind of thoughtful review takes time, so it may take us a little while to get back to you. We knew you’d understand.

If you are seeking to make a difference, working as part of a future-oriented team, we are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please find further information via www.friedhelm-loh-group.com/careers.

Thanks for your interest in Rittal North America!

Rittal North America LLC is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may contact the company’s Human Resources Department. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Progress Full-Cycle Recruiting: 4 years (Required)
  • High-volume Technical Recruiting: 2 years (Preferred)