Manager of Talent Acquisition

Confidential Company  •  East Rutherford, NJ

5 - 7 years experience  •  Manufacturing

$150K - $184K ($130K - $160K base, All benefits)
Posted on 07/26/18 by Kevin J. Collins
Confidential Company
East Rutherford, NJ
5 - 7 years experience
$150K - $184K
($130K - $160K base, All benefits)
Posted on 07/26/18 Kevin J. Collins

Our Client, a major manufacturer is seeking their Manager of Talent Acquisition. The Talent Acquisition Consultant is responsible for managing requisitions across various disciplines, sourcing, interviewing, and recommending great candidates to join our team. Becoming an expert on our company culture, business model, and the industry in which we operate, the Talent Acquisition Consultant will be a strategic advisor and enable managers to make sound hiring decisions. Building a pipeline of highly qualified candidates and leveraging your best judgment, you will ensure that our high standards for hiring are consistently met. As an ambassador for our company, you will cultivate strong customer relationships with both the hiring managers and candidates. This is a full time opportunity based at our Headquarters in New Jersey.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Gain the trust of the hiring managers, HR Business Partners and your peers; provide leadership in the area of technical talent acquisition
  • Research, analyze and understand technical requirements
  • Help hiring managers craft compelling job descriptions
  • Develop, influence and execute sourcing strategies for passive and active candidates
  • Develop candidate profiles, execute on candidate generation strategies and build pipeline of qualified candidates
  • Thoroughly evaluate candidates, prepare written professional summaries and present candidates in an accurate and detailed manner
  • Use sound business judgment and common sense when approaching obstacles and solving problems during candidate searches and other HR activities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proven relationship management and development skills
  • Business acumen and ability to understand business strategies in complex high technology industries
  • Possess a Hunter's Mentality
  • Ability to manage and drive projects within a matrixed environment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and complex organization
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in parallel
  • Expert on resume search portals, using search engines, passive techniques, cold calling and utilizing social media tools to identify candidates
  • Proven problem-solving capability with people, process and programs
  • Client Management - must possess business acumen and have good presentation



  • Analytical problem solving
  • Proactive, positive, deliberate, and focused thinking
  • Resourcefulness
  • High Emotional Intelligence
  • Results orientation


  • Bachelor Degree or combination of college coursework and training


  • 5-10+ years technical recruiting experience; emphasis on Finance, IT, Engineering, Purchasing and Supply Chain in the Computing Hardware industry is a plus
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