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Talent Acquisition Manager - Remote/Hybrid Opportunity

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Smithfield
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Talent Acquisition Manager - Remote/Hybrid Opportunity



Job Locations

US-VA-Smithfield - US-IL-Lisle - US-MO-Kansas City


Human Resources



FLSA Status



Corporate - Day Shift

Job Locations

US-MO-Kansas City

Your Opportunity

The Talent Acquisition team is growing and searching for ambitious candidates to join their everyday mission to discover, assess, and hire, great talent. This team is responsible for delivering an exceptional recruitment experience for candidates and hiring managers. You would be instrumental in achieving Smithfield's goal to become the #1 consumer packaged goods company in the world! The Talent Acquisition Manager is responsible for creating and leading recruiting initiatives to obtain talent for placement across the organization. Functions as a partner with operational and business leaders to match talent with current and future employment opportunities to ensure Smithfield achieves its hiring requirements. Operates with a high level of independent judgement and engagement with exposure to all levels of the organization. Helps infuse Smithfield's culture with aspects necessary to ensure successful recruitment, placement, and retention of talent within the company measured through standardized processes and delivering upon KPIs.

Core Responsibilities

Outreach and Engagement

  • Creates and leads a team to execute upon recruitment and engagement initiatives to procure talent for placement in exempt and non-exempt positions across our organization to ensure Smithfield's hiring and placement objectives are achieved.
  • Communicates and engages directly with the business to establish and fulfill hiring objectives.
  • Partners with field-based HR teams to participate in recruitment and employment events to boost applicant flow within all business units.
  • Seeks out new and creative ideas to proactively attract candidates and build talent networks and pipelines. This may include: social and professional networking sites, resume mining, outreach efforts, career fairs, website postings, special recruiting events and other advertisements as needed.
  • Engages and promotes community outreach efforts in order to promote Smithfield as an employer of choice.
  • Interacts and build relationships with candidates, managers and senior leadership to ensure smooth transition of talent from a passive or active candidate to a new employee.
  • Evaluates results of outreach efforts on a consistent basis. Understands impacts to results and makes necessary course corrections and adjustments to ensure objectives are timely met.Talent Assessment
    • Screens, selects and schedules candidates to interview. Makes recommendations to extend employment offers to candidates. Strives to meet diversity hiring and affirmative action goals throughout the Talent Acquisition process and positively impacts time to fill rate and quality of hire.
    • Partners with other Talent Acquisition professionals in the company to develop talent pools and shares results obtained in the recruiting process across other channels of the organization, as applicable.
    • Utilizes applicant tracking system to create and maintain requisition information, job posting and outreach details and documents talent flow and candidate dispositions. Maintains metrics, analyzes data and creates reports to identify trends and opportunities to improve our talent acquisition processes and maintain requisite Affirmative Action data. Organizational Engagement and Education
    • Educates hiring managers and other employees about labor market trends and role requirements to ensure successful recruitment and placement of diverse qualified candidates into the Smithfield organization.
    • Engages current employees, including employee resource groups, in recruitment and employment branding events.Talent Leader
      • Independently manages team of Talent Acqusition professionals (i.e. Talent Acquisition Specialist).
      • Leads talent acquisition professional(s) in development and execution of recruitment and employment initiatives.
      • Establishes performance expectations and measurements for direct report(s). Holds team accountable for established performance standards necessary to achieve current and future employment objectives.
      • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


        To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
        • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Human Resources, Business Administration, Marketing, or related discipline from a regionally accredited college or university and 5+ years of related experience in human resources or related field.
        • Minimum of 2+ years' experience in a position of leadership to include team development and management, required
        • Recruiting experience for exempt and non-exempt roles in Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain/Logistics, Marketing, Sales, Safety, Accounting/Finance, IT or other related disciplines, preferably in a CPG organization.
        • Knowledge of Federal, State and corporate employment regulations and policies (EEO, Wage and Hour, etc.)
        • 2 or more years' experience within with electronic applicant tracking and workflow systems.
        • Possesses knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) programs, policies, and procedures.
        • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
        • Must possess a high level of professionalism and discretion to deal with a variety of inquiries from candidates and employees.
        • Ability to collaborate and effectively communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization, including hiring managers/candidates in remote locations.
        • Highly motivated and self-directed individual.
        • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
        • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
        • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
        • Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time.
        • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
        • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

          Supervisory Responsibilities

          • Provides leadership and guidance to Talent Acquisition Specialists.
          • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and assisting in providing appropriate resolutions.

            Careers and Benefits

            To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit PEOPLE MATTER More than 63,000 employees globally drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment. GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT Working at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally. BENEFITS Our people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees. SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGE Sustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.

            About Smithfield Foods

            Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in our U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield, Eckrich and Nathan's Famous, among many others. For more information, visit, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

            EEO/AA Information

            Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

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