Senior Recruiter

About WestRock
WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at

Senior Regional Recruiter, Eastern Region


WestRock is looking for a progressive, creative, high-energy Senior Regional Recruiter in the eastern region of North America. This role will primarily be remote.  This role is right for you if you want to be challenged to define, develop, and foster the robust talent pipelines that will continue to fuel WestRock’s growth.  You will be a Strategic Business Partner, Brand Ambassador, and Recruiting Leader all rolled into one!


How you will impact WestRock:

§  Collaborates with HR Business Partners on hourly recruiting to provide strategic support of business growth through workforce planning, position profiling, sourcing strategies, and consulting on selection & fit

§  Functions as an external employment market expert, advising on trends and availability of talent in identified markets as well as hiring needs and recruiting practices of talent competitors

§  Works with HR Business Partners to identify internal talent and assess qualifications against business needs and available external talent

§  Ensures presentation of diverse candidate slates for consideration and encourages strategic approaches for incorporating diversity in the search process 

§  Effectively markets WestRock to candidates by providing compelling information about the company’s strategy, capabilities, performance, and employment value proposition

§  Responsible for creating a positive client experience through successful management of the interview and selection process, which includes facilitation of intake sessions, pre-interview calibrations, post-interview debriefs

§  Partners with teammates globally to facilitate sharing of regional knowledge and awareness of positions

What you need to succeed:

§  BA or BS degree in business, HR, or related field

§  5+ years of talent acquisition experience in a corporate setting, ideally with a Fortune 500 company. Agency experience a plus.

§  Demonstrated experience managing recruitment for hourly and skilled trades roles

§  Proven experience in developing and implementing diversity recruiting strategies

§  Must possess strong business acumen and the ability to develop a deep understanding of strategic business priorities, success drivers in the organization, and understanding of the business model and functional operations

§  A broad understanding of various HR Delivery Models and ability to act as a steward to support various processes critical to the WestRock model

§  Ability to analyze data and synthesize research to make strategic recommendations balanced with sound judgment and ability to tailor solutions and tools appropriately to unique situations

§  Demonstrated facilitation skills

§  Proven client-orientation and strong client management skills

§  Strong process orientation

§  Ability to influence stakeholders, clients, and candidates

§  Excellent written and oral communication skills

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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