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Talent Acquisition Leader, Consumer Packaging Business - Richmond, VA or Atlanta, GA
501 South 5th St
Richmond, Virginia, 23219-0501
We are seeking a Talent Acquisition Leader for WestRock’s Consumer Packaging business. The TA Leader establishes and implements effective talent acquisition strategies that meet the unique needs of WestRock’s Consumer business in North America. The position requires expertise and proven experience designing innovative techniques to attract hard-to-find talent in competitive markets, managing operations to include local recruiting resources, and ensuring efficient investments in both internal and external recruiting resources. The position requires strong leadership and ownership using an effective, consultative partnership with business leaders to assist in developing workforce plans and executing effective talent acquisition strategies. The role will be based in Richmond, VA or Atlanta, GA and report to the Director, Global Talent Acquisition.
HOW YOU WILL IMPACT WESTROCK
Develop and lead staffing strategies for key Consumer business company projects
Lead search strategies for highly specialized and difficult-to-attract positions.
Directly and indirectly manage team members in a geographically dispersed environment including both full-time and contract resources
Recruit for key positions, including executive and senior leader roles, across geographies
Direct all talent acquisition activities including the work of agencies, retained search partners, and affiliate recruiting resources.
Ensure adherence to United States federal compliance requirements
Recruit for professional openings in technology, administration and manufacturing operations.
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources, or related discipline
10+ years of experience in talent acquisition and/or human resources
8+ years of experience leading a talent acquisition function in manufacturing, paper and packaging or related industry
Strong technical competency with recruiting including sourcing, interviewing, and candidate assessment
Expertise with recruiting technology to include applicant tracking systems, social media, digital interviewing tools and on-line assessment vendors
Experience with MS Office tools
Experience in developing and reporting recruiting data and metrics that drive decision making
Demonstrated success in building and maintaining effective relationships with HR Business Partners, business leaders, and external vendors
Communication skills with a focus on explaining the why and presentation skills
Exceptional skills in talent assessment
Business acumen with the ability to understand and communicate market research/trends
Experience sourcing and attracting diverse candidate slates
Results-oriented with excellent follow through skills
Demonstrated ability to operate independently and use sound judgment with limited functional guidance and oversight
Diverse HR background with knowledge of compensation, employee relations, and training preferred
Professional HR certification preferred
Travel required –approximately 20%