Kerry Senior Talent Acquisition Partner in Beloit, Wisconsin

Company Overview

Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Leading to better.

Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!

Leading to better, together.

Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage. Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

  • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action

  • Empowering our people

  • Promoting diverse thinking

  • Investing in innovation

  • Acting on sustainability

  • Embracing our differences

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Description and Responsibilities

The Senior Talent Acquistion Partner at Kerry is responsible for the following:

  • Developing collaborative relationships and partnering with HR and hiring managers to provide staffing expertise, market related intelligence, and counsel on a variety of staffing issues to improve talent acquisition effectiveness.

  • Effectively interpreting and translating business strategy and people requirements into original and compelling career opportunities to attract top talent.

  • Conducting sourcing via multiple channels, e.g. social networking, job postings, industry associations, employee referrals, etc. to ensure a robust candidate pipeline for open positions.

  • Exhibiting creativity, resourcefulness, initiative, and persistence in sourcing for hard to fill or unique positions.

  • Effectively managing a requisition workload and consistently delivering on time to fill and quality of hire metrics.

  • Ensuring a high quality candidate experience throughout the recruitment life cycle process whether or not they are ultimately hired at Kerry.

  • Maintaining consistent communication with hiring managers, ensuring the staffing plans and candidate pipeline align to meet hiring goals. Accurately tracking pipeline, priorities and performance data to share with internal stakeholders on a regular basis.

  • Continuously attracting and networking with top talent and building a central repository of candidate information with an emphasis on feeder pool development to proactively meet future workforce needs and decrease time to fill.

  • Engaging in continual learning and self-development to improve performance and develop functional expertise and effectiveness. Collaborating with colleagues on the talent acquisition team to support continuous process improvement and the sharing of best practices.

  • Being an active ambassador for the organization within and outside of Kerry, fostering a robust recruiting culture and position Kerry as an employer of choice amongst professional communities and passive candidates.

  • Ensuring full compliance with applicable federal and state employment regulations in all aspects of the recruitment life cycle. Optimally use all aspect of ATS system capabilities to capture required data, provide reporting, streamline efforts and ensure efficiency in all processes and procedures

  • The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, self-confident, and successful recruiter with solid functional expertise and creativity around the full life cycle of recruiting.

  • Must be a team player with an energy level and drive that motivates those around her/him to persevere through changing priorities to meet agreed upon service levels. Must be a self-starter, comfortable working in a fast paced team environment with a strong sense of urgency to deliver for the business.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or commensurate successful recruitment experience.

  • Minimum 5+ years of broad based talent acquisition experience across all levels in a high paced, complex environment; Food industry recruitment experience highly desirable.

  • Solid knowledge in direct sourcing and effective interviewing techniques.

  • Strong knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations.

  • Demonstrated initiative to analyze and resolve problems quickly, efficiently, and collaboratively.

  • Experience in using multiple recruiting strategies and sources (including advanced use of social networking sites) for passive and active candidate recruitment.

  • Experience in using applicant tracking/ATS systems to support logistics operations.

Requisition ID 2018-14798

Division Kerry

Position Type Full Time

Recruiter ME1

Posting Type DNI

Posting Type CB