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Recruiter - Supply


Chicago, IL, US


Being a Mars Associate is all about opportunity. The opportunity to do the kind of challenging, interesting work that shapes the world’s best-loved brands. To work with real purpose, supported by talented, friendly people from all sorts of different backgrounds. And to access the tools, training, and experience you need to have a positive impact on our business, on the planet, and, most importantly, on your own career. Being a Mars Associate is more than a job. It’s the opportunity to start your tomorrow, today.




Recruiter - Supply

Chicago, IL, Franklin, TN or Hackettstown, NJ


The Recruiter will play an integral part in providing one Mars Talent Acquisition services including cross-segment recruitment expertise on all aspects of the hiring process for experienced hires in a fast paced and high demand talent market. A key focus will be on building pipeline of potential candidates that align with Mars business needs and Five Principles and ensuring all candidates receive the best in class experience. The recruiter will manage full life-cycle recruiting for Mars business. For the assigned functions/areas, the recruiter is responsible for ensuring that Mars attracts and selects high-performing, high potential associates who will drive the business forward. Full life-cycle recruiting includes consulting with hiring managers to determine critical capabilities, designing the staffing strategy, sourcing and pre-screening candidates with an Equity, Inclusion & Diversity mindset, and facilitating debrief meetings to ensure the highest quality candidates are hired. The recruiter will also work on projects to improve upon or implement core talent acquisition processes and tools.

What we are looking for:

  • Minimum qualification: University degree or equivalent, preferably in HR or Business preferred
  • 4 or more years of full life-cycle and agency recruitment experience for positions in a complex, diverse, and high growth business preferably in supply chain, manufacturing and/or engineering
  • Strong computer skills with experience in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other applicable software (e.g. Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) systems, Candidate Relationship Management (CRM), and market intelligence tools)
  • Ability to serve geographically distributed hiring managers while consistently deliver professional customer service
  • Ability to interpret process, practice local operational policies, address issues, troubleshoot for resolution and escalate issues to appropriate parties as needed
  • Ability to prioritize business and customer needs utilizing strong time management skills
  • Experience using various interviewing methods and assessment tools to assess and select the right talent for an organization and good diagnostic skills
  • Understanding of the traits, skills, and qualities required of prospective candidates for positions across levels and demonstrated track record of managing the selection process
  • Knowledge and experience with different interviewing techniques and assessment methods
  • Effectively prioritize business and customer needs
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, written, oral and listening skills
  • Handle and maintain confidential and sensitive information


What are the key responsibilites:

  • Develop recruitment strategies based on labor market analysis, bench marking and survey data
  • Work closely with hiring managers to determine core capabilities/experiences for success in the roles within their scope, create a strategy for filling these roles and work with hiring managers in attracting the diverse candidates with the right skills and capabilities 
  • Manage the end-to-end full-life cycle recruiting process from job posting through the final stages (inclusive of offer recommendation and creation, negotiation, closing and onboarding)
  • Provide ongoing reporting regarding status of current open roles to P&O team and functional hiring manager & leaders
  • Proactively manage talent pipeline and maintain relationships for future opportunities including external agencies
  • Educate and advise hiring managers on selection best practices and Mars recruitment philosophy, policy, and process
  • Engage Rewards team in defining pay strategies for pay competitiveness in attracting talent while aligning to global pay principles
  • Partner and engage Sourcing team to maximize the overall collaborative relationship with the prospective external candidates to enhance candidate experience
  • Effectively use relevant systems, tools, and programs to ensure alignment with organizational strategies and functional metrics

What can you expect from Mars? 

  • The opportunity to learn, develop and take charge of your own career. 
  • An industry competitive compensation package including generous benefits (i.e. 401k, health, etc.)    
  • Commitment to our Purpose and our Five Principles. 
  • An environment where all Associates feel valued, supported and comfortable being themselves at work. 
  • The opportunity to work cross functionally, add value and impact a better world for generations to come. 




Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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