Manager, Strategic Talent Acquisition
DEI Campus Recruiting Consultant

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job


At Pentair, you will work along-side passionate problem-solvers who are committed to the future and are focused on creating a healthier world for all. Throughout our 120 global locations, our values guide us as we create innovative solutions for the world’s water challenges. We bring water to life!

As a Pentair employee, you would enjoy a wide array of benefit options to help keep you and your family healthy and protected, a generous 401(k) and ESPP to help you save for retirement, plus paid time off and wellness programs to encourage a healthy work/life balance.

We have an opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our Golden Valley, MN team. You will support recruiting for various functional business areas and roles, including but not limited to: Sales, Marketing, Product Management, Project Management, Engineering, Finance and Accounting, General and Administrative. The successful candidate will have a collective expertise in sourcing, conducting technical and behavioral interviews, building strong hiring manager and human resource partner relationships, and owning and managing the recruiting process to affect successful and timely hires. In this role, the selected Talent Acquisition Specialist will gain the opportunity to continually develop their recruiting expertise, work for an elite manufacturing company and support Pentair during a time of exciting growth and beyond. 

You will:

  • Build hiring manager relationships to effectively understand requisitions, find talent that aligns with the manager’s vision (technically and culturally), guide managers through hiring process and consult on and recommend solutions for overcoming recruiting bottlenecks and market challenges.
  • Source passive talent and attract candidates to engage in recruiting process and to learn more about open opportunities and Pentair culture.
  • Ensure sourced candidates are tracked in ATS for AAP reporting and recruiting process tracking.
  • Review active applicants in ATS and disposition candidates as status’ change throughout the recruiting process.
  • Communicate interview results to candidates in a timely basis.
  • Build employer brand through educating candidates about Pentair culture and opportunity during phone interviews, job postings and community engagement activities.
  • Work with Talent Acquisition Management team on Continuous Improvement efforts and collaborate on a daily basis to solve recruiting challenges and share solutions.
  • Follow standard work throughout recruiting process to ensure hiring managers and candidates have a consistent and positive experience with Talent Acquisition Management team.
  • Report requisition progress on a weekly basis to Talent Acquisition Management team and attend weekly site recruiting calls with Human Resource Business Partners and Hiring Managers.

Key Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS) required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of full cycle recruiting/sourcing experience in a professional recruiting role
  • Experience sourcing and leveraging LinkedIn to engage passive candidates in the recruiting process
  • Expert level Boolean knowledge, including mining LinkedIn, Indeed  and other resume databases
  • Team player with a high sense of urgency and ability to adapt to a quickly changing environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to take initiative
  • Contributes to an optimistic and energizing environment
  • Customer first focus & strong customer consultation skills
  • Self-motivated, strong time management, and organization skills
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook (creating complex interview schedules over multiple time zones).

Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Diversity and Inclusion:

With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.

We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:

  • Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership
  • Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels
  • Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture
  • Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory

About Us

Pentair makes the most of life’s essential resources. From our residential and business solutions that help people move, improve and enjoy their water, to our sustainable innovations and applications, we deliver smart, sustainable solutions for life.

Pentair had revenue in 2020 of $3 billion, and trades under the ticker symbol PNR. With approximately 9,750 global employees serving customers in more than 150 countries, we work to help improve lives and the environment around the world.

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