Talent Acquisition Recruiter
Recruiter, Corporate Functions

Associate Talent Acquisition Specialist

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job


CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.


The Associate Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for full cycle recruitment including, but not limited to; sourcing, attracting, interviewing, and onboarding employees to the organization in cooperation with HR business partners and hiring managers. The Associate Talent Acquisition Specialist will also provide recruiting support for hard-to-fill roles within the team, as well as, helping to support Tennant’s internship program.  The Junior Talent Acquisition Specialist will take primary work direction from the Talent Acquisition Manager.  


  • Identifies and sources appropriate talent for current openings within the organization
  • Supports the CHS employment brand, diversity initiatives, and other programs
  • Supports the recruitment process and lifecycle, including job postings, resume review, interviews, assessments and offers
  • Advises potential candidates on employee benefits, salary, incentive programs and CHS culture
  • Provides sourcing support for other Talent Acquisition Specialists, as needed
  • Focuses on providing a positive candidate experience, by ensuring appropriate follow up & professional communication with candidates at all levels in the process
  • Provides a positive hiring manager experience and ensures regular updates to hiring managers is taking place Uses social media, job boards, internet sourcing, and other technical & creative means to source candidates for open jobs
  • Advocates for & supports local recruiting events – including career fairs, as needed
  • Uses applicant tracking systems and other recruiting software to track applicants through the selection phase through to onboarding
  • Supports relationships with third party recruitment agencies and staffing firms, as needed
  • Ensure that all candidates are accurately dispositioned in the applicant tracking system 
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in talent acquisition to include one or more of the following: coordination, recruitment or strategic sourcing
  • Proven success in supporting or recruiting high-volume positions in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional work experience using Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and other recruitment technologies and tools
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Work in ambiguous situations, assessing, researching, analyzing and developing solutions; using a wide degree of creativity and latitude.
    • Be pro-active with a high level of engagement, responsiveness, and execution
    • Make independent decisions, manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment and effectively interface with leaders and business partners.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the organization
  • Process and detail oriented, including strong organizational and prioritization skills

Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Prior talent acquisition experience within agriculture or other related industry
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply click Associate Talent Acquisition Specialist


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