Talent Acquisition Partner
Talent Acquisition Partner

Recruiting Manager

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job


Hawkins, Inc. is a formulator, manufacturer, blender, distributor, and sales agent for thousands of industrial chemicals and reagent grade laboratory chemicals sold to municipalities and businesses throughout the Central United States. Thousands of organizations across a variety of industries have depended on Hawkins for the chemical products they need since 1938.

Learn more about us at  www.hawkinsinc.com/careers (NASDAQ: HWKN)


Hawkins is looking for a Recruiting Manager at our company headquarters in Roseville, MN.  The Recruiting Manager is responsible for driving the performance and efficiency of the recruiters and executing the same performance in recruiting. This is accomplished by providing creative, strategic, and tactical day-to-day leadership, direction, mentoring, and accountability to be successful. The Recruiting Manager will assess the needs of the business segments and provide appropriate tools and suggestions to meet talent goals. This individual will also engage with internal customers and leadership to determine the overall strategy and provide the appropriate tactical direction.


  • Lead Company Recruiting Strategy, with a focus on supporting the business as it grows.
  • Evaluate, design, implement, and monitor our talent acquisition processes to ensure the most effective and efficient methodologies are in place for a successful hire.
  • Advise senior leadership on all aspects of recruitment, attraction, and retention strategies, including the impact of salary, short- and long-term incentives, benefits, and internal / external perception on employee engagement and retention.
  • Collaborate closely with each department leader to understand department needs and drive hiring of key positions to address those needs.
  • Oversee the management, refinement, and improvement of our applicant tracking system.
  • Introduce and develop new web- and mobile based platforms and tools to accommodate growing hiring needs and audience.
  • Manage relationships with vendors to include contract staffing firms, search firms, compliance-related services, and recruitment marketing firms.
  • Ensure staffing strategies support company diversity goals and placement objectives.
  • Develop processes and systems to easily report recruiting activities for required compliance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 10+ years of work experience in progressive staffing management
  • Clear understanding of the end-to-end recruitment lifecycle processes
  • Strong working knowledge of recruiting-related employment laws and best practices
  • Relevant industry experiences a plus
  • Working knowledge and use of all Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and prior use of Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and proven ability to effectively collaborate with all levels of employees
  • Prior experience with Affirmative Action/OFCCP reporting and compliance
  • Excellent and creative sourcing skills, particularly for high volume positions and specialty skill/niche positions; social media savvy


Hawkins is an award-winning employer and organization!   Learn more about us at www.hawkinsinc.com. (NASDAQ: HWKN)

Ref 2024-148

All applications must be received online.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.  Hawkins is a Drug-Free Employer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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