Contract Talent Acquisition Specialist (hybrid)
Talent Acquisition Partner

Talent Acquisition Partner

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job

Gypsum Management & Supply

GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products, and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 300 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit or any one of our subsidiary company websites.

Are you looking for a new opportunity?!

Come join the Tamarack team as a Talent Acquisition Partner! The majority of your recruiting efforts will be spent recruiting for our CDL Drivers/Boom Operators and our Delivery Helpers. You will be a key player in helping to recruit, interview, and onboard for our 15 locations.

What are we looking for?!

We need someone who is driven and proactive in their recruitment approach. We want you to think outside the box and beyond job search websites to find the best Drivers and Helpers on the market. You would be a step up if you have recruited CDL Drivers or worked in the building materials distribution or construction industry before!

What’s in it for you?!

We offer flexibility and a hybrid work environment. This position will report into the Bloomington, MN location several days per week, and the remaining days you will be able to work remotely. We’ll also reimburse you for your cell phone every month, provide you a company credit card, and you get to travel for recruiting events! You will be eligible for our competitive benefits package the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment. There’s also the opportunity to partner and work with our parent company’s talent team!

APPLY TODAY! We’re looking for the BEST candidate to find us the BEST candidates!


The Talent Acquisition Partner will be responsible for managing the full lifecycle recruiting process for Tamarack Materials, Inc. which covers six states including Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illinois. The Talent Acquisition Partner will focus on recruiting frontline talent, such as CDL drivers and delivery helpers. The Talent Acquisition Partner will evaluate current talent needs, identify areas of opportunity, develop competitive recruiting strategies and partnerships, and execute new recruitment tactics. Through an effective use of resources and a passionate disposition for recruiting, the Talent Acquisition Partner has the opportunity to establish best practices that can be implemented and utilized through the entire Company.  


Proactively Builds Talent Acquisition Resources

  • Develops innovative recruiting strategies to find and attract talent
  • Develops a diverse talent pool through creative sourcing techniques including referral generation, networking, and direct sourcing
  • Conducts research to identify and execute the most effective marketing efforts
  • Enhances online social media presence, both locally and regionally
  • Establishes strong relationships with local academic institutions, professional programs, military organizations, etc.
  • Attends, actively participates, and engages with prospective candidates at job fairs and local networking events
  • Improves and promotes the employee referral program and other incentive programs, where applicable

Selects and Hires Top Talent

  • Reviews applications that come through the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and actively sources for candidates
  • Determines applicant qualifications by effectively screening candidates and assessing credentials against the appropriate criteria
  • Develops and utilizes robust selection techniques to determine the best fit for the role and the company
  • Partners with Hiring Managers to ensure job requirements and expectations are clearly understood and communicated to candidates
  • Effectively utilizes market data and industry knowledge to coach Hiring Managers on making competitive offers

Develops & Maintains Strong Relationships

  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality
  • Serves as a trusted business partner and consultant to Hiring Managers leveraging knowledge/expertise to provide input on the market, candidates, etc.
  • Acquires an in-depth understanding of the business by traveling to yards and job sites, while making in-person connections with current employees and managers
  • Develops strong relationships with Local HR and the broader GMS HR team
  • Builds and maintains effective networks with reliable sources


  • Strong sourcing and relationship building skills
  • Ability to pivot and quickly adapt to changing business needs and priorities
  • Ability to use and manage an ATS and/or other technologies
  • Strong communication, follow up, and presentation skills
  • Ability to operate independently with and without direction
  • Ability to proactively problem solve and anticipate next steps


Education/Licensing/Experience Requirements:

  • HS diploma required
  • Two (2) or four (4)-year degree preferred
  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience in full-life cycle recruiting preferred
  • Experience recruiting for distribution, manufacturing or other industry related roles preferred
  • Experience working with management at various levels
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred


  • Must be willing to travel 25-50%
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 25-50%
  • Must be able to operate basic office equipment
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and move recruiting materials weighing up to 25 lbs.
  • Occasionally working in an office environment


  • Must be able to problem solve and prioritize tasks
  • Must be able to manage stress depending on tasks
  • Must be able to multitask
  • Must be able to receive and analyze information
  • Must be able to quickly communicate solutions as problems occur
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of sound judgement and initiative


  • Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Paid holidays and vacation days

This job description is subject to change at any time.

Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.


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