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Talent Sourcer (Contract Role)

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Date: Jun 17, 2021

Location: Home Office, MI, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.


We are currently looking for a  ​Talent Sourcer (Contract Role)​ to join our team. This position is Home Office  based in  Ann Arbor, MI area.


We are looking for a Talent Sourcer to join our HR team and manage the first stage of your recruiting process. This role is responsible to proactively and continually source, develop and maintain a viable pipeline and network of qualified talent. Other responsibilities include using various channels to look for potential candidates, contacting active and passive candidates and building talent pipelines for current and future hiring needs. This is a temporary, contract role for the remainder of 2021 at a minimum. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Interact with potential candidates on social media and professional networks (e.g. LinkedIn, Indeed etc)
  • Craft and send recruiting emails
  • Participate in recruitment discussions with hiring managers to determine position requirements
  • Identify qualified candidate profiles using various sourcing techniques (e.g. Boolean search)
  • Develop talent pipelines for future hiring needs
  • Promote our employer brand online and offline



  • Proven work experience as a Talent Sourcer or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with sourcing techniques (e.g. recruiting on social platforms and crafting Boolean search strings)
  • Familiarity with HR databases, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs) and Candidate Management Systems (CMSs)
  • AIRS Recruiting certification /LinkedIn recruiter certification preferred.
  • Proficient technical, written, and verbal communication skills are required
  • Ability to positively present our company and open roles to potential candidates
  • Effective time-management abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or relevant field


The ideal candidate must have high-speed internet access and be able to work offsite efficiently and effectively 40 hours per week during the day as well as evenings as required to talk with prospective applicants who are not available during the day time hours. 


WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!


We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com.
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The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).


WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected classes.