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Get Paid $1,346.15 per Week to Process Applications from Home!

Talent Acquisition Specialist

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare? This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship. Position Summary As a Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will be responsible for partnering with business and human resource leaders to deliver strategic recruiting solutions designed to attract top-quality talent. You will develop and foster meaningful relationships to ensure a clear understanding of the strategic direction of our business and develop plans to effectively source talent to meet our current and future business needs. You will be responsible for maintaining expertise in and upholding the integrity of Nestlé Purina’s candidate assessment process to include resume screening, advanced competency-based phone interviewing, presenting candidates to the hiring team, behavior-based interviewing, and facilitating offer selection. You will be responsible for delivering an excellent candidate experience, strategically identifying candidate needs, advising on appropriate offer presentation, and closing offers to attain top quality talent. You will act as a resource and subject matter expert for your fellow Talent Acquisition colleagues and your business partners.

  • Develop recruitment strategies for assigned positions including but not limited to developing and activating candidate pipelines, leveraging cutting-edge technology, and social media/search engine channels

  • Lead and maintain responsibility for the integrity of the talent assessment process including resume screening, advanced competency-based phone interviews, consensus meetings, and hiring results

  • Serve as a key influencer, building strategic partnerships and leveraging data and research to achieve quality of hire, time to fill, cost per hire, customer and candidate satisfaction

  • Maintain strong partnerships and influence with business leaders, hiring managers, compensation, talent management leadership and HR

  • Build and maintain an ongoing candidate pipeline using research, networking, database information, including a communication strategy to engage candidates

  • Create and execute proactive recruitment strategies to navigate through challenging and high demand roles within competitive markets and industries


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of experience in recruiting (recruiter or sourcer responsibilities) in an agency or corporate environment

  • OR

  • High School Diploma and 5+ years of experience in recruiting (recruiter or sourcer responsibilities) in an agency or corporate environment

  • 1+ years of experience in scientific/life science or technical recruiting

  • 1+ years of experience utilizing technology and social channels (such as SuccessFactors, LinkedIn, Talent Neuron, and Xray Searches) to source candidates

  • 1+ years of experience with a recruitment CRM

This position has a minimum salary of $70,000. Please note that the salary provided is a good faith estimate for the position. The final salary offer will be determined after relevant factors, which include a candidate’s qualifications and experience, where appropriate. Nestlé offers a performance-based bonus and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Learn more at About Us | Nestlé Careers ( Requisition ID 203454 It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace. To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home. The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467. This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

St. Louis, MO, US, 63102

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