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Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job ID 10056 Princeton, New Jersey, United States;

Solvay is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. We innovate and partner with customers in diverse global end markets. The HR function is seen as a strategic partner that provides enhanced value to the businesses. HR creates value by shaping an engaging environment and promoting a culture of people development, empowerment and performance to transform the Group for sustainable success.

Solvay is currently seeking a highly motivated Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our team in our Princeton, NJ office. The selected individual will be an integral member of our Global TA Team. Given the importance of this position, we are starting the recruiting process in the 4th quarter of 2019, but this is an anticipated hire in the 1st quarter of 2020.

Job Overview and Responsibilities:
This position will support our North America Talent Acquisition team with recruiting activities for all of Solvay’s US businesses and report to the North America Talent Acquisition Manager. The selected individual will take responsibility for developing, executing and implementing the talent sourcing and acquisition strategies. Will work in concert with the HR Business Partners and Hiring Managers to develop and enhance an effective recruiting program that will attract highly qualified individuals. Must understand current market trends and assist with the branding of the company.

The selected individual will also develop a solid understanding of Solvay's businesses and good knowledge of all professional and technical functions in order to effectively recruit quality candidates.

He/She will drive all phases of recruitment in line with the defined staffing process with special attention to:

  • Creating the recruiting strategy in partnership with business HR & Hiring Managers
  • Writing and publishing the internal/external Job Posting(s)
  • Sourcing and interviewing of candidates
  • Tracking candidates and positions in the Applicant Tracking System

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience 
  • Minimum of 10+ years of technical and strategic recruiting within a fast paced environment
  • Proven success in recruiting for at least several of the following domains: manufacturing, engineering, research & development, supply chain, purchasing, IT and sales & marketing.
  • Experience using an Applicant Tracking System is required
  • Experience within both a recruiting agency environment as well as a corporate recruiting setting is preferred
  • Ability to travel within the US each business quarter, most times overnight, is a must.

  • Expertise with Internet and job board sourcing is required as well LinkedIn for sourcing strategies
  • Strong customer service orientation skills
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to prioritize and re-manage high requisition flow across multiple industrial setting disciplines and prioritize on a daily basis
  • Consultative approach to recruiting operations


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