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Corporate IT Recruiter (Contract)

Corporate IT Recruiter (Contract)

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Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.  We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence.  Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.


We are looking for a Senior IT Recruiter on a contract basis who will be responsible for creating and maintaining strong business partnerships with internal clients and will lead the full life cycle recruitment process for the IT organization, as well as other professional positions as needed. This individual will be responsible for developing broad and market-specific sourcing channels and utilizing our recruitment technologies to ensure an effective and efficient process, while partnering with HR and business leaders.


Here's a look into what you will be doing in the role:


  • Build strong relationships with Human Resources and business leaders to understand hiring needs and establish trust and credibility, while delivering results and assessing future staffing needs and working as an intermediary for issues that arise from the business
  • Effectively utilize recruitment technologies and sourcing channels to recruit, screen, and schedule candidate interviews to consistently meet or exceed service level agreements by providing top talent to business partners
  • Partner to implement best practices that drive a positive candidate experience and promote a consistent and effective brand
  • Support a positive team environment through collaborative and creative thinking
  • Drive special projects and ad hoc projects as needed
  • Responsible for research and analysis of recruiting market trends, understanding implications and recommending solutions
  • Demonstrate strength in partnering with internal stakeholders and hiring managers in order to effectively drive development activities

The person in this role should possess the following skills/knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in Recruiting and Talent Acquisition; specifically technical IT recruitment
  • High volume recruiting experience across multiple locations
  • Proven experience in broad, diversified recruiting and staffing, interviewing, selection and sourcing experience
  • Experience with implementing creative recruiting solutions for business challenges
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly establish credibility and respect with a broad range of business partners
  • Ability to recognize areas for process improvement and drive change
  • Experience with recruitment databases and applicant tracking systems, as well as talent acquisition analytics
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office tools specifically Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • HR and/or Recruitment related certification such as PHR, SPHR, CIR, etc.

EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.