Tyson Foods Senior Recruiter in Chicago, Illinois


Req ID:


Position Number:

10160252 Specialist Recruiting

Job Description:


In this role, you will partner with leaders on recruitment needs across various levels in the organization. There will be a need to leverage your recruiting expertise and market knowledge to develop and execute passive and active sourcing strategies. It is expected that a strategic partnership is established with business leaders, hiring managers, and HR business partners.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Management and ownership of the recruiting process from candidate sourcing through identification, interviewing, selection, offer presentation, negotiation and close

  • Lead the development and execution of an effective sourcing strategy

  • Hands-on experience with web-based applicant tracking and candidate sourcing tools

  • Maintains current applicant tracking documentation through each phase of the recruitment process.

  • Assess candidates and generate a pipeline for a variety of concurrent searches using a diverse set of sourcing tools and techniques that attract top talent

  • Implement and document process improvements

  • Design business reports to capture key staffing metrics for internal clients

  • Solve complex issues independently

  • Act as a mentor to others on the team

  • Establishes close and trusting client relationships by: educating the client and providing advice on market trends, acting as a consultant throughout the hiring process and providing meaningful feedback to assist in the final selection process

  • Interacts and consults independently with senior management

  • Lead client initiatives pertaining to recruiting


  • Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred

  • Experience: 3+ years experience, preferably in the field of Human Resources; 1+ year experience with sourcing and full-life cycle recruiting required

  • Computer Skills: Strong computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Applicant Tracking Systems, SAP, data mining techniques, and strong scouring capabilities preferred.

  • Communication skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.

  • Travel: 10%-25% of travel required

Facility Name (Location):


Pay Type:



Senior Recruiter







Job Function:

Human Resources

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Position-Specific Requirements:

This role can also be based in another location.


Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.