Talent Strategist - Engineering

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The mission for the Engineering Talent Strategist is to seek out top talent and build a healthy pipeline of exceptional candidates to join the Georgia-Pacific team.  Team members are responsible for leveraging multi-channel sourcing techniques to identify top talent and convert them to interested applicants.  They are also responsible for collaborating with Recruiters and business HR to fully understand staffing needs, conducting deep internet research, generating leads, competitive intelligence gathering, social media and talent marketing to build diverse and qualified candidate pipelines.


This role will be based out of the corporate office located in Atlanta, Georgia.



A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Utilize ATS (Taleo), internet, trade shows, college recruiting, networking, and cold-calling to find candidates and develop talent pipeline
  • Use creativity to identify the best ways to find top talent pools (top competitors, community outreach events, social media online sourcing, etc.)
  • Create interest and drive talent to apply to Georgia-Pacific; utilize a CRM to input candidate information and interactions
  • Identify passive candidates and build relationships for potential future hiring needs
  • Leverage market sources to have a point of view on compensation and candidate supply to provide to Recruiters and the business.
  • Schedule interviews and phone screens with candidates; screen candidates for assigned businesses, as well as other Georgia-Pacific and Koch roles.
  • Assist in the coordination of other recruiting activities as needed.
  • Have clear written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to articulate with a high level of business acumen; influence and respond across complex arguments and engage with senior level executives in a polished and professional manner.


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Engineering sourcing/recruiting experience within a corporate/agency staffing environment
  • Experience with Boolean searches, LinkedIn Recruiter, social media, resume database mining and other innovative sourcing techniques
  • Ability to understand and apply selection compliance standards; with knowledge of the difference between marketing, pipeline building, and active requisition recruitment to properly document requirements for each.
  • Experience reviewing resumes and contacting qualified candidates for screening
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking systems
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as Word (to write business correspondence), Excel (for use of spreadsheets, reporting, simple formulas) and Outlook (for internal and external correspondence)

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Experience using Oracle Taleo Applicant Tracking System
  • Experience with OFCCP Compliance standards and consultation with internal program owners and/or clients.

  • Five or more years of candidate sourcing experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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