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Talent Development Specialist

Date: May 4, 2021

Location: Hiram, OH, US, 44234-1806

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

The Talent Development Specialist will work across the company network to create leadership and talent development program for full-cycle hiring specific to early talent.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and facilitate curriculum and co-lead the Great Lakes Cheese Intern Association program.
  • Create e-learning programs as well as in-person events for emerging talent as well as succession events.
  • Event creation, coordination and implementation based on strategic alignment for talent or organization development.
  • Assess, review and select candidate resumes for hourly and salary requisitions while processing candidate movement in the applicant tracking system as needed.
  • Coordinate and assess phone-screening applicants for full-cycle entry-level positions as needed.
  • Collaborate with GLC leaders on GLC ambassador/recruiting events as needed.
  • Facilitate and deploy University Relations recruiting initiatives to help build a talent pipeline for Great Lakes Cheese.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with universities, colleges, vocational schools, non-profits, and other organizations.
  • Responsible for fostering and maintaining an excellent candidate experience throughout the hiring process of a candidate.
  • Create and post job ads and recruitment marketing campaigns across the company network for emerging talent.
  • Identifies candidates including a diverse slate to interview / assess.
  • Develop marketing and community outreach opportunities for Great Lakes Cheese to develop and acquire talent.
  • Assist Talent Management Team with talent and learning projects.
  • All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
  • All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
  • Other duties as assigned by the manager.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Business, or Hospitality a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 1 year of Talent Acquisition/Management, Human Resources, and/or Event Planning experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be legally authorized to work for a company in the U.S. without sponsorship.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Master's Degree in Human Resources, Psychology, and or Business, a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Experience with university relations or college recruiting/coordination efforts. 
  • Experience supporting talent management efforts in a corporate or manufacturing environment. 
  • Experience planning and coordinating large scale hiring events. 
  • Experience working in a CRM or Applicant Tracking System (Success Factors preferred). 
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to work well cross-functionally. 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and manage time appropriately. 

Working Conditions

• Occasional exposure to industrial operations including: temperature extremes from approximately 35ºF to 100ºF; noise levels in excess of 85 dB; moisture and moving machinery.
• Work is performed in an office setting.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer