Recruiter - Manufacturing Operations
Altra Industrial Motion Corp.

Job Info

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global designer and manufacturer of quality power transmission and motion control products utilized on a wide variety of industrial drivetrain applications.

Founded in 1857, TB Wood's has grown to become a global leader in the design and manufacturer of industrial couplings and belted drive solutions. TB Wood's foundry operations are capable of producing gray and ductile iron parts up to 10,000 lbs. per cast part. Reliable TB Wood's products are utilized in many key markets including food & beverage, energy, wastewater, concrete, metals, pulp & paper and material handling on applications such as conveyor systems, rolling mills, pumps, compressors, palletizers, de-barkers, printing equipment, fans & blowers, machine tools, and mixers. Learn more information at


The Recruiter role will partner with local HR and hiring managers to provide direct and indirect hourly labor recruiting support for manufacturing operations at the designated location(s). The incumbent will be responsible for creating and implementing job-specific recruitment strategies to source and attract a diverse pool of qualified candidates, owning and executing full cycle recruiting processes, creating a high-touch candidate experience for all candidates, and driving improvements within the current recruitment process.

The role focus primarily on hourly, non-exempt production positions. The position will report into the local HR Manager and have a matrix reporting relationship to Corporate Talent and the Division Talent Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and prioritize a heavy volume of hourly requisitions
  • Establish recruiting requirements by understanding business needs and objectives through regular meetings with site HRM, functional department managers and Division Talent Acquisition Manager.
  • Gather, analyze and present information related to the supply/demand of talent, the labor market and hiring trends, new sourcing avenues, and other relevant market data to help influence sourcing strategies
  • Lead intake meetings with individual hiring managers to thoroughly understand the roles and desired skills sets.
  • Provide a high-touch inclusive candidate experience and maintain responsive communication to ensure every candidate has a great experience regardless of the outcome, ultimately making Altra a preferred employer for candidates throughout the recruiting process.
  • Partner with local HR Manager and Division Talent Acquisition Manager to create a sourcing plan that will attract a diverse pool of qualified candidates for each open position, using various methods to include but not limited to: passive recruiting, social media, marketing and advertising campaigns, community networks, staffing agencies, career fairs, virtual recruiting events, etc.
  • Follow established interview and selection processes to ensure legal compliance and ensure alignment with local and Corporate policies and standard work
  • Manage the interview process to include conducting phone interviews, scheduling onsite interviews, presenting candidate offers, and managing pre-employment requirements.
  • Assess applicant qualifications by screening and interviewing applicants, analyzing responses, verifying references, and comparing qualifications to job requirements
  • Regularly follow-up with hiring managers to assess the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation, track progress, and make adjustments to search strategies as needed. Track and report on key metrics for the recruiting and hiring process, including data on applicant funnel, time-to-fill, and other KPIs as directed.
  • Comply with Corporate Talent Acquisition processes, policies, and tools, including maintaining and regularly updating the Recruiter Outreach Contact and Activity log
Critical Competencies
  • Demonstrated knowledge/experience using job boards, social media, direct sourcing, state and local community networks, referral programs, etc.
  • Proven success with sourcing for passive talent, including niche candidate and multi-touch outreach.
  • Skilled at judging talent; capable of identifying and articulating strengths and limitations of candidates.
  • Proficient with behavioral based interviewing techniques, personality and technical assessments, and other innovative selection methods.
  • Strong interviewing skills with attention to detail screening candidates for technical and soft skills
  • Sense of urgency and ability to work in fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Ability to coach and influence hiring managers in making effective hiring decisions
  • Demonstrates initiative and ability to work independently while understanding when to escalate issues
  • Familiarity with relevant employment law, including Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, and OFCCP regulations.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related degree is strongly preferred. An equivalent combination of education and talent acquisition experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of 3 years recruiting experience (employer or agency) is required. Prior experience recruiting in manufacturing industry, including for production non-exempt positions is strongly desired
  • Experience using applicant tracking systems (ATS) is required. (CareerBuilder's Talent Stream is beneficial).
  • Experience sourcing candidates using a variety of recruiting tools (LinkedIn Recruiter, Indeed, Career Builder, etc.) is required
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills to display approachability and trust and establish relationships
EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to

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