Sr Talent Acquisition Leader

Human Resources
Relocation Available
Position Type
Full Time

Overview / Job Summary

Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.


We are looking to add a Senior Talent Acquisition Professional to the Human Resources team. The primary purpose of this position is to work with HR and their business and/or functional leaders to source, recruit, select, and onboard top talent into Aleris. The professional in this role will support hiring needs focusing primarily on Exempt recruitment initiatives. Overall scope includes sourcing, interviewing and assessment techniques, process standardization, new hire domestic relocation, onboarding, talent acquisition metrics, and adherence to regulatory and statutory compliance standards for recruiting, selecting and reporting talent acquisition activity.


Position will report to our Director of Talent Acquisition, and is located our corporate headquarters in Beachwood Ohio.  

Responsibilities Include

  • Building a sustainable and scalable sourcing plan to address current demand and future growth.
  • Partnering with HR and management to develop workforce planning tools for anticipatory staffing efforts.
  • Collaborating with HR to support talent upgrade initiatives via strategic and tactical recruitment techniques.
  • Consistently delivering high quality talent to increase quality of hire and top talent within the company.
  • Driving operational excellence within talent acquisition to ensure a positive customer and candidate experience.
  • Frequently capturing, analyzing, preparing and presenting hiring data and statistics to HR and management.
  • Managing new hire domestic relocation activity and provide input on current policies and procedures.
  • Leading recruitment strategy meetings with hiring managers and other key stakeholders to assess talent needs.
  • Screening and referring qualified applicants to hiring manager for interviewing.











Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, or Industrial/Organizational Psychology or equivelant experience.
  • 5 – 7 years of experience in recruitment for medium to large companies; preferably in the manufacturing industry, either as an external or internal resource  (a mixture of both agency and corporate experience highly preferred but not required).


Experience and demonstrated competency in:

o   Sourcing candidates from multiple industries and backgrounds using multiple media.

o   Assessing talent and their potential to contribute and grow within a company.

o   Experience launching and sustaining talent acquisition projects and/or programs.

o   Strong business acumen.

o   Great analytical and critical thinking skills.

o   Highly focused on job priorities and customer needs.

o   Excellent communications and project management skills. 

o   Knowledge in the Microsoft Office suite (e.g. MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, etc.).


Personal Characteristics:

o   Lives the Aleris Core Values and demonstrates the Aleris Leadership Competencies.

o   Demonstrates a passion for success and strives to exceed expectations; ambitious.

o   A team player; not hierarchical.

o   Strong attention to detail and process orientation.

o   Excellent planning, organizational and problem solving skills.

o   Builds networks and relationships to get things done.

o   Hands-on and pragmatic.

o   High pace, high energy, and proactive.

o   Entrepreneurship; takes initiative.


Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace.  Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who met the qualifications and most closely aligned with requirements of the positions.


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