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Contract Recruiter


Ideal candidate would be in close proximity to one of our facilities (Princeton, NJ, Lakeland, FL, St. Louis, MO or New Ulm, MN)


The contract recruiter is accountable for sourcing high potential, high performance candidate slates for non-exempt and exempt level positions. We’re looking for someone with the ability to source and attract passive candidates, develop and execute a recruitment strategy, manage sourcing, selection process, interview process, offers and negotiation.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with hiring managers, HR, and other team members to create a partnership that yields success, results and credibility
  • Provide full lifecycle recruitment support including: direct sourcing, screening of candidates for various functions including (operations, manufacturing, quality etc.)
  • Drive diversity in candidate slates and compliance in our hiring practices while acting as a strategic advisor to the business
  • Develop proactive talent pipelines based on the future needs of the organization utilizing various channels
  • Facilitate offer process consisting of providing offer recommendations, extending verbal offer and negotiation
  • Stay informed of trends and innovative recruiting techniques in order to be competitive in the industry to meet hiring goals/objectives.



  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • 3 plus years of recruiting experience within a search firm and/or corporate recruiting environment
  • Full cycle recruitment experience consisting of recent sourcing, screening and selection experience is required
  • Previous high volume recruitment experience



We value:

  • Excellent verbal & written communications, client focused, and negotiation skills
  • Proven track record sourcing and hiring passive and active candidates
  • Strong follow up and organizational skills as well as the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to interact and foster relations and handle changing priorities in a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently without constant direct supervision
  • Brings a fresh perspective and ideas to the team and client groups


We offer:


  • The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry
  • A fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the beauty and fragrance industries
  • Learn how to understand consumers and how to meet their needs effectively


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey