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Executive Recruiter - (B5)

Location: Redstone Arsenal, AL
Company: Applied Materials
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Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. Our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future.
Position Overview
We are searching for an experienced executive recruiter as part of the transformation of the Talent Acquisition (TA) function. As the first dedicated executive recruiter in the TA team, this person will co-create the executive recruiting strategy and purpose with the VP, Global Talent Acquisition and key stakeholders.
This person will also partner closely with executive business leaders, HR partners, and TA team members to proactively identify, contact, and assess executive talent (generally Managing Director and up) within the market while creating a differentiated executive talent acquisition experience within Applied Materials. This person will develop relationships with multiple hiring executives and be the subject-matter expert for specialized executive talent acquisition needs, including special projects. The candidate will manage the recruitment strategy from the initial research and planning phase, to candidate identification, assessment, development and presentation.
Reports To
- This position reports to the VP, Global Talent Acquisition.
- This role is not required to be in a specific location; however, the successful candidate will be able to work across many time zones, with a focus on U.S. Pacific time.
Key Responsibilities
- As the first dedicated executive recruiter in the Talent Acquisition team, the successful candidate will be a talent acquisition consultant, innovator, and champion for change. Key responsibilities include:
- Set expectations and design the standards and future course for the unique value of an executive recruiter as a key partner and business enabler in the Talent Acquisition practice
- Partner to design a differentiated and positive executive recruiting experience for key stakeholders
- Design and execute on diverse executive sourcing strategies
- Foster key executive relationships across the business to anticipate executive hiring needs for the next 1+ years, including pipelines to fill succession gaps
- Provide consultation to partners to assist with hiring decisions and analysis of details of complex offers
- Partner with Total Rewards, Immigration/Relocation teams, and others to create competitive packages for key external talent
- Develop and maintain a network of diverse industry contacts and benchmarks, including candidate pipelines and market-related compensation
- Develop a strong understanding of business issues within the industry to plan for searches and targeted candidates/companies
- Provide counsel to hiring executives during assessment and evaluation of candidates and act as primary negotiator and closer of selected candidates; conduct thorough reference and background checks on all finalist candidates
- Position and effectively articulate the unique employment brand
- Define, lead, measure, and document initiatives related to external talent
- Provide leadership and consultation on various ad hoc projects focused on executive human capital initiatives within the LOB
Skills, Knowledge, and Experience
- 5+ years consulting with and recruiting senior executive leaders, including C-suite, of large global companies.
- Strong verbal and written executive communication skills.
- Ideally, experience in Technology industry (especially semi-conductor).
- Proven ability to negotiate and consult on complex compensation packages.
- Demonstrated knowledge of best-practice executive talent acquisition practices, including (but not limited to) developing recruiting strategies, employing innovative sourcing methods, partnering on executive compensation strategies, and working with a diversity mindset.
- Knowledge and effective risk management of OFCCP guidelines and EEOC regulations (state and federal employment laws).
- Proven success sourcing executive level candidates through referrals, warm leads, and cold calls.
- Demonstrated experience selecting, negotiating, and working with external search firms and vendors.
- Documented success in developing and executing diversity recruiting strategies to identify diverse executive level talent.
- Proficient with talent acquisition technologies: contact management, applicant tracking, diversity sourcing, etc.
Attributes and Interpersonal Skills
- Action-oriented and results-oriented; takes initiative
- Sense of urgency and accountability
- Global, enterprise, and diverse mindset
- Self-disciplined, responsible, and conscientious (organized, dependable, and thorough)
- Curious and innovative; seeks new ways of working; thinks about the market, competition, and industry
- Relationship-oriented; partners and collaborates with stakeholders up, down, and across the organization for the good of the enterprise, not just for a single person or team
- Tactful and discerning; perceives others motivations and interests to effectively navigate many personalities and prioritize/balance their competing needs
- Negotiates and influences the opinions of others at the senior executive level; exercises sensitivity to the audience
- BA in business, Human Resources, or related/relevant field
Additional Locations
- Role is open to any location
Company Facts:
- Ticker: Nasdaq: AMAT
- Market Cap: $43.5 billion
- Fiscal 2018 Revenue: $17.3 billion
- Fiscal 2018 R&D: $2 billion
- Founded: November 10, 1967
- Headquarters: Santa Clara, California
- Global Presence: 93 locations in 17 countries
- Manufacturing: China, Germany, Israel, Italy, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, United States
- Employees: ~24,000 worldwide
- Patents: >14,300 issued
Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Bachelor's Degree
Years of Experience:
7 - 10 Years
Work Experience:
Additional Information
Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Eligible:
Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
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