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Talent Acquistion Specialist in Chicago, Illinois at Esko

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Job ID: ESK003148

About Us

Esko is the worldwide market leader with software for packaging buyers, designers and manufacturers and hardware products for the packaging, label, sign and display industries. With Headquarters in Gent - Belgium, Esko employs around 1,500 people worldwide. Its global sales and support organization covers Europe, the Americas, Asia/Pacific and Japan.In our factory we produce high-quality cutting tables, which offer an all-round cuttion solution for any application: from sign making, display production, sample making and short to medion rum corrugated production.

You will be working out of the Blue office in Rosemont, IL (Chicagoland). BLUE Software’s leading enterprise Label and Artwork Management applications enable its CPG, Retail, Life Sciences and Medical Device clients to satisfy the rigorous demands of creative, brand and regulatory compliance. BLUE Software was recently acquired by Esko, who is a part of Danaher’s Product Identification Platform. 


A key member of the global Talent Acquisition and North America HR team, the Talent Acquisition Specialist reports to the Global Director of Talent Acquisition and is responsible for developing and fulfilling recruiting strategies for the group companies in North America. This is a position with great impact in the business, which also requires operating in a strategic, consultative and hands-on capacity while driving continuous results.
Primarily this role is responsible for managing end-to-end recruitment processes, from discussing the profile with Hiring Managers, to building a sourcing strategy, managing the relationship with candidates through the recruitment, interview and offer stages, while developing and managing strong relationships with key stakeholders. 
Your tasks include:
  • Work with internal teams and hiring managers to assist with recruitment efforts.
  • Develop recruitment strategy. This may include job posting optimization, recruiting marketing channel development, job board procurement, digital and non-digital employment marketing, comprehensive recruitment campaign planning, talent planning, etc.
  • Identify and source appropriate talent for current open roles within the organization by developing college recruiting programs & participating in employment events, such as career fairs.
  • Use social media, job boards, Internet sourcing, and other means to source candidates for open jobs.
  • Manage the phone interview schedule process.

Job Requirements


You will have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or similar areas; Master’s Degree preferred. 
  • 5 - 7 years of talent acquisition/recruitment experience in a large corporate organization and/or agency experience with 2+ years of recruiting in an engineering domain. 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment recruiting for professional level and specialists.
  • Creative sourcing and networking experience.
  • Ability to establish priorities, manage deadlines, exercise a high degree of professionalism in interactions with all levels of internal clients.
  • Detail oriented, with strong project management skills, and able to coordinate many record keeping activities.
  • Experience managing applicant tracking system (Taleo) to track applicants through the selection cycle.
  • Must be able to work in a demanding environment, handling a high requisition load and keeping overall company time to fill low.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.