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Specialist II, Talent Acquisition - Manufacturing Job

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Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Maple Grove



Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About the role:

The Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible for full life cycle recruitment and sourcing support for the Global Operations Talent Acquisition Team with direct responsibility for MN based Manufacturing. Successful candidate will be responsible for developing and executing on innovative methods to source, evaluate, and pipeline external passive, diverse candidates for potential employment at Boston Scientific.  This position is critical to provide talent that will drive the future growth and advancement of the Manufacturing organizations.


  • Works closely with Hiring Managers and HR Business Partners to understand the recruiting needs of the business.  Develops, initiates, and executes sourcing and recruiting strategies and other Talent Acquisition related processes to fill requisitions which support their own clients groups. Manages multiple clients and competing demands to attract qualified candidates and fill open positions while positioning the organization as an “Employer of Choice”.
  • Develop and execute on innovative methods to source and evaluate external passive, diverse candidates for potential employment at Boston Scientific.
  • Responsible for sourcing active candidates from on-line databases as well as passive candidates through networking, cold calling, internet searches, and research. Partner with other Talent Acquisition team members to align qualified candidates with appropriate positions and work with them through BSC’s hiring process.
  • Foster and cultivate relationships with key potential candidates and large-scale talent pools to deliver upon immediate short-term hiring needs. In addition, the Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible for conducting searches within BSC’s applicant tracking system to identify pipelines of talent.

 Your responsibilities include:

  • Coach Hiring Managers and coordinate selection process to ensure optimal selection of candidates for available positions.
  • Develop and implement organizational recruiting strategies to attract the best qualified candidates.
  • Conduct interviews by evaluating employment factors such as job experience, education, training, skills, knowledge and abilities and other data relevant to the selection process.
  • Prepare, extend and negotiate competitive job offers in support of requisitions for own client groups.
  • Utilize recruiting processes to leverage resume tracking software. Engage resources to maximize the strategic role of the Talent Acquisition function and eliminate non-value added work. Focus on continuous improvement and makes suggestions to improve the talent acquisition process, policies and strategy. Contribute to the development of new concepts, techniques and standards.
  • Keep HR Business Partners and Hiring Managers updated as appropriate while effectively interacting with all levels of employees, answering questions and providing information.
  • Develop, influence, execute and track sourcing strategies for passive and active candidates using all available tools (Success Factors, social networking, competitive intelligence, attending industry conferences, referrals and external relationship building)
  • Represent Talent Acquisition on specified initiatives


What we’re looking for:

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree and/or related experience required
  • 3 + years’ experience in Talent Acquisition with client-facing recruitment experience required.  Recruiting experience supporting various functions required.  Engineering/Manufacturing related experience preferred.
  • Must be skilled in presenting meaningful hiring strategies to senior business leaders
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a customer-service focus and tenacious appetite for uncovering talent
  • Ability to deliver results with little supervision, and to effectively manage requisitions
  • Must be skilled in Social Media, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint as well as Applicant Tracking Systems and other HRIS systems
  • Participates in the development of others by facilitating training and providing feedback and guidance
  • Travel up to 10-15% as needed to industry conferences, association meetings and BSC locations


  • Demonstrated experience in understanding, sourcing, and attracting an array of technical hiring


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 439814


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