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IDEX Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist in Northbrook, Illinois

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

The Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist position has responsibility for sourcing, assessing, engaging with and delivering highly qualified candidates. Successful candidates will have a continuous improvement mindset and have possess the ability to build business acumen quickly. Quickly adjusting to market trends, this position will be responsible for using a variety of internal and external sourcing tools to creatively approach untapped talent. This individual will provide excellent candidate experience by acting as a company ambassador to internal and external candidates. The Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist will join a high-performing, results-oriented team that wins together.

Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Participate in detailed intake calls and assist with probing as needed to gain a deep understanding of requirements and expectations

  • Build comprehensive sourcing strategies with a robust focus on diversity and creatively source, network with and attract candidates

  • Effectively review resumes for appropriateness of skills, knowledge and experience in relation to position requirements

  • Create outreach that captures candidates and evolve messaging to increase response rates

  • Provide complete, accurate and inspiring information to candidates about the company and position; ensure quality candidate experience through exceptional communication and timely candidate follow up

  • Provide highly effective consultation, education and support to hiring managers and HR partners on topics including market data and compensation

  • Strong ability to influence and partner at every level of the organization

  • Action- and results-orientation. Works with a sense of urgency and drives for results to move the recruiting process forward

  • Build a pipeline of talented candidates that fit the profile of the company's core competencies

  • Seek continuous improvements to enhance the capabilities of the process and implement positive changes by constructively overcoming resistance to change

  • Participate in a variety of individual and team special projects

Qualifications and Skills

  • Able to create customized sourcing strategies for each search. Creativity and innovation in utilizing multiple sources, tools and technologies to capture talent

  • Experienced in Boolean search. Boolean certifications are strongly preferred

  • Service orientation and customer focus with the ability and desire to work with HR partners, hiring managers, and candidates

  • Executive presence, professional demeanor and strong business acumen

  • Demonstrated sense of urgency and drive for results

  • Listening skills, learning agility, adaptability and openness to change

  • Detail orientation, organizational skills and a commitment to following established processes and procedures

  • Ability to prioritize and maintain an appropriate workload. Able to balance multiple priorities and changing priorities

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit for a broad range of positions and geographies; experience sourcing for Operations, Sales, Engineering, Supply Chain, and Finance functions is highly preferred

  • Maintain subject matter expertise by staying abreast of best practices, legal developments, emerging trends, technological advancements, new tools and benchmark comparisons

  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately

  • 2 or more years of sourcing or recruiting experience required

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • The estimated compensation for this position is $72,000-82,000;

  • This position may be eligible for a bonus of 8%;

  • This position is also eligible for our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings, which include health benefits, 401(k) retirement savings program with company match, paid time off and more. For more information on our benefits and rewards, please visit our career page at


Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Job Family: Human Resources

Business Unit: Corporate

Job Segment: Corporate