Impossible Foods Director of Talent Acquisition Job in Redwood City, CA | Glassdoor

Director of Talent Acquisition

Impossible Foods 4.222 Reviews  – Redwood City, CA

Job Description

Responsibilities

Employment Brand Building (25%)
  • Build the IF Employment Brand in the talent marketplace.
  • Proactively communicate to potential candidates, always staying on brand, including but not limited to job ads, e-mail communication, and recruitment materials
  • Develop sourcing strategies through a variety of channels including the use of social media platforms, employee referral program, networking and unique opportunities/events
Talent Acquisition Strategy (35%)
  • Partner with senior leadership to design, plan and implement creative, best-in-class recruiting initiatives and solutions
  • Build credible, trusted relationships with senior leadership and hiring managers to understand their hiring and business needs, challenges and business objectives
  • Develop sourcing strategies through a variety of channels including the use of social media platforms, employee referral program, networking and unique opportunities/events, building a pipeline of diversified talent
  • Stay abreast of the industry knowing where to find the best talent for our diverse and varied needs
  • Research, network and maintain relationships with candidate communities, developing a deep source of talent for freelancer and/or long term staff opportunities, especially for diverse talent
Recruiting (40%)
  • Source and assess candidates utilizing innovative and cost effective recruiting techniques
  • Coordinate and drive all recruiting efforts from sourcing candidates to making an offer
  • Manage recruitment administration including all reporting of recruitment activity related metrics
  • Recommend candidates and starting salaries based on competencies, skills sets and role
  • Identify and constantly redefine recruiting process for areas of improvement to drive operational efficiency
  • Utilize and become an expert user and administrator of our ATS
  • Manage recruitment campaigns and initiatives for project based hiring
  • Responsible for all recruiting tools, platforms and reporting
Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree
  • 10+ years of experience in full life-cycle talent acquisition/recruiting preferably in a related industry
  • 3+ years in a talent acquisition management/leadership role preferably in a biotech and/or fast growing workplace sourcing talent
  • Varied experience in developing strategies for talent acquisition initiatives and employee branding programs
  • Proficiency using ATS systems, MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Solid understanding of the full breadth of the biotech & food manufacturing talent landscape - from R&D to product development, supply chain and manufacturing.
  • Exceptional project management skills and the ability to effectively lead, motivate, inspire and delegate.
  • Have a passion for our employees and for what we do.
Skills Needed
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Ability to Foster Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Management Proficiency
  • Commitment to Process Improvement
  • Relationship Building
  • Organizational Astuteness
  • People Skills
  • Ability to be fluid and adaptable to our changing priorities and needs

Impossible Foods Reviews

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    1. "Senior research associate"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at Impossible Foods full-time

      Pros

      Awesome company culture, fast paced , employee orientated

      Cons

      Management team needs to be more focussed


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      "Pilot Plant Technician"

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      Current Employee - Technician in Redwood City, CA
      Current Employee - Technician in Redwood City, CA
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      Neutral Outlook

      I have been working at Impossible Foods full-time (Less than a year)

      Pros

      Great work environment with friendly people. Benefits and pay are competitive.

      Cons

      It's a start-up company so changing directions in goals and shifts can be a regular occurrence.


    3. Helpful (1)

      "Awesome place to work, great management, wonderful team"

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      Former Employee - Intern - Hourly
      Former Employee - Intern - Hourly
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      Positive Outlook

      I worked at Impossible Foods full-time

      Pros

      I had an incredible time working at Impossible Foods for the summer. They care deeply about their employees and it shows. Great food at all times and management shows interest into your personal skills. They try to keep you around if you are good.

      Cons

      Small group can sometimes lead to personal disagreements.

      Advice to Management

      None!

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