Talent Acquisition Specialist (Hybrid)


Chicago, IL, US, 60631

Job ID:  53495
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Human Resources

Purpose of the role: Reporting to the Talent Acquisition Manager, the Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for oversight and delivery of full-cycle recruiting within Ardagh Group – Metal Beverage North America. The Talent Acquisition position drives full-cycle recruiting: from initial intake sessions with corporate and operations leaders through the employee onboarding experience.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner closely with Ardagh Metal- North America Corporate and Operations leaders to understand core capabilities/experiences for success in the roles within their scope.
  • Build creative and effective sourcing strategies to attract passive and active candidates based on the needs of the business and talent markets.
  • Implement strategy to identify and select a qualified, diverse candidate pool.
  • Consultant to leaders on local talent markets.
  • Remain current on industry conditions, talent acquisition trends & market intelligence.
  • Maintain continuous networking and pipelining activities while deploying creative search techniques to source qualified candidates.
  • Participate in recruiting events such as local/national career fairs, special events or functions.
  • Facilitate and drive full cycle recruiting process.
  • Foster strong candidate and client relationships.
  • Identify, attract and screen prospective candidates.
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition Manager to monitor and track application status and metrics.
  • Evaluate outstanding hiring issues and recommend alternatives to facilitate the hiring process.
  • Provide feedback and updates to candidates.
  • Schedule phone, video and onsite interviews for our 8 production facilities, Executive Office and Technical Center located throughout the US.  
  • Requisition management within SuccessFactors.
  • Partner’s with other HR Functions to assist with completion of projects, as needed.  



  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a high volume, full-cycle recruiting environment.   
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing organizations highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in fostering strong candidate and internal customer relationships.
  • Experience with SuccessFactor’s ATS (RCM), highly preferred.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced, metrics-driven environment
  • Flexible; team player; self-starter; self-motivated
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task
  • Shows initiative and ability to exercise independent judgment 

Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then, we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 16,000 people with yearly revenues of approximately $7 billion. Today, we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.

Did you know….

  • Ardagh produces many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?
  • Metal and glass packaging we produce are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • We produce more than 160 million containers per day across the country?
  • Ardagh Metal Beverage North America produces more than 15 billion cans and can ends annually?
  • Approximately 75% of aluminum ever produced is still in use today?
  • Aluminum cans, with 73%, have the highest recycled content among all beverage containers?

Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and has a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact while remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.

Ardagh Group North America has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, creed, religion (including religious dress and grooming), color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination against any employee or applicant based on any of these factors is prohibited.

For more information on Ardagh Group, visit www.ardaghgroup.com.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago