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Talent Acquisition Specialist - Engineering & Manu

Company: Air Protein
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: ABOUT AIR PROTEIN

Imagine a meat company unlike anything that has come before! Air Protein™ is on a mission to impact climate change by revolutionizing how we make meat. Founded in 2019, we make protein from elements of the air.

Air Protein is a modern food company, crafting the world's first air-based meats to feed us more sustainably, help renew the planet's resources and eliminate compromise between nutrition, taste and climate impact. Using novel technology inspired by NASA, we convert elements found in the air around us into protein using probiotic cultures, then turn those proteins into any meat imaginable. It's where cutting-edge science meets bold ambition to reinvent the way we eat.

Join our team of passionate scientists, engineers, and business leaders working to transform the future of food with solutions we never thought possible, creating meat that is nutritious, delicious and more sustainable. Air Protein uses less land, less water and is significantly faster to make than any other meat available.

In addition to the chance to work with cutting edge technology to help combat climate change and working toward addressing the impending food crisis, Air Protein employees also enjoy competitive benefits and total compensation plans and a collaborative company culture. If you join us on this relentless pursuit for more, changing the world will soon feel as natural as taking a breath.

Air Protein is funded by ADM, a world leader in fermentation technology, GV (formerly Google Ventures), and Barclays, one of the world's leading financial institutions.ABOUT THE JOB

Talent Acquisition Specialist – Engineering & ManufacturingThe Talent Acquisition (TA) Specialist - Engineering & Manufacturing is a key role at Air Protein. As our TA Specialist you enable the business to solve strategic staffing issues through the development of the right placements and candidate-pool. You utilize best practices for attracting, screening, interviewing, hiring, and placing top engineering and manufacturing talent for Air Protein's Food Science, R&D, Engineering and production teams. This role is 100% remote.As a TA Specialist at Air Protein, you are an experienced professional with broad experience recruiting for roles at all levels of an organization. Reporting to the Director of Talent Acquisition, you will support and execute recruitment activities, represent the business at career events/fairs, and maintain strong relationships with the community around the business. You coordinate all outreach efforts, securing talent from the community's candidate pools and integrating the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion practices of the organization.Key Accountabilities:
  • Lead full-cycle recruitment activities including sourcing, interviewing (phone and video), screening, and closing. This includes evaluating candidates for core values and culture fit as well as for skill level, experience, and knowledge.
  • Leading manager intake and recruitment update sessions.
  • Create and update job descriptions for each job position within the business, adjusting with the business's evolving needs.
  • Take initiative in creating and maintaining social media presence, identifying, and sharing opportunities, fostering candidate engagement and interaction.
  • Monitor and maintain the daily placement tracking maintaining proper records for applicant and employee data within the department's ATS system.
  • Participate and promote the WHO method and Topgrading interview processes that align with the organization's strategy and needs.
  • Pushes the boundaries on sourcing and hiring tactics through the innovation of new and creative ways of attracting talent to the business.
  • Works closely with the marketing department in building and growing brand awareness and specifically employer brand.ABOUT YOU
    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
    • 3 -5 years of experience recruiting in an agency or corporate environment.
    • 2 years of experience placing engineering and manufacturing talent within the consumer goods or food production, processing, or packaging sectors
    • Any startup experience is a bonus.
    • Experience working with applicant tracking systems. BambooHR ATS preferred
    • Working knowledge and experience of state legislation for hiring and employment practices.
    • Expertise in behavioral interviewing and applicant screening.
    • Demonstrated strong customer service abilities and an innate desire to increase business opportunities by actively engaging in the surrounding community.
    • Exceptional, clear, and concise verbal and written communication skills.
    • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks and tight deadlines.
    • Strong attention to detail, a proactive approach to tasks, maintaining a high sense of urgency, accuracy, and detail in execution.
    • Self-motivated working under minimal supervision, showing proactivity.
    • Demonstrate the ability to build strong, meaningful, and lasting relationships with candidates and identified talent, employing them to bring their talents to the business.
    • As a representative of the business, you must be approachable, easy to talk to and inspire comfort and trust in others, consistently representing the Air Protein brand.ABOUT OUR PURPOSEWhy we exist: To accelerate the world's transition to climate and rainforest-friendly meatWhat we do: We make nutritious meat using the most sustainable protein on the planetOur Values:
      • Protect people & the planet
      • Play as a team and have a growth mindset
      • Do what you say you will do
      • Be the change you seek
      • Create a culture of belonging Air Protein is an equal opportunity employer.Disclaimer: This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed, and it is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Keywords: Air Protein, Berkeley , Talent Acquisition Specialist - Engineering & Manu, Engineering , Berkeley, California

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