Exide Technologies Recruiter in Manchester, Iowa


The Talent Acquisition (TA) Partner is a key member of Exide Technologies’ recruiting team supporting manufacturing plants across the United States. This person will work with hiring managers and plant Human Resources staff to help attract and hire the best hourly employees into the company. The TA Partner will ensure all phases of the recruiting lifecycle (identification of needs, sourcing, screening, interviewing, selection and on-boarding) are executed in an efficient fashion.


  • Deliver results. Acting as the single-point-of-contact, facilitate the hiring process for regular full-time and short-term temporary positions. During the first 2-weeks, meet with all hiring managers and determine the status of all open and pending requisitions for the next six-months. Identify which jobs require higher priority and implement a plan of action within 2-days of these intake meetings. Work within the recruiting technology to ensure transparency, timely and accurate reporting.

  • Improve the quality of candidates hired. By helping hiring managers write better job advertisements, by reviewing resumes, and by conducting pre-screening telephone calls with candidates, present the most qualified candidates to advance in the process. Additionally, help develop good interview guides and conduct formal debriefing sessions as needed, driving hiring managers to make good selection decisions.

  • Improve hiring manager satisfaction with the process. Hiring Managers will be providing feedback on TA’s ability to clarify process expectations, scheduling interviews, the number and quality of resumes, understanding of the position, frequency of communications, resolving problems, knowledge of the job market and the offer process.

  • Projects and Continuous Learning. Performance Plans with Developmental Goals will be established within 30-days on the job. Recruiting-specific projects that will require contributions include:

  • Continuous process review and improvement

  • Reducing time to hire for critical positions

  • Improving and maintaining the corporate careers website

  • Maximizing recruiting technology (applicant tracking systems, on-boarding, recruitment advertising, etc)

  • Reviewing the assessment process

  • Improving the candidate experience

  • Survey collection and response analysis

  • Training co-workers and others within the company

  • Other goals/initiatives as planned


  • Prior experience as an in-house, corporate recruiter, with demonstrated success with the responsibilities as outlined is required.

  • Full lifecycle recruiting experienced required as this person will facilitate the intake meeting, sourcing, screening, scheduling, and candidate closing.

  • Must be willing to schedule interviews, make travel arrangements and perform administrative tasks associated with the process.

  • Prior experience managing a requisition workload of 30-50, primarily non-exempt hourly jobs (early career, mid-career, individual contributor levels) for manufacturing, industrial, or contact centers.

  • Must know how critical an applicant tracking system is to a person’s, team and company’s success and constantly works within the system.

  • As a start-up like environment, we are defining processes and evaluating tools so this person will need to be resourceful (use Excel, online scheduling platforms, etc.). Someone who needs a lot of structure may struggle.

  • Prior experience recruiting operators, maintenance technicians, and or for varying shift schedules preferred and should transfer well into this environment.

EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies () is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 129 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2018-1685

Category Human Resources

Position Type Regular Full-Time