Job Description

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. — Confucius

Executive Recruiter

  • Job Tag: #LI-KF1
  • Posted: June 17,2024

Due to our continued growth, SkyWater Search Partners is currently looking to hire an Executive Recruiter for our Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain practice in our Minneapolis office.

The Executive Engineering Recruiter is responsible for helping drive the continued growth of our Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain Department. This will be achieved through the development of recruiting plans, employing traditional sourcing strategies and resources, as well as developing new, creative recruiting ideas. They will play a critical role in ensuring we continue to recruit and place the most talented professionals in Minnesota, and across the Midwest.

SkyWater Search Partners has been rated the #1 search firm in Minnesota (based on number of placements) for the past 8 years in a row by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, as well as The Star Tribune. We place more people in professional full-time positions than any other Minnesota-based search firm.

In addition, we have won 10 Best Place to Work Awards, as voted by our employees, in both the Minnesota Business Magazine, as well as the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.


  • Recruit/attract qualified candidates for employment from initial sourcing and contact, through the full-cycle interview process
  • Identify and cultivate new business opportunities, including new clients & search partner
  • Partner with both existing & new clients as a consultant for their hiring needs
  • Screen all resumes for qualifications and position requirements and manage all recruiting related information through our internal database
  • Conduct phone and in-person interviews for candidates
  • Thoroughly review applicant information including employment application and references to ensure qualifications meet specifications
  • Conducts preliminary interviews of qualified candidates, refers acceptable candidates for the next level of interview, as well as coordinating the interviews
  • Utilize professional networking sites to identity and source candidates
  • Maintain all pertinent applicant and interview data
  • Conduct reference and background checks for candidates
  • Perform other special projects as assigned

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proven candidate sourcing and relationship-building skills
  • 3+ years’ experience in professional services environment, technical background/knowledge preferred, specifically within recruiting
  • Ability to prioritize effectively, with multiple and changing tasks
  • High level of initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain the highly confidential nature of recruiting
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • General knowledge of various employment laws and practices.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Exhibit desired and appropriate professional behavior
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment
  • Must be able to perform essential responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation

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