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  • 21/05/2024

Talent Acquisition Specialist (Peoria, IL, US)

Talent Acquisition Specialist – We offer an exceptional bonus structure, competitive pay, and professional development opportunities!
We are a growing steel manufacturer producing billets, rebar, rod, industrial wire, and agricultural fence products, Red Brand, based in Bartonville, Illinois that offers its employees an exceptional bonus structure, flexible hours, and professional development opportunities.
The Company: All products are 100% made in the USA. We are known for providing industry expertise, competitive pricing and responsive customer service. But most of all, our reliable inventory of steel, and strategically located facilities, promise to deliver in the most cost efficient and timely manner.
As part of a global organization, GFG Alliance, Liberty Steel & Wire is committed to the purpose of creating a sustainable future for industry and society. Focusing on change, family, and sustainability, Liberty Steel has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2030.

The Position:
The Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible for spearheading all aspects of recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding for both hourly and salary roles.

We offer a 401k with company match, company paid life insurance and long-term disability, generous vacation, sick, and personal time, nine paid holidays, three medical & prescription drug plans to choose from offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dental and Vision plans, accident insurance, critical illness, and whole life, as well flexible spending accounts.
We also offer an exceptional bonus structure, annual merit reviews, and upward career advancement opportunities supported by professional development.

PAY RANGE: $58,000-$71,031

Under general supervision, develop and execute recruitment plans to meet the staffing needs of the company.
Manage the recruitment process from job posting to onboarding, ensuring a smooth and efficient hiring process.
Conduct interviews and assess candidates for entry-level, professional, and technical job openings to determine fit within the company.
Collaborate with department managers to clearly understand their hiring needs and job specifications.
Assist designing job descriptions and interview questions that reflect each position’s requirements.
Foster long-term relationships with past applicants and potential candidates.
Coordinate and implement college and high school recruiting initiatives and job fairs to attract top talent.
Walk the manufacturing floor regularly to engage with team members, understand the roles, and build relationships with hourly and management staff.
Manage onboarding and new employee orientation to ensure successful integration.
Stay current with industry trends and employment legislation to ensure company’s hiring policies remain compliant.
Work with various recruitment firms, job boards, or temp agencies.
Facilitates the post interview discussion/selection process.
Ensures the completion of all required onboarding, to include background checks, pre-hire medical testing, and new hire paperwork.
Develops and executes candidate search tactics which may include cold calling, referrals, resume database searches on recruitment platforms, etc.
Represents the company at recruiting events and external job fairs.
Prepares and maintains various recruitment reports and documentation.
Updates ATS daily to include status updates.
Maintains good working relationship with Union officials, is knowledgeable of Union contract and rules.
Lead new hire orientations.
Performs other HR duties, as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or related field.
Proven experience (2+ years) in recruitment and hiring, with a deep understanding of full recruitment cycle.
Comfortable in a manufacturing setting; union experience preferred.
Experience using HR software and ATS.
Must be capable of using personal computers and Microsoft software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

The Location: Liberty Steel & Wire is based in Peoria, IL. This is a great place to live because it is affordable with cost of living in Peoria being 2% lower on average than other places in America and the areas have plenty of opportunities to visit wonderful attractions that are fun for the whole family, such as zoos, museums, and nature centers.
Why Should You Apply?

Great benefits, competitive pay, and an exceptional bonus structure!
On-the-job training, continuous professional development, and career paths to include upward movement.
Flexible working hours and generous vacation, sick, and personal time off schedules.
Experienced team willing to support, learn, and grow with you.

Liberty Steel and Wire is an Equal Opportunity Employer.