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Senior Talent Acquisition/Recruiter

Brand:  Matthews
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  MATW Corporate

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15212-5838


Our Senior Recruiter/Talent Acquisition position will be responsible for using creative recruiting methods to identify both active and passive candidates for the organization for a variety of functions. This person will work directly with hiring managers and the Corporate Talent Acquisition team to assist with open requisitions nationwide through sourcing, screening, and interviewing a diverse slate of applicants. This individual will review and evaluate the applicant's work history, education, training, and other qualifications, as well as, notify applicants of consideration or rejection and interview those selected that meet the organization's qualifications. 


  • Actively recruiting passive candidates using headhunting techniques
  • Maintaining  constant communication with candidates to provide a positive candidate experience
  • Maintaining a database of applicants for current and future openings within our SuccessFactors ATS system
  • Researching recruiting trends, best practices, and new technologies
  • Being a strategic, "think outside the box" recruiting subject matter expert


  • Business Leaders
  • Hiring Managers
  • HR
  • Operations


  • Leading intake meetings with management and supervisors to identify personnel needs, job specifications, job duties, qualifications and skills
  • Providing recruiting analytics and industry best practices to communicate and educate operational leaders on recruiting best practices
  • Assisting the management team with hiring processes, hiring guides, and reference checking tools for current job openings in alignment with behavioral-based interviewing techniques
  • Developing and maintaining a network of contacts especially related to our industry to help identify and source qualified candidates
  • Educating HR business partners on what is happening in the marketplace
  • Managing a requisition load of over 25+ salaried positions in a fast-paced environment
  • Speaking with business leaders and operations managers to determine attraction and retention priorities and issues


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field
•    6+ years of progressive recruiting experience (Strong preference for a combination of corporate talent acquisition and 3rd party recruiting)
•    Occasional travel may be required
•    High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, SuccessFactors ATS, Outlook & Internet applications 
•    Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning)
•    Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts
•    Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients
•    Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
•    Ability to work with and influence peers and management
•    Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting





•    Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see.  
•    Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

At Matthews International, we believe in a world of inspired possibilities. We believe that taking pride in our past inspires growth for the future. And that we all have a responsibility to explore new ways of thinking, working and advancing our craft.  

Globally headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Matthews International is home to a global network of employees operating in three distinct industries—SGK Brand Solutions, Memorialization and Industrial Technologies. We care deeply about what they do each day—because when we’re inspired, we can inspire others. We can make difference that goes beyond expectations—for our clients, our community and our company. 

Our dedication, drive and determination empower creativity and give us strength to transform inspired possibilities into inspiring realities. This is strengthened by our values which are fundamental to our business and guide how we work—to demonstrate integrity, cultivate employees, be our best, innovate and live the Matthews spirit. 


Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.