Northrop Grumman Human Resources Generalist / Recruiter in East Hartford, Connecticut

The HR Generalist/Recruiter will support the Human Resource activities for three, technical business units, and across three work sites in MA and CT. Talent Acquisition will be the primary area of focus for this role; however, there will be additional HR responsibilities. A candidate with prior experience in an Engineering, Technical, and Manufacturing environment would be preferred.

The HR Generalist/Recruiter is responsible for performing HR-related duties at the local, subsidiary level and will work closely with HR management in support of larger corporate initiatives as well. This position has responsibilities in the functional areas of recruitment, training, onboarding, development, record-keeping, and general HR compliance.

This position would be based in our Devens, MAlocation and would require travel to East Hartford, CT on a semi-regular basis (15-20% or 1-2 days per week).

This is a full-time position and reports to the Manager of Human Resources.

Essential Job Functions

Manage between 10-20 active job requisitions at any given time

Execute on staffing plans via a sourcing and candidate review process which includes email communication, phone screens, and in-person interviews used to assess make recommendations

In collaboration with the HR Manager, develop and manage hiring practices that fit organizational growth strategies and plans

Administer job postings, utilize social media and; implement targeted search/marketing strategies to identify and attract both active and passive candidates

Consult proactively with key stakeholders to define clear scope and requirements for each open position

Develop and maintain job descriptions and other recruiting collateral

Foster effective working relationships with hiring managers and senior business leaders throughout the recruitment process

Develop insight into the business requirements in order to better anticipate open positions and ensure open positions are filled in a timely manner

Provide advice and coaching to hiring team throughout the recruitment process, gather detailed interview feedback in order to select and hire the most qualified candidates

Manage and analyze staffing trends, collect and maintain relevant metrics and reporting

Maintain responsibility for entry, maintenance, and the integrity of data in the Applicant Tracking System (Taleo) and provide training to hiring managers as needed

Work with corporate Talent Acquisition, University Recruitment, and Internship Program functions at the corporate level and represent the company at recruiting-related events

Assist with the employee onboarding process

Stay up to date on effective recruiting trends and aware of the external talent and business landscapes and make recommendations based on recruiting data

Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline, or equivalent work experience

Experience staffing a wide variety of roles across a high growth, multi-site environment

-Willingness to visit the East Hartford, CT site on a weekly basis.

Skill with direct sourcing and recruiting passive candidates

Strong skills in negotiating and influencing

Ability to build effective relationships within and across the business

Knowledge of commonly used recruiting concepts, practices and procedures for sourcing and screening in a recruiting and internal staffing environment

Sense of urgency and a results-oriented attitude

Strong time management skills and ability to work independently

Personal accountability, integrity, credibility

Able to effectively cope with change in a fast paced environment

Proficiency in all Microsoft Office tools, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple and competing priorities

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; professional approach; and good judgment in working with diverse levels of staff

US Citizenship is a bona fide requirement as applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

5+ years of full-cycle engineering/ technical recruiting, preferably with a DoD contractor

High degree of independent decision making and problem solving capability

Previous experience with HRIS and ATS (Applicant Tracking Software); Familiar with applicant tracking systems, updating records and information ensuring system integrity and accuracy

Current TS clearance

Physical Demands:

This is primarily a sedentary office position with employees working in a controlled office environment. The employee answers telephone calls and occasionally bends, reaches, pushes and pulls file drawers to file records and reports. Employee moves throughout the building to collect, deliver, and copy documents. The position uses a computer terminal to access, input, and retrieve data. Finger dexterity may be required to operate computer keyboard and calculator.

Preferred Qualifications:

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.