Recruiting Manager – GMT Corporation – Cedar Rapids, IA

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GMT Corporation

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  • $60.6K – $76.8K a year is Indeed’s estimated salary for this role in Cedar Rapids, IA.

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I. Summary

The Recruiting Manager is responsible for all recruiting functions within the organization. As a leader of the talent acquisition team, primary duties include working closely with our recruiters to manage sourcing, interviewing and employment processes, developing and implementing best recruiting strategies, and ensuring that hiring needs of the organization are met.

II. Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Fills professional-level positions as well as positions in operations and other areas as needed
  • Update recruiting procedures or create new procedures
  • Develops new strategies and programs to attract candidates
  • Manages the recruiting team for the assigned roles
  • Works closely with hiring managers to provide assistance on critical needs and coordinate on initiatives
  • Evaluate and suggest the best recruiting software for the employer
  • Suggest ways to improve the employer’s brand
  • Research the best job advertising techniques
  • Advise hiring managers on proper interviewing methods
  • Attend career events and job fairs
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff
  • Oversees the daily workflow of the department
  • Provides constructive and timely performance 1:1’s and evaluations
  • Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy

IV. Competencies

To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical- Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complete data; Designs work flows and procedures
  • Delegation- Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognitions for results
  • Managing People- Includes staff in planning, decisions-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; Fosters quality focus in others
  • Planning/Organizing- Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Set goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans
  • Quality Management-Employee is responsible for leading or facilitating the work efforts and evaluating/improving the performance of business processes, employees and machines to meet or exceed the goals for the GMT Corporation in a safe, organized, and efficient fashion
  • Problem Solving/Strategic Thinking- Analyzes specific safety, business and production processes or quality problems for the purpose of identifying the root cause(s) of the problem and assist with the development of recommendations for short and long-term resolution
  • Leadership experience and Style – His/her management style will need to be based on the Servanthood leadership model with characteristics that include transparency, process based, a relentless drive for results, discernment and collaboration at all levels of the organization

V. Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources or related field, or equivalent work experience, required
  • At least five years managing all phases of the recruitment and hiring process highly preferred
  • Experience as a Recruiting Manager, Recruiting Coordinator, or Recruitment Consultant
  • Experience in screening and interviewing job applicants
  • Knowledge of labor laws
  • Knowledge of social media and professional networks

Leadership Skills

  • Guided by the objectives, values, and mission statement of GMT, the individual will provide leadership and vision necessary to ensure that the company, division, and department achieve established goals. They will accomplish this by ensuring the proper procedures, systems, people, and training are in place, and will provide leadership and direction to achieve desired results through others
  • Serves as a role model and represents GMT Corporation inside and outside the Company to promote GMT’s values and build up strong community relationships
  • Ability to make sound decisions quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to create and implement sourcing strategies for recruitment for a variety of roles.
  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

Communication Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with good negotiation tactics

Computer Skills

  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn applicant-tracking software or other recruitment systems
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit (at desk) and bend at the waist.
  • May be required to lift up to 15 pounds


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quite


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