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Contract Recruiter


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  78193
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Talent Acquisition APS
Division:  Human Resources & Global Projects


Basic Function

This role is for a contract recruiter.  *This position will be payrolled through an outside company with placement at LyondellBasell*

The contract recruiter will support the manufacturing recruiting team and will partner with HR business partners and hiring managers to anticipate and meet the evolving needs of recruiting and talent acquisition. This position will be responsible for supporting the pipeline of qualified talent to meet current staffing needs for assigned client groups. Additionally, this role will nurture relationships with prospective talent to support the long term strategic talent acquisition needs.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • High volume requisition count with heavy sourcing required.
  • Manage full cycle recruiting process to meet the various staffing goals across all levels and business units. 
  • Create and implement employment marketing strategies to attract passive job seekers. 
  • Consult with and advise hiring managers and interview teams and HR to ensure job requirements and expectations are clearly understood and candidates are assessed against appropriate criteria. 
  • Work closely with the manufacturing recruiting team to maximize effectiveness of recruiting process. 
  • Track and report key metrics.
  • Regular follow up with the respective hiring managers and candidates to ensure timeliness of recruitment process. 
  • Actively participate in all staffing related activities and engage in cross functional projects. 
  • Develop and implement search strategies.
  • Develop and execute a personal time management plan. 
  • Develop and implement strategic initiatives for recruiting diverse talent in a multi-site organization.
  • Other HR/Talent Acquisition related duties as assigned. 

Min. Qualifications

  • Prefer a degree from a recognized college or university, or 5 years equivalent talent acquisition work experience required.
  • Strong preference for Houston based candidate willing and able to work out of the LYB Tower.  Willing to consider candidates in the following states for a remote option:  Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, or Virginia.
  • Strong understanding and ability to follow processes and procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast pace environment.  
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Strong understanding and ability to recruit in all levels of the organization from entry level to corporate staff. Prefer specific petrochemical industry experience.
  • Strong knowledge of MS-Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Knowledge of SAP.   SuccessFactors experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all people. 


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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