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Retain and Recruit HR Generalist

Delaware, oh · Human Resources
Position Title
Retain & Recruit HR Generalist
Salaried Full-Time
Physical Location:
Delaware OH
The Job You Will Perform:
  • Reporting to the Region HR Manager, provide support to one or more manufacturing facilities in the hiring of production and maintenance candidates and make measurable improvements in the areas of recruitment and retention by collaborating with facility HR and local manufacturing teams.
  • Develop a go to market strategy/territory plan for recruitment to include outreach, marketing campaigns and presence at hiring events  
  • Successful candidate will be spending a great deal of time developing leads, prospecting and sourcing qualified candidates; Objective is to support growth of a sustainable talent pipeline of qualified candidates through local relationship building with community colleges, technical schools and high schools; non-profit organizations; community events; and diversity organizations as the primary contact while partnering with business leaders
  • Interaction with all levels of the organization as recruitment and retention of qualified candidates is a key business objective;  Successful candidates will be accountable to interactions, communicating the value of career opportunities with International Paper, successful marketing campaigns, reducing number of vacancies and improving retention
  • Identify gaps in local recruitment, hiring, and onboarding efforts with the intent of streamlining and improving processes
  • Play a role as the initial contact with candidates to understand their work experience.  Work with local management in instituting work improvements, which positively impact business success, improves the overall employee experience, and increases employee engagement while improving employee retention.
  • Use data to make improvements to the recruitment and retention of qualified candidates
  • Collaborate with other HR professionals in region to provide visibility, share best practices and execute against strategic plan and operating objectives
  • Position involves travel on a weekly basis to other locations within the region to collaborate with business and community leaders/events in the execution of staffing/retention objectives
The Position Qualifications:
  • 2-5 years Human Resource experience with demonstrated leadership potential. This role is considered a developmental position in the function and candidates must be willing to relocate for future career opportunities. 
  • Bachelor of Science degree in human resources, business or a related field required.  Human resource experience in a manufacturing facility preferred.
  • Flexibility as it relates to work hours, work location during the week, and the ability and willingness to travel as necessary based on priorities 
  • Experience with talent acquisition/recruitment of manufacturing employees is preferred;   Strategy development, use of data, relationship building, and improving hiring processes
  • Proficient in computer applications (including MS Office – Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
The Skills You Will Bring:
  • Functional/Technical skills
  • Action Oriented/Highly Motivated
  • Business acumen-understanding the business impacts related to staffing
  • Organization and Planning
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Time management
  • Problem Solving
  • Priority Setting
  • Building effective teams
  • Career ambition
  • Coaching
The Benefits You Will Enjoy:
  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, and 401(k) with company match
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Medical & Dental insurance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
The Career You Will Build:
  • Opportunity to make a difference on business results
  • The ability to learn and grow as an HR professional
  • Build a career with a great organization
The Impact You Will Make:
We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you will see why our team members say they are Proud to be IP.
The Culture You Will Experience:
International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and diverse culture.
The Company You Will Join:
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.

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