Contract Technical Recruiter – Newport Corporation

Newport, now part of MKS Instruments, is the world’s largest photonics company providing innovative solutions and industry-leading product brands to multiple markets. Our combined product portfolio includes Corion®, ILX Lightwave™, New Focus™, Ophir, Oriel® Instruments, Richardson Gratings™, and Spectra-Physics® Lasers. We provide complete photonic solutions to make, manage and measure light.

We are looking for a Contract Technical Recruiter that excels at sourcing and recruiting talent.

  • Partners with hiring managers and HR Reps to develop position profiles, candidate profiles, sourcing strategies and assessment plans specific to a given requisition/position. Provides clear position and candidate specifications so the interview team can effectively match candidates to the requirements.
  • Develops and executes sourcing strategies which identify internal and external candidates for positions through passive and active sourcing methods, direct sourcing, social media and employee referrals. Evaluates sourcing results throughout the course of a search and makes alterations as needed.
  • Consults with hiring managers throughout the course of a search to provide updates, facilitate candidate debrief discussions and recommend course corrections. Keeps hiring managers abreast of recruiting activities; ensures they are aware of trends and challenges; and maintains consistency in the candidate assessment process, recommending assessment approaches as needed. Influences decisions based on business knowledge and relationships
  • Communicates with candidates throughout the recruiting process to ensure an optimal candidate experience.
  • Guides business to effective review of candidate information to facilitate well informed hiring decisions.
  • Assignment length 3-6 months