Contingent Workforce Specialist (Technical Recruitment)

Nestle Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 2 weeks ago

Contingent Workforce Specialist (Technical Recruitment)

Job Description

Our Contingent Workforce Management team is charged with providing the leadership, expertise, and resources to find external talent to help keep our business moving forward. As a full-time Contingent Workforce Specialist, you will be responsible for helping find the very best contract talent, mainly within our Technical IT groups, while partnering with external agencies to meet our growing demand in this exciting market. You will be looked upon to maximize the value of Nestle Purina's workforce and protect our brand through being the single point of access for external workforce needs. You will as serve as a subject matter expert in the area of external workforce compliance and staffing.

Contingent Workforce Management is a career of constant learning, where each new encounter raises unique opportunities. Our vibrant culture challenges us to Stand Taller and ask "What's Next?" or "What's better?" So, if your full potential could be unleashed, what would you add to the mix?


  • Provide full life cycle recruitment strategies for external workforce including supplier relations and proactive recruitment strategies.

  • Strengthen internal controls and safeguard the Company's brand image by ensuring compliance to corporate policies and government regulations.

  • Provide adaptive capacity while improving the quality of services through utilization of our preferred providers and effective governance of our entire external workforce supplier community along with our Talent Pool system functionality.

  • Solve business problems by partnering with our internal departments, internal partner organizations (HR partners, department leadership, etc.) and suppliers to proactively develop solutions.

  • Exceed internal customer expectations through process standardization, measurement and continuous improvement.

  • Partner heavily with our Procurement team to drive improved quality, cost savings and supplier relations.



  • Builds relationships with key customer groups by fulfilling external workforce needs and satisfying requests in accordance with established service levels.

  • Partners with staffing vendors to drive high-quality, cost-effective resource fulfillment within established service levels.

  • Initiates proactive recruitment strategies for the organization.


  • Assists client departments with identifying external workforce needs and communicates engagement process to hiring managers.

  • Screens potential contingent worker candidates to ensure the best qualified candidates are presented to the hiring manager.

  • Engages business functions to ensure external workforce strategies and initiatives are supported and executed effectively.

  • Analyzes and negotiates external workforce pay and bill rates to ensure alignment with contractual obligations.

  • Responsible for all HR functions for external workforce including overseeing the on-boarding through off-boarding of contingent workers to ensure a seamless transition including training and contingent worker relations.


  • Runs monthly reports from the vendor management system and takes action as needed.

  • Identifies opportunities for process improvements and participates in special projects, as required.

Supplier Relationship Management:

  • Partners with Procurement to manage external workforce suppliers (offshore and onshore) to discuss requisitions, candidate pool qualification, and selection/rejection of candidates.

  • Maintains day-to-day relationships with external workforce suppliers to manage current on-boarded contingent workers and hold vendors accountable to established agreements and deliverables.



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Bachelor's degree preferred

Experience (Years/Type):

  • 2 or more years of experience in HR, contingent staffing, or sourcing required

  • Technical IT recruiting experience required

  • Experience utilizing a vendor management solution, such as Fieldglass preferred

  • Experience in a large corporate environment preferred

To our veterans and separated service membersyou're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our missionyou'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl Purina home.

Job: Contingent Workforce Specialist (Technical Recruitment)

Primary Location: Saint Louis, MO US

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Career Area: Professional

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