Contract Recruiter

US-SC-North Charleston
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Human Resources


Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results. 


At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner. 


Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things. 

We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us. 


Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we’re so glad! 


We are searching for a Contract Recruiter to join our team for the recruitment and selection of top talent for Ingevity.  

How you will impact Ingevity

  • Collaborates with business leaders to provide strategic support of business growth through workforce planning, position profiling, sourcing strategies, and consulting on selection & fit 
  • Responsible for facilitating an excellent candidate experience, from first contact to hire or rejection 
  • Works with HR Business Partners to identify internal talent and assess qualifications against business needs and available external talent 
  • Ensures presentation of diverse candidate slates for consideration and encourages strategic approaches for incorporating diversity in the search process 
  • Effectively markets Ingevity to candidates by providing compelling information about the company’s strategy, capabilities, performance, locations and employment value proposition 
  • Responsible for creating a positive customer experience through successful management of the interview and selection process, which includes facilitation of intake sessions, pre-interview calibrations, post-interview debriefs 

What you need to succeed

  • BA or BS degree in business, HR, or related fieldor equivalent recruiting experience 
  • 3 plus years of Recruiting experience with a focus on sourcing passive candidates and matching to cultural fit 
  • Demonstrated experience recruiting a wide range of roles, preferably manufacturing and supply chain, from early career to highly experienced professionals 
  • Strong interviewing skills and demonstrated mastery of behavioral interviewing 
  • Proven experience with diversity recruiting strategies 
  • Must possess strong business acumen and the ability to develop a deep understanding of strategic business priorities, success drivers in the organization, and understanding of the business model and functional operations 
  • Excellent skills in cold calling, internet sourcing and recruiting 
  • Proven client-orientation and strong client management skills 
  • Strong process orientation 
  • Ability to influence stakeholders, clients, and candidates 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Microsoft Office 365 skills including, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Experience using and maintaining an Applicant Tracking System (we use iCIMS) 

About us

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us.
With about 1,500 employees worldwide, we operate in 13 countries and serve customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.
Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


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