Manufacturing Recruiter

Posted Apr 21

At Western Digital, our vision is to power global innovation and push the boundaries of technology to make what you thought was once impossible, possible.

At our core, Western Digital is a company of problem solvers. People achieve extraordinary things given the right technology. For decades, we’ve been doing just that. Our technology helped people put a man on the moon.

We are a key partner to some of the largest and highest growth organizations in the world. From energizing the most competitive gaming platforms, to enabling systems to make cities safer and cars smarter and more connected, to powering the data centers behind many of the world’s biggest companies and public cloud, Western Digital is fueling a brighter, smarter future.

Binge-watch any shows, use social media or shop online lately? You’ll find Western Digital supporting the storage infrastructure behind many of these platforms. And, that flash memory card that captures and preserves your most precious moments? That’s us, too.

We offer an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and platforms for business and consumers alike. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital, G-Technology, SanDisk and WD brands.

Today’s exceptional challenges require your unique skills. It’s You & Western Digital. Together, we’re the next BIG thing in data.

Job Description

The Manufacturing Recruiter is responsible for partnering with local hiring managers to create and implement a job-specific recruitment strategy to attract highly qualified candidates. The Manufacturing Recruiter will also be responsible for the successful execution of the hiring process, creating a positive experience for all candidates, and surveying employees that exit the organization.


  • Manage and prioritize a large volume of unique requisitions
  • Create a sourcing plan to attract qualified candidates
  • Attract, source, and screen qualified applicants and candidates
  • Present a diverse pool of candidates for each open position
  • Develop interview and selection requirements and criteria
  • Manage the interview process to include conducting phone interviews, scheduling onsite interviews, presenting candidate offers, initiating background check and drug screen process
  • Maintain a relationship with hiring leaders to provide direction, track progress, and make adjustments to search strategies as needed
  • Stay current on best practices regarding sourcing,recruiting and technology
  • Maintain an understanding of the business, growth plans, and challenges



  • High school diploma required; post-HS degree a plus
  • Minimum of 3+years of hourly manufacturing recruitment experience is ideal
  • Experience hiring Maintenance, Facilities, and Equipment Technicians
  • Experience prioritizing projects and recruiting on a high volume of unique requisitions which require sourcing
  • Proficiency with an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) such as SmartRecruiter, Taleo, etc.
  • Experience sourcing candidates using a variety of recruiting tools (Hiretual, Indeed, Career Builder, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills to display approachability and trust and establish relationships

Additional Information

Western Digital is committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees and will not discriminate based on their race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Lawposter.

Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.

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Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only

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