Job Location:
Raleigh, NC

Your journey to building a better world starts here!

We help our customers deliver products that have a profound impact on people’s lives. From ultrasound units and 3D printing to network security applications and in flight Wi-Fi, we help create products that build a better world. Now, more than ever, we are making an impact on the world as we support products used in the fight against COVID-19.

We’re a global team of over 19,000 Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Aftermarket Service experts that partner with our customers to bring their products to life through inspired innovation and world-class customer service. Whether you’re looking to start, make a change, or advance your career, find your path at Plexus and leave your mark on the world around us.  


Engaging and challenging projects that fulfill and develop you. People that support and inspire you to realize your full potential. A workplace centered on collaboration and integrity.   At Plexus, we’re at our best when opportunities are met with passion, open communication and teamwork.  


The Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible for partnering with Plexus leadership and HR Business Partners to anticipate and meet the evolving human capital needs of Plexus, and introduce top talent into the Company.  The Talent Acquisition Specialist will own the entire recruitment process including sourcing, interviewing, assessing and selecting outstanding candidates, building a network of passive candidates, forming relationships with community and business organizations, and onboarding of new hires.

Key Job Accountabilities:

  • Partner with HR Managers as well as Hiring Managers to determine hiring needs, qualifications and selection criteria.
  • Develop strong knowledge of the Company, its culture, benefits, products and services in order to sell the Company, the job and the career opportunity.
  • Aggressively network in the marketplace to source candidates and perform phone-based proactive candidate and sourcing activities to ensure we have accessed the best and the brightest talent for each search.
  • Individually own full cycle of recruiting/interviewing, assessment and selection process.  Perform pre-employment activities including but not limited to screening resumes, conducting phone interviews and reference checks to obtain all skill, education and salary requirements from candidates. Also participate in formal interview process utilizing behavioral-based interviewing techniques.
  • Provide advice and counsel to managers on suitability of candidates to the job, the team and the company and is accountable for improving employee retention through selection best practices.
  • Work closely with HR Business Partners and HR Generalists with regard to internal candidates, transfers and promotions.  Offer details on market conditions and internal equity.
  • Lead and participate in Plexus employer branding efforts.

Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required; a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. 
  • Three (3) years of related experience is required.
  • PHR certification is preferred.
  • Workday experience preferred, exposure to an Applicant Tracking system required.
  • Possess excellent communication skills (verbal and written), using appropriate technical language and presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated and aggressive with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities, produce excellent work results and follow through on commitments.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills needed.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills needed for working with a variety of people throughout the Company.

An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key job accountabilities may be considered.

This document does not represent a contract of employment and is not intended to capture every possible assignment the incumbent could be asked to perform.

Some offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.

Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!

Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, our company does not typically undertake sponsorship, including for H-1B, TN, and other nonimmigrant visas. Additionally, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be “U.S. persons.” “U.S. persons” are generally defined as U.S. citizens, nationals, lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.