Job Location:
Neenah, WI


We’re a global team of over 25,000 engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and sustaining service experts who partner with customers to bring their products to life through inspired innovation and world-class customer service. 

From surgical devices and health monitors to warehouse robotics and space products, we partner with our customers to help create the products that build a better world.

Whether you’re looking to start, make a change or advance your career, find your path at Plexus Corp. and make an impact.


Engaging and challenging projects that fulfill and develop you. People that inspire and empower you to realize your full potential. Leadership and development programs to support your career goals.  

We believe that our people create our best Plexus.  At Plexus, we value the ideas generated by our collective uniqueness and recognize that the diverse backgrounds, life experiences and perspectives of our team members enable us to create the innovative products that build a better world. Because of this, we encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to our positions, and will look at candidates holistically, balancing work, education and additional experiences.  


Purpose Statement: 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.  The Talent Acquisition Specialist may also assist with other general HR functions.

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.

Additional Accountabilities:

  • Facilitating Plexus Interviewing Training curriculum as needed.
  • 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.
  • Develop strong knowledge of the Company, its culture, benefits, products and services in order to sell the Company, the job and the career opportunity.
  • Lead and participate in Plexus employer branding efforts.
  • Establish working relationships with key community and business organizations and universities to network with potential talent and help brand Plexus as an employer of choice. 
  • Have an awareness of, and assist with Affirmative Action initiatives for the company.
  • Minimal travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated 10%).
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required; a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. 
  • One (1) year of related experience is required; One (1) or more years of related experience is preferred.
  • PHR certification is preferred.
  • Workday experience preferred, exposure to an Applicant Tracking system required.
  • Level I, II and Senior will be dependent on experience and performance of the individual, as well as needs of the business (other requirements, certifications, degrees).

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

Other Qualifications:  

  • 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.
  • Microsoft Office.
  • HRMS and Applicant Tracking Systems.
  • General office equipment and materials.

Work Environment:

  • The work setting should consist of an office environment with suitable lighting, comfortable temperatures, and a low noise level.

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!