Abbott Sales Recruiter, Medical Devices (Contract) in Austin, Texas

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.


The Abbott Talent Acquisition team is looking to network with Recruiters who are passionate about finding the best Talent. We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Contract Recruiter to provide full life cycle recruiting to include candidate sourcing, consultation with hiring managers, candidate interviews, and offers to support field sales recruiting. The Recruiter will work closely with managers and HR Business Partners to understand the recruiting needs of the business, anticipate hiring needs and proactively identify and execute sourcing and recruiting strategies to meet those needs in a cost effective, timely manner. This role is a contract position estimated to last approximately 6 months.

Impact this role will have on Abbott:

  • Partners with managers to identify needs, job specifications, and qualifications necessary to fill positions.

  • Develops and implements organizational recruiting strategies to attract and find the best qualified candidates; is able to sell to candidates the company, the function and role.

  • Creates recruitment advertising and online postings. Sources candidates through online social networking and job boards, community involvement, professional networking, local media resources, employee referrals, agency referrals and other sources as needed.

  • Assesses potential candidates for fit within the position identified, including skills, education, and experience and also competency and company culture alignment.

  • Conducts interviews by evaluating employment factors such as job experience, education, training, skills, knowledge and abilities and other data relevant to the selection process. Partners with HR Business Partners and managers to further evaluate candidates after on-site interviews. Ensures candidates meet minimum job requirements.

  • Prepares, extends and negotiates competitive job offers.

  • Builds strong relationships with candidates, hiring managers and HR and ensures a high level of customer service.

  • Keeps hiring managers informed throughout the recruitment process.

  • Develops and executes on innovative methods to source, evaluate, and pipeline external passive, diverse candidates for potential employment.

  • Maintains integrity of all staffing process records within Workday applicant tracking system,

  • Manages external vendor relationships with key hires or hard to fill requisitions.

  • Strives for continuous improvement on key performance metrics such as time-to-fill and satisfaction surveys.

  • Attends recruitment events as needed.

  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements. Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.

  • Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

  • Accesses and utilizes HR information systems and data to run reports and validate, analyze, and utilize global employee data.

  • Completes recruitment projects as requested.

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field.

  • 5+ years of experience in Recruiting.

  • Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter and other tools/social media as well as proactive recruiting.

  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations.

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with the Internet.

  • Capable of handling multiple tasks, problem resolution, and prioritization, and attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong client relationships and networks.

  • Ability to follow-up, communicate effectively and work with all levels within an organization.

  • Ability to handle and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

Your preferred qualifications and education:

  • Working knowledge of employment systems, preferably Workday, a plus.

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Prior recruiting experience in the medical device industry strongly preferred.

  • Prior recruitment agency experience a plus.





United States > Texas : 6300 Bee Cave Rd Building 2, suite 100.





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Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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