Instruments Sales Recruiter in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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Job Description

We are looking for a talented, energetic Sales Recruiter for our Instruments division at Stryker! Our Sales Recruiters focus on attracting, engaging and retaining talent for our highly specialized, diverse, rapidly growing sales team. A successful candidate will have a keen eye when reviewing resumes and conducting interviews and be sharp, professional and sales-oriented.


  • Partner with hiring manager to determine current and future talent needs.
  • Compete for top talent with effective recruitment strategies and efficient recruitment processes.
  • Collaborate across Stryker to share talent.
  • Manage internal transfer process, including communication with other division, screening, coordination of interviews with hiring manager, transfer offer letters, etc.
  • Develop sourcing strategies for key markets. Identify, evaluate, and implement new sourcing channels.
  • Build knowledge, skill and confidence to approach, prepare and succeed at behavioral based interviews and train others to do the same.
  • Review and analyze resumes using applicant tracking software systems. Screen resumes, interview candidates (by phone or in person), administer or schedule appropriate assessments and reference/background checking, and make recommendations for hire (or not hire).
  • Work with internal and external recruiters to identify new talent in sales.
  • Scour job search websites for potential recruits and contact viable candidates personally.
  • Introduce new hires to Stryker and walk them through the hiring and training process and ensure all requirements are met.
  • Serve as an employee advocate for new hires.
  • Prepares employment offers; communicates important employment information during delivery of employment offers (e.g., benefits, compensation, non-compete agreements).
  •  Advertises opportunities to ensure high visibility with potential candidates.
  • Follows up with candidates and hiring managers to obtain feedback regarding recruiting process.
  • Works with hiring managers to ensure compliance with all federal/state laws and regulations, including affirmative action plan compliance.
  • Maintains memberships and affiliations with trade/professional organizations related to industry.

Education, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 3+ years medical industry recruiting and/or sales recruiting experience, or equivalent experience with a proven track record of achievement.
  • Ideal candidates will have the mindset to hunt and be relentless; someone who will use cold calling, social media, searches, networks, etc. in order to find the strongest and most-qualified individuals.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong experience in influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong follow-up skills to update a candidate, hiring manager, co-worker, agency, etc. on events.
  • Extensive knowledge of applicant tracking software programs.
  • Familiarity with online job hunting websites.
  • Working knowledge of the medical sales industry.
  • Ability to travel when necessary (less than 10%).
  • Ability to cultivate and build relationships within sales, across functions and across divisions.
  • Ability to advise and push back on others if need be; act as a trusted advisor for their customers

Work From Home: Remote

Travel Percentage: 10%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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