McCormick UK Ltd

Talent Acquisition Specialist - Lodz Shared Services

Lódz (PL)
22 Nov 2016
20 Dec 2016
HR & Training
Contract Type
Full Time

Talent Acquisition Specialist - Lodz Shared Services

Based   Lodz, Poland

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Would you like to work in a busy environment where you would have the variety to work across a range of vacancies across Europe, Middle East and Africa? Then we would like to hear from you!


Reporting to the Talent Acquisition Director, EMEA the Talent Acquisition Specialist will support the business on the full resourcing / Talent Acquisition life cycle managing a number of key vacancies as well as participating in key Talent Acquisition projects.

The role will be part of the wider HR team and will play a key part in pro-actively sourcing candidates for permanent and fixed term contract, graduates, internships and work placement positions across the region, whilst maintaining a superior talent acquisition service to internal clients and external candidates. This is a business partnering role that requires someone who is good at building relationships to support a growing business where change is constant.


  • Build relationships with key internal stakeholders from HR, Line managers to Executive Assistants.
  • Led briefing meetings to understand business requirements, agree sourcing strategy, advise on selection techniques and next steps to support KPI’s & SLA’s.
  • Share market information and key insights on functions and locations where required.
  • Place internal/external adverts and undertake proactive candidate search.
  • Receive CVs from prospective candidates and screen.
  • Manage the candidate experience.
  • Arrange interviews for short listed candidates, send invitations and collate prep/materials required by interview panel.
  • Arrange further stages of recruitment process as needed (inc. further interviews, initiating psychometric tests etc.).
  • Chair selection wash-up sessions and debrief with candidates / agency.
  • Make verbal offer to external candidates.
  • Maintain and update the database/candidate management system.
  • Participate in projects across the Talent Acquisition disciplines as required and directed to support achievement of business objectives.


  • HR or Business Degree, or equivalent, required
  • Experience of direct resourcing & effective selling of the business
  • Experience of working in a volume-based environment
  • Knowledge of recruiting techniques including social media
  • Vendor management experience
  • Customer relationship management (with understanding of business culture) - including communication, ability to influence
  • Cultural agility to work with diverse teams and employee groups
  • Ability to understanding of EMEA organisation structure and context
  • Well organised, ability to priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects/skills at any one time
  • Good working knowledge of HR &/or Recruitment Systems (e.g. Success Factors) and MS Office
  • Fluent English and Polish are required
  • Other European languages would be a distinct advantage like French, Russian, Italian. 

About Us

McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 10,000 employees around the world and more than $4.2 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures and food service businesses.

We have a passion for flavour. The company is serving customers from nearly 50 locations in 24 countries and consumers can buy our brands in more than 135 markets and territories. Our industrial business flavours snacks, wraps, beverages and many other products for customers, which include global restaurant chains and leading food manufacturers

With approximately 3,800 employees, the company has operations in 13 countries across the Europe, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA) Zone and serves customers in more than 25 markets through its consumer and industrial businesses. McCormick is present in key consumer markets with leading brands, including Schwartz in the UK (customize with local brand). McCormick EMEA Headquarters are located in Haddenham (UK).

Our growth starts with yours. For more than 125 years McCormick has developed a rich legacy based on our belief in the “Power of People”. We have created an unusually dedicated workforce by fostering a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values. 

As an Equal Opportunities employer, McCormick is committed to a diverse workforce.

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