Talent Acquisition Specialist

Richmond, VA
Human Resources & Communications

AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect. More information on AdvanSix can be found at https://www.advansix.com.

Job Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist to join a company where you can make an impact by bringing fresh ideas and making things happen while having fun! We are looking for a team player that is passionate, curious, proactive, accountable, and are willing to roll up their sleeves to accomplish hard work to join our energetic and collaborative team. Would you like to be part of a team that believes that with talented, diverse, and kind people you can achieve the unachievable? We can’t wait to meet you!

Our Talent Acquisition Specialist is accountable for finding the right talent for the right role by exploring various recruitment channels, creatively sourcing talent and providing an outstanding candidate experience throughout the process. In this role you will partner with hiring managers and our team to attract and retain high quality talent, contributing to the ongoing success of our company.


Summary of the Main Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage requisitions including assessing job specification criteria, identifying screening questions, and determining candidate interview approaches
  • Recruit qualified candidates by identifying and engaging in sourcing activities such as market research, identifying different candidate sources, and recruiting calls
  • Manage the candidate interview process from beginning to end, full-cycle recruitment
  • Ensure all information is up to date and accurate in the applicant tracking system
  • Support various Talent Acquisition projects and initiatives including DE&I, candidate care, strategic sourcing, early career and university relations hiring program


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR/related field or similar years of experience
  • 3 years of experience in talent acquisition or other functional area of Human Resources
  • Experience with high-volume recruitment within the manufacturing industry is a plus


Additional Qualifications:

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and multi-tasking skills; evidence of self-motivation; demonstrated ability to plan, schedule and work both independently and in teams within a collaborative, fast paced and dynamic work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Project management skills with demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize work assignments while managing multiple priorities and drive execution in a matrixed organization
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable, and team oriented with good interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong working relationships
  • Must be outgoing and tenacious with strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be a change agent with the ability to influence others and have a passion for continuous improvement
  • Some travel may be required in support of recruiting events

At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past work experience doesn’t perfectly align with every qualification in the job posting, we encourage you to still apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.


Application Process

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  • It is easy to apply for AdvanSix jobs online. Create a profile in DayForce and upload your resume or fill in the form with your job history.
  • Your profile and resume will be reviewed by a recruiter and you’ll be notified via email whether you will be proceeding with the interview process
  • The first interview will be a telephone screening with the HR and recruiting team, If there is mutual interest, there will be additional interviews with the team and an in-person site visit
  • Once interviews are completed, if you are determined a good fit for the AdvanSix team, a formal offer will be extended. Offers will first be verbally given and quickly followed by a formal letter via email
  • Every offer is contingent on the successful completion of the pre-employment and background checks required for the position.
  • We can’t wait for you to join the team!