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Talent Acquisition Manager

Location: New Hope, MN, United States
Business Unit: Liberty Diversified International
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote

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The Talent Acquisition Manager leads the talent acquisition function for Liberty Diversified International, which includes performing full-cycle recruitment across LDI’s businesses. Manages employment branding in the marketplace and drives sourcing of diverse talent, enhancing the organization’s ability to meet current and future talent needs. Ensures hiring compliance with all regulatory requirements. Ensures talent acquisition processes and systems are driving desired results. This role reports to the Chief Human Resources Officer and manages a small team of recruiters – both internal and contract.  This hybrid role is located at LDI’s headquarters in New Hope, MN.


  • Leads and performs full-cycle recruitment activities, including partnering with hiring managers on recruitment strategy, posting roles, screening candidates, coordinating interviews, and facilitating the offer process in partnership with HR business partners. 
  • Develops creative and diverse talent sourcing strategies to find talent for current and potential future needs. Sources potential candidates externally through various channels (LinkedIn, Indeed, colleges, professional associations, and networking), ensuring we provide hiring managers with diverse candidate slates.
  • Leads strategic work related to the talent acquisition function and HR related initiatives. Collaborates with HR business partners on talent acquisition initiatives from a strategic and tactical lens to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Leads, develops, and implements processes and tools to improve talent selection across the enterprise, providing training to leaders to improve talent assessment skills. This includes serving as a subject matter expert for the Applicant Tracking System and training leaders and HR partners as required.
  • Builds strong employer reputation, in partnership with Communications leader, by ensuring candidate experiences are positive and consistent throughout the hiring process and providing timely updates. Ensures compliance throughout the candidate experience and recruiting cycle.
  • Executes and manages external employment branding, working collaboratively with our Communications leader.
  • Manages recruiters who perform full cycle recruitment activities for exempt-level and non-exempt-level positions across LDI’s businesses.
  • Develops and maintains hiring metrics, ensuring time-to-fill and hiring quality expectations are met.
  • Builds programs and initiatives by partnering with HR team members to drive talent towards the organization, including internships and college recruiting.
  • Builds and manages vendor partnerships and third-party recruiting resources. 
  • Maintains oversight of LDI’s executive-level assessment process.
  • Consults with HR Business Partners to develop recruitment strategies for their local market.
  • Partners with the HR Operations group to support talent acquisition-related technology projects and processes.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field, or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • 6+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience
  • 3+ years of people leadership experience
  • Experience building and driving creative, diverse, talent-sourcing initiatives
  • Ability to assess organizational talent needs and source the right talent for roles
  • Experience working with recruiting tools and systems, including applicant tracking systems, resume databases, and internet sourcing tools 
  • Experience developing recruiting processes and tools to improve talent selection and assessment skills across an organization while driving efficiencies
  • Strong verbal, written communication and organizational skills, including attention to detail and follow-up skills
  • Proven capability to build and maintain strong partnerships across all levels within an organization 
  • Project management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities 


  • Previous experience recruiting in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of digital sourcing strategies and social media recruiting channels
  • Experience building employer branding strategies
  • Strong networking skills 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regular sitting, standing, and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
  • Manual and finger dexterity is used regularly with some repetitive finger motions.
  • Ability to work in front of a computer screen for long periods of time
  • Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision, the ability to identify colors, small letters, and numbers, hand/eye coordination, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Hearing and speaking
  • Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, and gripping.


Comprised of multiple companies with headquarters in New Hope, Minnesota, Liberty Diversified International (LDI) is a privately held company employing more than 1,900 individuals across our manufacturing facilities, production facilities and core business operations in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, Arizona, California, and Mexico. With deep roots in the corrugated box manufacturing industry, we operate in the core markets of paper, packaging, workplace products, corrugated plastics, and building products.

Since 1918, our values – Caring, Innovation, Trust, and Excellence – have guided our day-to-day activities. We believe that when our employees are aligned with these values, we create superior solutions and services for our customers. The LDI family of companies includes Liberty Packaging, Liberty Paper, Liberty Plastics (Custom Solutions and Quarrix Building Products), and Safco.



Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.