Cargill North America Talent Sourcing Manager in Hopkins, Minnesota

North America Talent Sourcing Manager

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


The North America Talent Sourcing Manager position is responsible for developing and executing regional strategies, programs and processes to source and attract talent across multiple businesses for North American Cargill businesses.This position will lead the sourcing team to partner with businesses and define talent needs, gather and apply industry and market trends, perform proactive candidate sourcing, and recruit passive candidates for hard-to-fill/critical need positions in Cargill.


  • This position may be based out of Hopkins, MN or Remote within the US

Principal Accountabilities

50% Sourcing Strategy and Candidate Pipeline Development

  • Develop regional candidate sourcing strategy and innovative approaches/resources to meet future business strategy needs. Develop sourcing best practices and recruitment channels, foster idea generation, monitor and advise on market conditions and research and develop new sourcing/recruiting techniques and resources.

  • Lead regional Talent Acquisition approach to sourcing tools (e.g., CRM, LinkedIn, Talent Neuron) including training and capability building for team and building strong relationships with vendor representatives.

  • Partner with businesses to develop Talent Acquisition strategy for key talent segments of their strategy/business. Develop solutions and facilitate execution within the Talent Acquisition team.

  • Manage relationships with key business leaders. Increase business leaders understanding of market trends for sourcing candidates.

  • Create and maintain a pipeline of qualified candidates.

  • Support corporate social media and branding strategies to enable a strong employment brand and enhance candidate attraction.

25% Diversity Strategy

  • Develop North American diversity sourcing strategy in collaboration and alignment with the Talent Center of Excellence, Global Inclusion & Diversity, and corporate strategy. Establish priorities and approach to support business needs and metrics.

  • Collaborate with key internal partners (Talent COE, GID, businesses, HR job family, etc) to develop solutions and facilitate execution within the Talent Acquisition team. Act as key liaison between GID and Talent Acquisition.

  • Manage relationships and Cargill’s participation with external partnerships including National Minority Organizations and Military/Veteran outreach ensuring investments are realized.

25% People, Budget & Resource Management

  • Accountable for performance management, talent development, succession planning and engagement for the Sourcing team within the regional Talent Acquisition team.

  • Provides input into the planning of future workforce needs for Talent Acquisition and participates in selection of Talent Acquisition team members.

  • Provide functional leadership for work performed by Talent Research Analysts.

  • Manage the budget related to sourcing, diversity and recruitment marketing including setting budget, expense management, Service Level Agreements, forecast & billing.




  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year accredited university in HR, Sales/Marketing or related degree program

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in HR/Talent Acquisition of which a minimum 3 years reflects experience in a role focused on recruiting and sourcing

  • Strong business acumen, business partnering skills and results orientation

  • Working knowledge of passive candidate sourcing techniques

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement sourcing strategies to identify diverse candidates

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and develop a team for high performance

  • Proven success in developing and delivering innovation and customer oriented solutions

  • Demonstrated ability to seek out strategic alliances and successfully collaborate with others both inside and outside the organization

  • Desire and ability to champion strategic diversity recruiting efforts

  • Knowledge of affirmative action, employment law, valuing differences and culturally competent selection processes.

  • Ability to travel up to 20%


  • Staffing/Headhunting agency and/or sourcing experience

  • Previous experience with Candidate Relationship Management (CRM) tools

  • Marketing and employment branding

  • Prior supervisory and leadership experience

  • Experience sourcing/recruiting in a global enterprise

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Human Resources

Primary Location US-MN-Hopkins

Other Locations United States

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: HOP04627