Heartland Food Products Group is a global leader in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, producing low-calorie sweeteners, coffee, coffee creamers and liquid water enhancers. We manufacture and market Splenda, the #1 brand in the low calorie sweetener category and the most recognized in the world. We make coffee, tea and water taste better and help people live happier, healthier and longer lives by making it easy to reduce sugar.


We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. Come grow with us!

As a recruiter, you will support Heartland’s growth by collaborating with Hiring Managers to provide world class, full cycle recruiting support to meet the needs of the organization in a timely and cost effective manner. You will have full responsibility for candidate sourcing, phone screening, assessment, interviewing, and managing the offer and hiring processes.


Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of open requisitions as assigned
  • Sourcing of passive candidates through online recruiting tools as well as candidate management through the Heartland Food Products Group careers portal
  • Schedule and conduct phone screens and onsite interviews
  • Assist with the on-boarding process and administrative functions related to HR and recruiting functions as needed
  • Attend recruiting events when necessary
  • All other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field is required
  • A minimum of 3 years of recruiting experience, high-volume food manufacturing, distribution and multi-site organization preferred
  • Knowledge of ATS systems, preferably ADP
  • Strong foundation and understanding of direct candidate sourcing, with proven ability to develop and implement effective sourcing strategies
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment, excellent collaboration and relationship building skills
  • Strong work ethic demonstrated by sense of urgency, flexibility and accuracy
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to physically perform the functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions
  • Must be able to work seated using a computer and phone for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work extended hours, such as daily overtime and an occasional weekend
  • Must possess visual acuity to document company records
  • Continuous walking throughout plant and distribution center
  • Lifting up to 40 pounds