Company: Gates Corporation

Location: Siloam Springs, AR

Job Summary


At Gates, we welcome challenges, celebrate hard work, and continually seek new talent to join our global company. We are seeking a Recruiter in our Siloam Springs, AR facility. You will work with a team of plant recruiters responsible for all US plant and distribution center hiring. Positions include production workers all the way up through senior professional roles. You will be responsible for recruiting related activities at 6+ locations and will travel and provide on-site assistance as needed.

Detailed Job Description

You will partner with plant leadership, HR managers and hiring managers to establish full-cycle recruiting plans and develop candidate pipelines for current and future needs. You will be a member of the US and Global Recruiting team and execute Gates' recruiting strategy through the sourcing, screening, and interviewing of candidates for a variety of roles ranging from hourly production workers to managers of people. You will also drive Gates' process and meet the Global Recruiting Service Level Agreements (SLA) (ie: Time to Fill).

You would also be responsible for campus recruiting and branding, vocational/technical school marketing, regional job fairs, Veteran and Affirmative Action outreach and manage recruiting team projects as needed. Plant and distribution center locations could include: Brandon, SD; Chambersburg, PA; Columbia, MO; Elizabethtown, KY; Galesburg, IL; Greenville, SC; Hebron, KY; Iola, KS; Lithonia, GA; Newton, IA; Poplar Bluff, MO; Red Bay, AL; Siloam Springs, AR and Versailles; MO.

About the Company

Are you inspired by challenging the status quo? Do you thrive in collaborative environments that drive results? If so, Gates could be for you.

Gates is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. We push the boundaries of material science to engineer solutions that continually exceed customer expectations.

Let's simplify it… think belts and hoses. Found in motorcycles, conveyor belts, cars, tractors, blenders, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, & 3D printers just to name a few. Because why not do it all?

Founded in 1911 in Denver, Colorado, Gates is publicly traded on the NYSE. While we might operate in a vast amount of time zones we operate as 'One Gates' and have a common goal of pushing the boundaries of materials science. We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our customers' diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow.

While we expect the best we also want to give you the best. That's why at Gates we provide an environment where people can succeed from our policy of 'Dress for your Day' (yes - that means you can wear jeans), health club reimbursement, to our ownership of your work/life balance and more. Visit to learn more.

We are Gates.


Undergraduate degree
At least 1 year of recruiting related experience preferred; specifically in a manufacturing plant and/or high volume recruiting
Recruiting Agency experience, a plus
Manufacturing and/or Corporate experience, a plus
Strong ability and desire to drive and deliver results
Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated technical ability with systems, excel and other related software
Ability to simplify and communicate complex data
Positive attitude and strong desire to learn
Ability to travel up to 50% of the time during busy season
Ability to build strong relationships with internal clients and in the external marketplace
Understanding and demonstrated expertise of recruiting principles and best practices
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without sponsorship

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Must be able to work in an office or manufacturing environment.

Gates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other consideration defined by law.



Medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, supplemental life insurance, vacation, 401k, paid holidays.

Travel Requirements