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Talent Sourcer

Our Belgian Talent Acquisition team, based in HQ, is expanding and we are looking for a Talent Sourcer Expert to tackle a large variety of critical vacancies across our organization.

You will contribute to Puratos Talent Acquisition strategy, by:

  • Developing creative and efficient ways to find the profiles needed for our growth strategy
  • Advising recruiters and hiring managers about the candidate’s market
  • Building efficient talent pipelines, enabling inflow of relevant candidates
  • Contributing to the development of Puratos’ image as Employer of choice to attract the best talents by initiating a great candidate’s experience
  • Participating in events with candidates and building a network


Key Accountabilities:


Strategic Talent Sourcing:

  • You build proactively talent pools for the “volume” recruitments and some niche job categories (R&D, team leaders, production operators, young graduates..)
  • You contribute to the development of new and creative approaches to find and attract candidates.
  • You hold regular market screenings to be up-to-date regarding new sourcing opportunities, candidate’s market evolution, industrial and food candidate’s market


Specific Talent Sourcing:

  • You quickly gain insight and deep understanding of the functions you will source for. If needed you create a persona.
  • You use available tools and processes to attract candidates (Linkedin, various databases, Successfactors…
  • You engage with talent communities and inform them about Puratos business, projects and ambition.
  • You pre-screen candidates to complete available information about their profiles.
  • You make recommendations to dedicated recruiters about the sourced profiles.
  • You send out the dedicated tests for the sourced candidates and follow-up on them.
  • You organize interviews for the next step of your sourced candidates with Recruiters and Hiring Managers.
  • You manage a constructive relationship with every candidate to enable a positive candidate journey.
  • You build data to strengthen your sourcing strategies and report on sourcing projects.


Long term Talent Sourcing activities and employer branding:

  • You build and manage contact network with schools (from technical schools to universities) and partners of the food industry.
  • You develop deeper relationships & cooperation with targeted schools.
  • You support internship processing.
  • You participate in employment events, such as career fairs, company open days, etc.
  • You explore the need/feasibility to work with foreign partners.
  • You project lead to develop new talent pipeline solutions for difficult profiles (with long term impact).
  • You think of new and participate in the employer branding activities in order to increase awareness and attractivity.


Who are we looking for?

  • You have minimum a bachelor degree preferably in a human science arena (Human Resources, Psychology, Communication or Social Sciences) or equal by experience?
  • A first experience in sourcing for a corporate organization or a recruitment agency is an asset but not mandatory.
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to build productive relationship at all level?
  • You have good organization skills and know how to priorities?
  • You are a team player as well as self-starter?
  • You have a competitive mentality and are result oriented? Even in the current labor market you have the can-do mentality!
  • You are able to work in a fast pace environment?
  • You are tech and media savvy profile, but at the same time there is a creative marketeer inside you?
  • You are fluent in Dutch, French and English?


Why would you join Puratos?

You will join a stable family business that has become an international market leader. You will be welcomed in a dynamic work environment where passion for innovation, team spirit and continuous improvement are part of our main priorities. You can expect to have a fascinating and varied job in an atmosphere with open communication, where personal development is strongly encouraged through coaching and training.

Puratos offers a competitive salary package with attractive benefits such as:

  • Meal vouchers (8€/day)
  • Free group, dental and hospitalization insurance
  • 13th and 14th month pay


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Are you looking for the right recipe for your career?

Puratos is a growing, international, Belgian family business with a team of more than 9000 employees worldwide. Since 1919, we have been developing, producing and distributing innovative ingredients for the bakery, patisserie and chocolate sectors and helping our customers to be successful. We are committed to the health and well-being of people and protecting the planet.

Are you looking for the right recipe for your career? Choose Puratos, a Top Employer in Belgium.