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Feb 27, 2020

Nicole Kerr

  • Talent Sourcing - Engineering (Remote Contract)
  • Charlotte, NC, 28209, US
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Personal Summary (describe yourself)

Sourcing, recruitment and business development professional with a distinguished track record of success in highly competitive technical industries. Skilled at merging traditional methods with modern, technology focused strategies and streamlining processes.

Aerospace, Automation, Automotive, Civil, Construction, EPC, Energy, Environmental, Manufacturing, Paper and Pulp, Staffing and Recruiting, Telecommunications

Operations Executives and Directors, Lean / Operational Excellence (OpEx), Plant Managers, Project Managers, Supervisors, Quality, Engineers - Mechanical, Manufacturing, NPD, Civil, Electrical, Industrial, Hardware, and Project Engineers), Designers, Instrumentation and Controls (I&C), Robotics, Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), Maintenance, Technicians, Skilled Trades, Supply Chain, Procurement, Sales, Human Resources, Administration, Recruiting

Strategic and operational elements of talent acquisition, recruiting, sourcing, social sourcing, data scraping, Boolean logic, syntax, aggregators, automation tools, candidate engagement, process improvement, people analytics, social media, job marketing, competitive intelligence, competitor poaching, uncovering and leveraging market intelligence, mining and pipelining

Work Experience

Talent Sourcing (Remote Contract)
May 2018 - Arnold Magnetic Technologies

5/2018 - Present
Arnold is a $100M manufacturer serving a variety of markets from aerospace & defense, medical, automotive, motorsport, oil & gas, industrial, and more. Arnold's magnets, metals and systems are used in high-efficiency motors and generators, sensors, batteries, and more.
Talent Acquisition Recruitment Talent Sourcing (Remote Contract)
• Fully manage all strategic and tactical elements of talent acquisition, recruiting and talent sourcing for all company facilities across the US and Europe - 9 in total.
• Responsible for all positions within the company including: Operations, Plant Managers, Production Supervisors, Engineers, IT, Quality, EH&S, Accounting and Finance, Purchasing, Human Resources, Technicians and Skilled Trades
• Streamlined processes across facilities and tracked analytics by facility
• Traveled to each location to experience environment, process and team culture

Talent Sourcing and Recruiting
May 2018 - Nicole Kerr Recruiting

Provides talent sourcing and recruiting solutions including sourcing, retained search, contingent search, and fully outsourced talent acquisition with process improvement.
Talent Acquisition Recruitment Talent Sourcing

Talent Acquisition, Recruiting, Talent Sourcing
Jul 2014 - Aug 2019 Lutech Resources

Staffing Subsidiary of McDermott International (formally the wholly owned technical staffing subsidiary of EPC giant CB&I (Chicago Bridge & Iron)). McDermott is a premier, global upstream and downstream engineering, procurement, construction and installation company.

Senior Engineering Recruiter
May 2018 - Aug 2019
Global Business Development Manager
Jun 2014 - May 2018

• Remotely uncovered recruiting opportunities with new and existing clients across the US, and for global business markets
• Trained Global Resource Center (GRC) sourcing specialists located in the Philippines to help support recruiters in the US.
• Full desk business development, talent sourcing, recruiting, job marketing and pipelining
• Recruited on internal CB&I positions across the country, as well as external client requisitions

Executive Recruiter
Jun 2013 - Jun 2014 AccruePartners

Charlotte, NC
Staffing firm made up of a team of subject matter experts that have extensive experience in their dedicated practice areas.
Executive Recruiter Engineering Division
• Full desk executive recruiting, sourcing and opportunity marketing
• Responsible for creating and maintaining client relationships through superior service that stems from an effective process followed precisely from beginning to end on every search

District Manager
Sep 2011 - Dec 2012 ADP, Inc

Charlotte, NC
ADP Total Source is a certified professional employer organization (PEO). PEOs help you manage your human resources, employee benefits, regulatory compliance and payroll.
District Manager TotalSource
• Consult with business owners and key executives to gauge effectiveness of existing HR infrastructure and employee benefits packages
• Analyze labor costs to uncover drains on resources and effects on profitability
• Implement long term cost containment strategies around Health Care, Workers Compensation, Payroll, 401K and all other aspects of employee management
• Offer a streamlined, bundled solution which provides reduced risk and liability for the business owners through a shared liability relationship, long-term cost stabilization, assistance with regulatory compliance, relief of administrative burdens, scalable technology, Fortune 500 level benefits, and access to expertise and resources in all areas of employee management
• Thorough consultations allow pinpointing definitive strategies to show opportunities to drive returns on human assets, productivity, and most importantly, improve profit margins

Account Manager
Oct 2008 - Jan 2011 AT&T

Charlotte, NC
AT&T is the world's largest telecommunications company, the largest provider of mobile telephone services, and the largest provider of fixed telephone services in the United States
Account Manager National Business Markets
• Responsible for retention and growth of new customers and existing customer base
• Sales experience of diverse AT&T portfolio including but not limited to: Wire Line - 1Fb, PRI, IP Flex, T1, MPLS, Metro Ethernet, Wireless - devices and applications, and Application Services: Remote Vault, Network Based Firewall, Secure Email Gateway, Hosting / Co-location
• Proven ability to build funnel and consistently achieve quota in all performance measured buckets - Retention, Wireless, Wire Line, and Application Services

Account Manager
Feb 2006 - Oct 2008 Reliance One, Inc

Clarkston, MI & Charlotte, NC
MMSDC-certified staffing corporation headquartered in Michigan with a focus on matching the ideal professional to a client's specific needs for both long-term, short-term, or project-based positions.
Account Manager Recruiter
• Successfully managed and trained a team of recruiters and sourcers
• Developed and promoted two recruiters into Account Manager roles
• Prospect new and existing client opportunities through research, cold calling and networking
• Develop and deliver creative, effective and efficient sourcing and recruitment initiatives

Sourcing Specialist
Jul 2005 - Feb 2006 Aerotek Commercial

Flint, MI
Aerotek's Industrial division provides top-quality skilled trades and light industrial talent.
Sourcing Specialist
• Proficient in sourcing candidates through multiple creative methods to attract a diverse candidate pool and pipeline


Business Management Courses
Jan 2004 - Jan 2005 Mott Community College
High School Diploma
- Jan 2003 Holly High School

Hire Me For

Long or short term talent sourcing or recruiting positions