Kelly Services Engineering Recruiter - San Jose, CA in San Jose, California

When you join Kelly Services as an Engineering Recruiter you will specialize in placing engineering talent across nearly all vertical industries. You will extend your reach beyond your candidates’ key work experiences to identify opportunities that truly fit their career interests, needs, and goals. You have two missions: to drive the engagement and satisfaction of our clients, and to find the opportunity, flexibility, and stability candidates need to push their careers to the next level.

As an Engineering Recruiter, you are the key element that connects job-seekers with companies looking to hire the right talent. You are a specialist building lasting relationships and driving candidate engagement throughout the entire placement process. The workforce solutions industry is a multi-billion dollar per year growth industry that every company is a part of – from large, multinational organizations to start-ups to regional and local businesses.

We have Engineering recruiters that are driven to succeed. We strive to win and are focused on taking market share away from our competitors. You will play a key role in that success.

As an Engineering Recruiter, you will be responsible for:

  • Sourcing and recruiting qualified engineering, design, drafting, technician and engineering support professionals working in the aeronautical, manufacturing, automotive, chemical, electrical, industrial, mechanical, medical device, pharmaceutical industries.

  • Meeting financial and activity-based measures

  • Growing revenue and profitability for your portfolio of business

  • Creating and managing candidate pipelines and assessing candidate qualifications

  • Reviewing and prioritizing candidate activity including pre-screens and interviews

  • Negotiating and closing candidates with offers and starts

  • Actively networking within the local engineering market

Are you ready to join us?


  • Requires a minimum of 2 years’ experience in engineering/technical recruiting, sourcing or sales

  • Experience in recruiting processes (can show proven success with regard to the recruiting process: sourcing, qualification, placement process, and temporary employee management).

  • Demonstrated success building and skill pipelines

  • Driven to succeed – solutions oriented

  • Team player who embodies the Kelly team first

  • Excellent verbal/written communications and interpersonal skills

  • Highly networked and a connector of the best opportunities to the best talent

  • Defined experience deploying a social media strategy in your recruiting: Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Blogging

About Kelly Services®

As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly Services (Nasdaq: KELYA, KELYB) and its subsidiaries, offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Kelly® has a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe by employing 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through its talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

EOE including but not limited to Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.