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Saab Global

Associate Human Resources Professional - Recruiter

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 31 August 2024

Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated Associate Human Resources Professional - Recruiter, based in East Syracuse, New York.  In this Recruiter role, you will be responsible for the hiring of highly qualified individuals across the U.S. within the defense and security technical industry.

Saab, Inc. is growing rapidly, and the ideal candidate will be motivated to be a key contributor to Saab, Inc.’s success in the U.S.

As a Recruiter, you will manage the full cycle recruiting and onboarding process for assigned client groups, including:

  • Partnering with managers to understand their staffing requirements, and the specific skills, competencies, and experience desired for the role.

  • Consulting with managers on the strategy to fill the position by establishing external recruiting sources, to fill the relevant pipeline.

  • Partnering with hiring managers on an on-going basis to ensure that the resume flow is sufficient.

  • Monitoring and tracking candidate pipeline.

  • Partnering with managers to discuss potential candidates and qualifications.

  • Reviewing recommended candidates for offer and ensuring qualifications align. 

  • Discussing salary requirements with candidates and developing salary recommendations using internal and external data analysis. 

  • Proposing salary recommendations using internal and external data analysis.

  • Training hiring managers on self-service recruitment and applicant tracking tool (Workday) and ensuring compliance with legal and data-integrity requirements.

  • Facilitating management-level panel interviews, as appropriate.

  • Acting as primary HR contact for new hire through the offer process, including conducting orientation, and managing the relocation process (as appropriate).

  • Coordinating and taking part in external recruiting events and job fairs.

  • Participating and/or leading projects and special initiatives as assigned.

Compensation Range: $58,480-$67,300

The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

Skills and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and 1+ year experience in Human Resources or a related field.

  • Fundamental knowledge of the tools of the trade: resume databases, social networking, sourcing tools. 

  • Fundamental knowledge of employment law and best practices.

  • Strong PC skills and ability to learn applicant tracking/HRIS systems Workday.

  • Ability to represent Saab, Inc. in the community at recruiting events.

  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Demonstrated experience developing collaborative working relationships across organizations and functions.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent organization skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in eight U.S. locations.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.