Juneau, WI HR
Job Type

Whisker, formerly known as AutoPets, is the maker of Litter-Robot, Feeder-Robot, and At Whisker, we believe pet parenthood can always get better.

As leading innovators in pet tech and refined pet accessories, we work tirelessly to solve problems and deliver smarter insights for pet parents while enriching the lives of pets. Whether it’s a self-cleaning litter box that automates scooping, an automatic feeder that helps pets develop healthier eating habits, or a modern cat tree that delights both humans and felines, we strive to deliver better solutions for consumers while transforming pet care along the way. To us, having a pet is the best thing ever. At Whisker, life together just keeps getting better.

Whisker is based in Auburn Hills, Michigan and Juneau, Wisconsin with 450+ passionate team members.

What You'll Do:

The Recruiter will be responsible for the full cycle recruiting process by proactively sourcing for talent, guiding the interview process, and working with hiring managers on open roles.  The Corporate Recruiter will be a brand ambassador, ensuring that all candidates receive a world-class experience while demonstrating Whisker values at each hiring process step. 

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.

  • Works closely with hiring managers for each open position:
    • Completes an intake session to understand the department’s need for the role and the responsibilities of the position
    • Understands the makeup of the hiring department and team culture 
  • Recruits candidates from multiple sources, including but not limited to Whisker’s careers site, LinkedIn, Indeed, and Handshake. 
  • Uses recruiting software to build a pipeline of talent proactively
  • Completes video /phone screens with qualified candidates promptly
  • Owns the assessment of all resumes submitted for specific hiring roles and ensures that we are recruiting Top Talent
  • Manages all schedules/calendars to schedule virtual and onsite interviews, delivering all resumes and phone screen notes to hiring leaders to review for steps moving forward
  • Delivers offers and negotiates details with candidates
  • Drafts new hire paperwork, conducts background checks, and participates in all aspects of onboarding while working with the Director of HR to ensure our candidates have a fantastic hiring experience
  • Anticipates staffing levels and proactively finds the right talent for the right time
  • Identifies and manages vendor relationships with Recruiting Agencies
  • Identifies and uses creative sourcing techniques when necessary for locating suitable candidates and networking at various types of events to attract passive candidates
  • Company representative/liaison at local and regional Universities, schools, and career fairs
  • Supports recruiting through the use of campus relations and other partnerships when necessary
  • Reviews and evaluates recruitment activities and initiatives to develop enhanced strategies and tactics which will increase the rate and number of successful hires
  • Partners closely with hiring leaders and provides consistent and speedy updates on open roles, showing a high sense of urgency
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the brand to ensure each candidate is a culture fit and technical fit for the positions being hired for
  • Trains and educates supervisors by developing training materials, hiring guides, and best practices
  • Other Human Resources duties assigned and performs additional responsibilities when required

What You'll Bring:

  • BA degree in HR, Business Administration or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of recruiting or sourcing experience
  • Recruiting background in Manufacturing or Engineering
  • Understanding of sourcing methods and strategies
  • Very comfortable discerning information received from candidate interviews and making a confident decision in your hiring process
  • Experience with ATS software, candidate assessments, behavioral and skill-based interviews
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Strong ability to be adaptable and open to all changes when needed
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain a professional atmosphere in a fast-paced environment with numerous interactions and interruptions
  • A high degree of initiative, self-motivation, and ability to motivate others
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with Team Members and colleagues

Not Required but Nice to Have!

  • Experience with Paylocity 
  • Experience with Checkr
  • Recruiting background for a Direct-to-Consumer company

Benefits & Purrks:

Join a tenacious, inventive company that empowers team members to chart their own path, lead by grounding decisions in the “why”, and has a strong sense of empathy and openness to new perspectives. Be a part of exciting growth, work with incredible people, and create tomorrow’s pet products—plus a whole lot of extras. You will also be provided with:

  • Premium Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • PTO
  • 14 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with 4% Match
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Top of the line equipment

Statement of Inclusivity:

We believe different perspectives make Whisker better and strive to create a place where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive.