Talent Acquisition Specialist - Human Resources Generalist

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-303547
    • Job Location: Huntsville, AL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/15/2020
    • Years of Experience: 5+
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Job Description

Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services, Inc. is currently seeking a Talent Acquisition Specialist - Human Resources Generalist to provide professional and administrative support for HR functions including: employment relations, compensation, workers compensation, safety, records management, policy and procedure, communications, training, employment law and organizational development.

Recruitment responsibilities would include:

  • Recruiting external talent from entry level to senior level positions, including technical and administrative positions
  • Maintaining an active pipeline of qualified candidates to ensure staffing needs are met in higher turnover areas

  • Creating up to date Job postings by working closely with hiring managers to clearly identify job requirements and responsibilities

  • Crafting compelling job postings

  • Ensuring inclusive and timely communication with managers and candidates to ensure that managers are well informed, while supporting a positive, high touch applicant experience

  • Providing Human Resources Generalist support as needed in the areas of onboarding, training and development, employee engagement events, and other related activities.

  • Tracking metrics such as resume flow, applicants, source of new hires, etc. in order to cost effectively improve the sourcing of quality candidates and improve recruitment practices

HR Generalist responsibilities include:

  • Making recommendations and implement actions to improve the talent acquisition function such as appropriate applicant sourcing methods; job boards; career fairs, etc.Act as and HR Business partner for the assigned business segment, performing HR functions related to: workforce planning, staffing (hires and terms), on-boarding, employee engagement and development, HR policy understanding and compliance; succession planning; employee relations.
  • Conducting the new hire on-boarding process.
  • Conducting exit interviews.
  • Maintain all personnel records for the assigned employees.
  • As required, will partner with Division HR lead to coordinate the submission of proper documents being requested during periodic SOX audits.
  • Respond to employment inquiries from Federal Background Investigators as needed for security clearance background investigations.
  • Ensures HR record keeping is compliant and current.
  • Work closely with the Division HR Lead/Director of HR on projects as required. 
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Experience and Skills


  • Strong recruiting background in defense field.
  • Must have effective interpersonal and customer service skills and able to interact with all levels of employees and management.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Must be detail oriented and be able to multi-task.
  • Effective problem solving skills with the ability to resolve problems with tact, courtesy and diplomacy.
  • Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet.



  • Bachelor's Degree or 5+years of experience as an HR Generalist. 
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification a plus Experience with HRIS is preferred.
  • Experience with ADP Vantage and Cost Point a plus.


  • Primarily works in an office environment.
  • Some exposure to manufacturing areas.
  • Frequent repetitive motion tasks (i.e.computer use).
  • May work extended hours and weekends.
  • Some travel between company locations.