Acme Smoked Fish
  • Human Resources
  • Wilmington, NC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Acme Smoked Fish Corporation is one of the leading producers and distributors of smoked fish and pickled fish products in the United States. The company was established in Brooklyn in 1954 and continues to be family owned and operated. The skill and experience behind Acme's products continue to be carried on by the third and fourth generations of the family and by a very passionate team of food professionals.  Products are sold throughout the country in retail and institutional form under four major brands, which include Acme, Blue Hill Bay, Ruby Bay, and Great American. Our products are also anonymously served by some of the best restaurants and behind deli counters in select supermarkets, bagel stores, and appetizing stores. 

Acme Smoked Fish Corp. is looking for a Lead Recruiter to join the Acme Smoked Fish family. The Lead Recruiter will play a critical role in attracting and engaging talent to fulfill the vision and mission of Acme Smoked Fish. The position can be based in either Wilmington, NC or Brooklyn, NY.


  • Manage full cycle searches including the development an inclusive recruitment strategy and equitable process for assigned positions, conducting phone screens, managing in-person interviews and presentations, scheduling testing, debrief sessions, making offers and stewarding through on-boarding.
  • Partner with hiring managers to develop position specific recruitment strategies
  • Coach hiring managers through the selection process
  • Attend external events and job fairs to attract and introduce new talent to Acme Smoked Fish's mission and vision
  • Source candidates and proactively build pipelines and networks
  • Work closely with the VP of Human Resources and HR team on identifying and meeting company needs
  • Record and update search data and candidate relationships to identify process improvement opportunities or additional resources required to meet recruitment goals


  • A Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management or related field.
  • At least 5-7 years of full cycle recruitment experience required.
  • Experience recruiting high volume, hourly and salaried positions and in a manufacturing environment a plus
  • A demonstrated record of success in proactively sourcing candidates and building talent networks
  • Flexibility and proficiency with managing multiple priorities to deadlines
  • Ability to work with a variety of staff members from first-time hiring managers to senior executives
  • Demonstrated experience developing and leading recruitment strategies and processes that align to Acme Smoked Fish's vision and mission.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and decision-making abilities
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to communicate effectively across the entire organization
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications; experience creating well-formatted, professional documents in Word and PowerPoint preferred
  • Previous experience with recruitment software required

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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