Recruiting Coordinator
Wilsonville, OR
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Energy Storage Systems (ESS Inc) is a fast-growing, venture-backed, multi patented, clean technology start-up, located in Wilsonville, OR. ESS has developed an extremely cost-effective energy management system that combines an environmentally safe, abundant and non-toxic iron electrolyte with our patented flow cell design. Our advanced flow battery technology combines high performance with low cost, renewable integration designed for commercial, industrial, and utility applications.

Our team boasts decades of experience in distributed power generation and energy storage technologies. We are team building a disruptive, cutting edge technology. We are looking for motivated, hard-working, like-minded people to join our team of individuals who have a passion for sustainability, the environment, and who thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial setting. This position involves close interaction with numerous engineering disciplines. You must be comfortable working in a team environment that is fast paced and dynamic. A strong commitment to quality and continuous improvement is required.

ESS, Inc has an opportunity for a skilled Recruiting Coordinator to join our fun and fast paced, growing team and expanding business. The Coordinator will be responsible the coordination and logistics of recruiting, onboarding and engagement of talents. This role will day to day support of ESS’s full cycle, volume recruitment and hiring. Will complete other HR related project and administrative tasks as assigned.

The Recruiting Coordinator maintains position descriptions and job postings, conducts initial applicant review, and coordinates schedules and communication between candidates and the hiring team. As new hires are identified, the Talent Experience Coordinator helps foster success through effective and engaging new hire integration. This includes the coordinating pre-hire processes and communication, new hire paperwork, and partnership with hiring managers through initial orientation

Primary Responsibilities

Interview Logistics: Coordinate and provide logistical support to schedule phone screens and interviews including travel and communication with candidates and hiring managers. Responsible for candidate expense management and reimbursement processing.
Requisition Administration: Create and post requisitions
Onboarding Processing: Process and track to ensure completion of pre-employment requirements from launch hire to Day 1. Communicate, coordinate and schedule New Hire Orientation with various departments / locations to ensure a successful onboarding /engagement experience.


The ideal candidate will bring 2+ years of HR and recruiting or employee communications experience to the role. With a wide range of responsibilities, this position is ideal for someone who enjoys a varied workload and can successfully manage shifting priorities. Communications skills are key to success in this role. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Outlook, Excel and Word, along with skills in managing applicant tracking and job posting websites, will be crucial to success. The successful Recruiting Coordinator is highly curious and enjoys coming up with creative approaches to find and engage talent. A stellar service orientation and developed sense of fun, paired with a professional sense of compassion and confidentiality for difficult situations, are crucial to success in this role.

  • 2+ years of HR, Recruiting, or Administrative experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Analytical to think through challenges and deliver quality results.
  • Has excellent organizational skills.
  • Motivated by the challenge of coordinating work with multiple priorities; comfortable with ambiguity; proactively seeks answers.
  • Quickly learns when faced with new challenges and strives to enhance his/her knowledge and skills.
  • Is action-oriented and has a sense of urgency.

What ESS Offers
  • Benefits: In addition to the value of working with and helping grow a global reaching clean technology, headquartered in the middle of the beautiful Pacific Northwest valley, ESS offers a competitive benefits package: Company assisted Health insurance, Medical & Dental; FLEX spending account; 6 paid holidays; 401K, a generous PTO accrual; and public transportation assistance.