We have as little to do with the fascination for Formula 1 racing as we have over the wonderful feelings you experience at a great concert. However – you will often find OXEA products in the fuel for racing cars, in car body paints, in the many plastics used in sound engineering, and in DVD and Blu-ray discs. OXEA is one of the world‘s largest manufacturers of Oxo products and is Number 1 in the Merchant Market. We are economically sound and continually growing – with a strong environmentally green conscience and a respect for cultural values. With approximately 1400 employees worldwide, we offer a working environment with a streamlined hierarchy which provides a wide variety of responsibilities that will challenge you professionally and provide opportunities to advance your career development.



Bay City, US, 77414 Houston, US, 77056

OQ Chemicals Company Overview |World leader in Oxo Chemicals

Oxo products are the core competency of OQ Chemicals. We are producing more than 70 oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives for customers in a wide range of industries with various end market applications. Our chemicals are important ingredients in products that are used in daily life around the world. "We" refers to more than 1,400 OQ Chemicals employees worldwide. At our plants in Germany, the USA, China and the Netherlands, we produce intermediates and derivatives.

Job Purpose:
The Recruiter position provides support to OQ Chemicals Leadership, Human Resource Management, and staff in all talent acquisition needs. This position will effectively recruit qualified candidates for applicable job opportunities, conduct interviews, and assist with the onboarding process for all new hires. As well as assist employees with transitioning to OQ Chemicals and immigration/non-immigration coordination while providing an inviting, welcoming, and confidential environment for the employee. The position will act by the Group’s Mission, Vision, Values & Strategies, as well as policies, guidelines, and international standards, supported by an IT Technology platform and HSE standards.


Main Tasks and Responsibilities:


  • Review and/or assist in preparing the paperwork needed for job postings. Post job opportunities via the appropriate means to reach target candidates.

  • ​​​​​​Ensure talent is available and pipelines are full at all levels of the organization: Recruit exempt and non-exempt positions for OQ Chemicals.

  • Execute sourcing strategies to fulfill the requirements of OQ Chemicals

  • ​​​​​​​Determining selection criteria

  • Source potential candidates through internal and external channels

  • Develop and implement new recruiting tools.

  • Ensure the hiring department receives qualified candidates by reviewing resumes/applications. Prescreen applicants and provide HR guidance to the hiring team.

  • Coordinate interview schedules with hiring departments, local state workforce agencies, staffing companies, etc., and arrange for applicants’ travel when applicable.

  • Use innovative technology for conducting interviews when appropriate, as well as for sourcing candidates.

  • Inform job applicants of details such as duties and responsibilities, compensation, benefits, schedules, working conditions, or promotion opportunities.

  • Professionally represent the Company at recruiting events such as job fairs, college engagements, high school presentations, and community events.

  • Assist with internships, including initial interviews, onboarding, transportation, required reporting/evaluations, etc.

  • Work closely with the hiring department to develop and update job descriptions and maintain a repository for future needs.​​​​​​​



  • Prepare necessary paperwork to present the offer to the candidate once proper authorization is received.

  • Schedule/Coordinate Pre-employment physicals and/or Drug/Alcohol Pre-screens.

  • Conduct pre-employment background checks.

  • Initiate onboarding documents, ensure all documents are the most current, and are properly completed.

  • Schedule and conduct new hire orientations effectively to ensure a smooth transition into the Company.

  • Maintain consistent communication with candidates throughout the recruiting process to manage requirements and expectations.

  • Professionally prepare and present new hire materials that effectively communicate among all learning styles. Update Company handbook as policies and HR practice changes occur. Ensure most updated I9 and W4 are distributed.

  • Utilize I9 and E-Verify systems to determine workers’ identity and employment eligibility within appropriate time constraints.



  • Stay current on the company’s organizational structure, personnel policy, and federal and state laws regarding employment practices.

  • Assist HR Generalist with the coordination non-immigration and immigration processing while maintaining associated timelines as well as preparation of US Work Visa documentation; gather information and review and check for accuracy as needed.

  • Maintain accurate and updated records & files. 

  • Prepare monthly open positions report.

  • Prepare recommendation reports as required by HR Management.

  • Process billing, invoicing, and check requisitions related to individual recruiting tasks.  

  • Complete required training according to the Master Training plan.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.



Notable Working Conditions:

Office environment, intensive computer screen use, May work outside the regular schedule as needed. Travel 15% of the time in related to career fairs, recruiting efforts, presentations and sporadic visits to Corporate and Bishop Operations Site.


Education Requirements:

College degree in HR or related field plus a minimum of 3 year of direct HR experience, or H.S. Graduate or Equivalent plus minimum 5 years of direct HR experience considered. SHRM certification preferred.


Background and Experience:

  • A Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ in job related functions to Human Resources dependent on education. Experience in new hire on boarding, recruiting, public speaking/presentations, I-9/EVerify and Immigration and non-immigration processing preferred.

  • Knowledge of HIPAA required.

  • Knowledge of SAP Success Factors

  • Experience in recruiting features in Linked in a plus



Competencies and Skills:

Must be able to:

  • Have regular, reliable attendance as well as the ability to work outside the regular schedule as required.

  • Demonstrate exceptional teamwork and customer service; behave professionally; treat others with respect and dignity.

  • Work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Have a strong attention to detail.

  • Multi-task and prioritize while meeting important deadlines.

  • Maintain strict confidentiality and adhere to HIPPA regulations with employee information.

  • Have strong oral and written communication skills


All individuals are invited to participate regardless of race, sex, age, color, national origin, marital status, religion, disability or veteran status, and any other criterion prescribed by law.


Check Out Our Benefits

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Health Equity Health Fund for health and dependent care
  • Disability Benefits
  • Basic Group Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Paid Time Off for a balanced life
  • Competitive salary, bonus, 401(k) plan with match and profit-sharing match

Nearest Major Market: Houston