Senior Technical Recruiter

San Francisco
Operations Team
2-3 Month Temp - Full-Time

About the company
Backed by Khosla & Google Ventures, we're a robotics company aiming to revolutionize the dining experience. Right now, we've created a robot that makes fresh gourmet food with high-quality ingredients from scratch. You’d join a team from institutions including Berkeley and Stanford and firms like Tesla and NASA, alongside our culinary team, which contains veterans of Chez Panisse and Fat Duck.

About the role
Momentum Machines is looking for a senior technical recruiter to drive and lead the recruiting efforts for mechanical and software engineering roles.  The right candidate will have experience sourcing and closing advanced technical talent across all of our technical roles.  They will thrive at Momentum Machines by striking the right balance between creativity, productivity, project management and influencing.  When you’re doing something nobody has ever done before, the old ways can frequently come up short. At Momentum Machines, you’ll get the opportunity to be creative, to try, to fail, to learn and to succeed. You will have an appetite for risk,  because that’s how we leap ahead together.


    • Partnering with business leaders and hiring managers to assess their talent requirements and advising on the best hiring strategy
    • Shepherding the time and resources at your disposal effectively and keeping your business partners up to speed on a regular basis
    • Using a variety of creative techniques to discover and attract the best passive talent
    • Conducting thorough behavioral based interviews and phone screens to assess both technical baseline as well as skills be successful at Momentum Machines
    • Focusing on providing a great candidate experience at every opportunity
    • Requirements
    • BS/BA or equivalent exceptional business experience
    • Minimum of 5 years recruiting experience in a technical field
    • Demonstrated track record of excellence in sourcing and assessing top talent
    • Proven relationship management experience with hiring teams and business partners, helping them navigate the sources of talent and assisting them with assessment
    • Skilled in offer negotiation, awareness of pertinent employment legislation and employment market trends
    • The ability to lead projects to successful conclusion – balancing efficiency with quality
    • A combination of corporate and agency/executive search experience is preferred