PETER A. ALBERT
25 Overlook Drive Westbrook, ME 04092
207-591-5690 (home) 207-415-1925 (cell)
OBJECTIVE: Permanent or contract employment as a Professional Recruiter in a
position that allows me to utilize my outstanding communication skills and AIRS
training to locate and hire the best qualified candidates for your company.
PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY: Versatile, full cycle recruiter with industry experience
in Semiconductor, Defense, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Biotech companies.
Sources and recruits from a variety of traditional and non-traditional methods to find
qualified candidates. Identifies key candidates by researching competitor companies,
networking, cold calling, proceeds to contact and dialogue with such candidates to
present new opportunities to them. Also utilizes AIRS (link, x-ray, and domain searches)
techniques by using internet directories/search engines ( Linkedin, Google, etc) to locate
“passive” candidates whose resumes/contact information reside in homepages and on
competitor company websites. Effectively markets the company to prospective
candidates getting them “to the table.” Customer focused, communicates with hiring
managers to assess staffing needs, recruitment strategies, and problem solving. Follows
up on progress of resume submittals. Performs phone screens, interviews, participates in
the selection process, generates offers, works through salary negotiations, closes all loops
in the hiring process. Versed in EEO, Title VII, ADA, Affirmative Action, Immigration.
STAFFING SUMMARY: Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Process
Engineers, Applications Engineers, Structural Engineers, Equipment Engineers,
Manufacturing Engineers, Naval Architects, Systems Engineers, Modeling & Simulation,
Equipment Technicians, Failure Analysis/Reliability Engineers, CAD Designers, Design
Verification, Test Engineers (software & hardware,) Product Engineers, Equipment
Engineers, Solutions Architects, Circuit Designers (ASIC, CMOS, Mixed Signal, ) Board
Designers (PCB/PCBA,) Hardware Engineers, Software Engineers (C, C++, VB, Java,
SQL, RAID, BIOS, Device Driver, SECS/GEM, Oracle, LDAP, Siteminder,) Firmware
Engineers, Quality Engineers, Contract Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Import/Export
Compliance, Program/Project Managers, Technical Marketing, Labor Relations Director,
Labor Attorney, Administrative, Clerical, Direct Labor, Sales/Business Development,
Pharmacists, District Managers.
TECHNICAL SUMMARY: Skilled in the use of: Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer,
Windows 2000, 2003, NT, XP, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Outlook, Lotus
Notes, Resumix, PC Recruiter, Brass Ring, Projectix, First Advantage, Taleo, Virtual
Edge, Monster, Hot Jobs, Dice, Google.
Peter Albert /Recruiter Resume 207-415-1925
October 2006- March 2009: LSI Corporation (formerly LSI Logic) Milpitas, CA
Senior Staffing Consultant (Contract- through Bridgenex LLC-) Supported seven U.S.
sites for large storage technology company. Duties were full cycle recruiting of mostly
software/hardware/firmware engineers with responsibility for maintaining talent
management system from requisition creation, candidate screening, presenting candidates
to hiring managers, scheduling interviews, creating, presenting, and negotiating offers,
process new hire/on-boarding, immigration issues, and closed all loops in the hiring
process. Sourcing methods ranged from identifying talent working at competitors, cold
calling, use of networking sites such as Linkedin, referral generation from employees,
new hires, and searches on Google, university/college Alumni sites, homepages, user-
June 2006 -Sept 2006: Liberty Mutual Group-Portsmouth NH
Contract Technical Recruiter (through Willmott Assoc.)- Supports Infrastructure
Services by sourcing and recruiting IT professionals for a variety of positions including,
Enterprise Architects, Sever Hardware Implementation, Windows Administrator, MS
Exchange Administrator, Software Engineer, Project Manager, Technical Analyst, and
Has full cycle responsibility for managing staffing process through BrassRing applicant
management system. Pre-screens candidates, schedules interviews, provides feedback,
prepares offers, conduct offer negotiations.
Highlights: Filled a difficult opening for a Principal Technical Analyst with
January 2005 - May 2006: Axcelis Technologies-Beverly MA
Contract Technical Recruiter (through Willmott Assoc.)- Sourcing, recruiting a variety
of engineering and other technical disciplines for leading manufacturer of semiconductor
equipment. Full cycle recruiting in high volume hiring environment.
Use of AIRS, cold calling, research, and job boards to locate and contact candidates.
Assists hiring managers in fine tuning job descriptions, has regular meetings with
managers to assess candidate flow and quality. Complies with all EEO/Affirmative
Action guidelines. Highlights: To date have filled several difficult positions without
assistance from outside agencies.
April 2002-December 2004: Hannaford Bros. Co.- Scarborough, ME.
Corporate Recruiter/Employment Specialist (Direct)- Sourced and recruited retail
pharmacists in a highly competitive market with responsibility for 96 locations in five
states. Reported to Human Resources Manager, Director of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
Operations Managers. Duties were to find qualified candidates (individual contributor
and management level) present to hiring managers, prepare and negotiate offers (guide
candidates through entire value of package (stock options, 401K, pension, insurance,
etc.) close all loops in the hiring process.
Also recruited for corporate positions in non-pharmacy areas of company.
Highlights: Filled one of their most difficult openings (req was open for 1½ years.)
Placed a Director of Marketing and Pharmacy District Manager for sister company in
Florida. All positions were filled without the use of agencies or search firms.
November 2000-March 2002: Applied Micro Circuits Corporation
(Contract & Contingency)-Andover, MA
Technical Recruiter- Supporting the Marketing/Applications Engineering, Systems
Development and ASIC Design groups at the Andover MA.Design Center.
Sourcing, screening and interviewing engineers and technical marketing candidates who
will contribute to the development of customer specific chips and subsequent design wins
that perform in the high-bandwidth, silicon market.
Full cycle recruiter from first point of contact to first day of hire. Effectively markets
value of the company to candidates. Prepares, presents, and negotiates offers to
prospective hires. Highlights: Filled eleven Applications Engineer positions in a tight
market. Also, hired a sought after Design Verification Engineer from a competitor
July -November 2000: LSI Logic (contract through Pro Unlimited)-Gresham, OR
Contract Technical Recruiter/Sourcer-Responsible for the sourcing of test, product ,
equipment engineers to work in the Manufacturing Operations Division at their state of
the art 8quot; wafer fab.. Methods involve intensive internet searching, and cold calling
competitor companies to locate candidates. Resumes are prescreened and forwarded to
hiring managers and on site recruiters. Also, work directly with managers to define
criteria applicable to position requirements for posting and searching purposes.
Peter Albert /Recruiter Resume 207-415-1925
January 2000-July 2000: Celestica Corporation (contract through Adecco
Contract Technical Recruiter- Responsible for sourcing exempt and non-exempt
personnel for this international Electronics Manufacturing Services company. Provided
recruiting services to Andover and Chelmsford MA locations.
Highlights: Placed Engineering Manager for one of the company’s largest business units,
placed R&D Program Manager for highly strategic position at the company’s
April 1998-January 2000: Bath Iron Works, a General Dynamics Company-Bath,
Maine (Contract to Perm) Technical Recruiter/Employment Specialist- Responsible
for implementing online and other creative recruiting methods for this prestigious
shipbuilder whose primary customer is the U.S. Navy. These efforts resulted in the
company moving from a tactical to strategic recruiting model. Succeeded in filling one
hundred requisitions comprising of Engineers, Cad Designers, Project Managers, and
R&D. Highlights: Received United States Navy’s Aegis Award for Excellence.
1997-1998: Fairchild Semiconductor-South Portland, Maine
Contract Technical Recruiter- Responsibilities: Placed personnel for exempt and non-
exempt positions for this acclaimed Semiconductor company. Developed recruiting
strategies in a time when internet sourcing was not recognized for its effectiveness.
Succeeded in filling positions while competing with a neighboring Semiconductor
Other Relevant Work Experience:
Rite Aid- Harrisburg PA: Pharmacy Recruiter (retained search consultant)
Idexx Laboratories- Westbrook Maine: Scientific Recruiter (contract)
Bonney Personnel- Portland, Maine: Staffing Coordinator
Education and Training: Peter Albert/Recruiter Resume 207-415-1925
University of Southern Maine/Political Science Major (degree not finished), Time
Management, Project Management, Various Skill Path Seminars (Technical Writing,
Business Writing), Managing Personal Growth, Career Management and Development,
Myers Briggs. AIRS I & II (Advanced Internet Recruiting Seminars)
Personal Interests and Accomplishments:
Performing and recording artist on instrumental Acoustic and Classical Guitar, self
released album of solos.
References furnished upon request.