HR Recruiter

Department: Human Resources
Location: Irvine, CA

Job Summary:

As an HR Recruiter at Zymo Research Corporation, you will play a crucial role in identifying, attracting, and hiring top talent. You’ll collaborate with hiring managers, develop recruitment strategies, and ensure a seamless candidate experience.

If you are passionate about helping people in advancing science and working with awesome teams in a fast-growing company, we want to speak with you!

Join us in making a meaningful impact!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with hiring managers to understand staffing needs and create job descriptions if necessary.
  • Source candidates through various channels, including but not limited to job boards, social media, and networking events.
  • Conduct initial phone screens and interviews to assess qualifications and cultural fit.
  • Coordinate interview schedules and provide timely feedback to candidates.
  • Manage the end-to-end recruitment process, from sourcing to offer acceptance.
  • Build and maintain a talent pipeline for future hiring needs.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and best practices in recruitment.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University or College.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in full-cycle recruiting.
  • Proficient in using applicant tracking systems (ATS) and other recruitment tools.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • SHRM or other relevant certifications are a plus.

About Us:

Since its inception in 1994, Zymo Research has been proudly serving the scientific community by providing innovative, reliable, and high-quality research tools and products. Whether it's DNA, RNA, epigenetics, microbiomics, protein, or yeast-based research, our philosophy remains the same: To provide the highest quality products in the industry while ensuring they are both simple to use and reliable in their performance.

Recognized as a Top Workplace by the Orange County Register in 2021, 2022, and named a Top Workplace USA in 2023, Zymo Research continues to be a vibrant community where employees thrive, feel connected, and are inspired by their work. If you are passionate about contributing to scientific advancement and want to be part of an exceptional team in a dynamic, growing company, we'd love to hear from you!


The estimated base compensation range for this position is $24 to $50 per hour at the time of posting. Actual compensation details will be provided in writing at the time of offer, if applicable, and is based on several factors we believe fairly and accurately impact compensation, including geographic location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other job permitted factors.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Zymo Research welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. These include sex, age, color, race, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical & mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other protected status as defined by federal, state, or local law.


Flexible – Zymo Research HQ – 17062 Murphy Ave. Irvine, CA 92614 - Candidates must reside within a 30-mile radius.

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