Job Description

Company Description:

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries that serve 70 million customers daily. We continue to operate from a position of strength. Our updated growth strategy is focused on staying ahead of what our customers want and realizing further growth potential. Our relentless ambition is why McDonald’s remains one of the world’s leading corporations after almost 70 years. Joining McDonald's means thinking big and preparing for a career that can have influence around the world.

At McDonald’s, we see every day as a chance to create positive impact. We lead through our values centered on inclusivity, service, integrity, community and family. From support of Ronald McDonald House Charities to our Youth Opportunity project and sustainability initiatives, our values keep us dedicated to using our scale for good: good for our customers, people, industry and planet. We also offer a broad range of outstanding benefits including a sabbatical program, tuition assistance and flexible work arrangements.

We are enjoying the flexibility of a hybrid work model, in which employees spend part of their week connecting with co-workers in our state-of-the-art headquarters. Located in the booming West Loop of downtown Chicago, it's set up to be a global hub that cultivates collaboration:

  • Take a class at Hamburger University
  • Sample future items in our Test Kitchen
  • Utilize the latest technology to connect with your team around the globe

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our crew members, staff, operators, and suppliers. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone.

Job Description:

McDonald’s is seeking an expert hands-on Contract Corporate Recruiter to join our Global Talent team for an open-ended assignment.  You will be support full cycle recruitment for your assigned function within the company. You will report to the Talent Attraction Manager and collaborate closely with stakeholders across the organization. To hire the best, we need the best. We want professionals who are hard-working, passionate about candidate experience, and customer obsessed.

In this role, you will be supporting the McDonald’s Global Business Services & Finance Team.  


  • Partner with hiring managers in developing recruitment strategies for current and future staffing needs primarily at the manager level and above
  • Implement necessary sourcing strategies to include a variety of methods of attracting top talent
  • Select and qualify candidates based upon skill, cultural, and motivational fit, utilizing behavioral based approach and screening criteria
  • Provide exceptional candidate care and ensure that candidates are effectively pre-screened before inclusion into the recruitment process
  • Maintain best practices throughout the client interview process by providing interview and assessment skills coaching and updates
  • Build business relationships with key Client Groups, candidates, and HR Business Partners
  • Research and recommend competitive compensation packages in partnership with the hiring managers and HRBPs
  • Possible oversight of a Jr. Recruiter and / or Candidate Experience Coordinator
  • Possible engagement on recruiting projects; such as an ATS implementation or new technology
  • Responsible for pulling reports and abiding to metrics and SLAs
  • Full-cycle recruitment experience in either an agency or corporate environment (non-technical recruitment experience is preferred)
  • Experience recruiting for high volume projects ideally within transformation/implementation
  • Experience working with an Applicant Tracking System and solid knowledge of technology (i.e. SmartRecruiters, Boolean search logic, Outlook, Web, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to thrive as an independent contributor working as a consultant to hiring managers
  • Ability to manage approximately 15-20+ requisitions concurrently, with solid attention to detail and prioritization.  
Additional Information:

McDonald’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our workforce. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone. McDonald’s provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as part of the application or hiring process or to perform the essential functions of their job. If you need assistance accessing or reading this job posting or otherwise feel you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

McDonald’s provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, protected military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Nothing in this job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online