Sydney Van De Velde

Sydney Van De Velde

Manager - Supply Chain & Operations Search

Sydney Van De Velde joins StevenDouglas as a Manager of Supply Chain & Operations Search with experience in full lifecycle recruiting and account management. Sydney specializes in Manufacturing, Engineering, and Supply Chain recruiting, and she supports an array of industries such as Food & Beverage, Consumer Goods, and Packaging/Material Handling. Her approach to relationship-building is marked by effective communication, timely follow-up, and a commitment to keeping all parties informed about feedback and position status.

Sydney emphasizes understanding the unique needs of clients and candidates, delivering on promises, and establishing face-to-face connections whenever possible. Her problem-solving approach is proactive and collaborative, involving the identification of problems, proposing multiple solutions, and selecting the best course of action. Sydney began her recruiting career in 2016 as a technical recruiter, climbing the ranks from Senior to Lead, and eventually being promoted to Recruiting Manager for the Engineering team. Her career trajectory also includes a transition into Business Development and Account Executive roles, showcasing a diverse skill set.

Sydney's personal philosophy centers around the satisfaction derived from contributing to a candidate's career development and helping clients expand their teams with the right match. What sets her apart is a dedication to quality over quantity, building trust through genuine relationships, and ensuring both clients and candidates are content. Sydney holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from Georgia College and State University.

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