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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Company: DHL eCommerce Solutions
Location: Whittier
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

The Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible for sourcing and recruiting part-time and full-time employees across multiple Distribution Centers .This role will be responsible for full-cycle recruiting with a strong emphasis on sourcing applicants utilizing various methods. The Talent Acquisition Specialist will consult with field operations, management and corporate HR to ensure alignment between recruiting needs and recruiting strategy; maintain the Applicant Tracking System. As a consultant to the HR Business Partners and Operations Management, the Field Recruiting Specialist will guide their team through, interviewing, selection, and offers with a strong emphasis on a positive candidate experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sources candidates by utilizing various methods (i.e., networking, referrals, online searches, internet postings, job/career fairs, local trade schools, etc.)
  • Sources and screens candidates by thoroughly evaluating candidates for job fit against role requirements
  • Manages recruiting process and acts as a candidate advocate during the screening, job acceptance and assignment process
  • Supports the pre-employment process (scheduling interviews, background checks, drug-testing, etc.) to ensure compliance and proper applicant tracking flow and records maintenance
  • Works directly with the HR team to develop recruitment strategies based on geographic needs
  • Conducts realistic job previews, site visits, and office interviews to measure capability and aptitude
  • May provide functional guidance, advice and/or training to less-experienced staff
  • Consults and partners with field business partners, managers and Corporate HR to ensure alignment between recruiting needs and recruiting strategy
  • Collaborates with other HR functions on recruiting issues (e.g., new hire requirements, compensation, etc.)
  • Completes the hiring process by drafting and gaining sign-off on offer letters
  • Coordinates with the HR Business Partner to ensure all new hire processing takes place on the employee's first day of work
  • Conducts skills testing and office interviews to measure capability and aptitude


    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment with the ability to prioritize multiple functions and tasks
    • Excellent time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates
    • Proven ability to engage and influence all levels of the organization, and to establish credibility and respect of employees, peers, managers, and leaders
    • Excellent oral and written communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills
    • Self-motivated and able to work under limited supervision
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise a high level of discretion
    • Excellent judgment and conflict management skills
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure with poise and professionalism
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products: Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint

      Education and/or Experience:

      • High School diploma
      • College degree a plus
      • 3+ years of high-volume recruiting experience, specifically for non-exempt positions
      • Experience with recruiting for distribution and warehouse environments a plus
      • Experience working with Applicant Tracking systems

        Physical Demands:

        • Physical demands are consistent with a professional office setting
        • Regular sitting at work station for 25 - 75% of the work shift
        • Frequent standing and walking
        • Travel up to 20%

          Equal Opportunity Employer- Veterans/DisabilityPI187054483

Keywords: DHL eCommerce Solutions, Whittier , Talent Acquisition Specialist, Other , Whittier, California

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