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Recruiter - Transportation/Logistics

Company: Penske Truck Leasing
Location: Irving
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:
Our Penske Field Recruiter will manage the full life-cycle recruiting process, including sourcing, selection, offer negotiation, and initiating the onboarding process for our Transportation - Dedicated Contract Carriage operations locations in the Eastern, Central, and Mountain timezones. We are seeking a highly responsive, customer-focused individual with strong time management and organizational skills to manage approximately 25 (primarily salaried) positions at any given point as well as hourly roles at our locations.
This position will be based out of our Irving, TX office reporting to the Staffing Director with a strong dotted line relationship to the area vice-president and area human resource manager(s). This position will recruit for positions such as Operations Managers, Operations Supervisors, clerks, and other non-driver roles supporting the transportation business.
A heavy emphasis on this role is placed on sourcing and recruiting talent. Utilizing resume databases, research, and networking skills, social media, the position will require the proactive identification of active and passive talent through flawless execution of our process and creative thinking for challenging roles and markets. The position will also be responsible for placing and editing job advertisements in various media outlets, database management, internet resume mining, cold calling, local school/organization recruiting diversity organizations, and screening applicants.
Major Responsibilities:
- Maintains effective working relationship with HR and Operational partners to ensure appropriate staffing service levels are met through the creation of area staffing plans
- Manages the necessary sourcing and advertising of openings
- Develops and maintains local relationships with colleges, alumni groups, military sources, and diversity organizations to find and attract applicants
- Conducts electronic screening and phone screening of candidates, updating status in our tracking system.
- Maintains constant communication with hiring managers on active candidates. Also regularly discusses future hiring needs and backup candidates.
- Coordinates background checks on applicants, and reference checks where appropriate
- Coaches hiring managers with effective recruiting practices to ensure policies and legal requirements are in compliance.
- Possess and maintains on-going knowledge of the latest recruiting strategies utilizing a high level of creativity and latitude
- Ensures compliance with all federal/state laws and regulations including ADA; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences in all phases of the recruitment process.
- Supports Penske diversity initiatives and objectives.
- Develops a full understanding of, and utilizes, reporting features of recruiting systems, including requisition reports, candidate status reports, etc.
- Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications: - 2-3 years recruiting experience in a large, decentralized, or centralized company environment required, recruiting warehouse experience preferred

- Bachelor's degree required, or, at least 3 years of equivalent work experience required

- Must have demonstrated internal customer service skills, including troubleshooting and problem-solving experiences.

- Must have demonstrated strong organizational and documentation skills

- Able to communicate effectively both in-person and through written correspondences and presentations with candidates, peers, managers, and leadership.

- Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and keep up with a high volume of activity

- Detail-oriented, self-motivated, strong organizational skills, and ability to prioritize.

- Willingness to travel, about 20-40% to various locations by car, plane, or train overnight, as required or directed by area operational leadership

- Excellent knowledge of Internet candidate data mining; recruiting certification preferred

- Strong knowledge of enterprise applicant tracking systems required, prior experience with Taleo preferred
- Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
- Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required
Physical Requirements: -The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer. About Penske Logistics Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit to learn more.

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