Baillie Lumber Co.
  • 30-Oct-2018 to 01-Mar-2019 (MST)
  • Admin
  • Hamburg, NY, USA
  • Full Time


Baillie Lumber Co. is excited to add another recruiter to support our manufacturing facilities in the Eastern United States.  This newly created position, based in Hamburg, NY, provides a unique opportunity to help shape and execute the talent acquisition strategies for a growing international company.  This position will report to the Talent Acquisition Manager of a small HR team.  Successful candidates will have a desire to communicate consistently and openly, introduce new ideas and perspectives willingly, and possess an insatiable thirst for serving the needs of our facilities.  This is an awesome role for someone looking to take the next step in owning a bigger chunk of the recruiting cycle, is eager to travel to many locations domestically, and excited to be part of a newer team of a nearly 100 year old industry leader.

Recruiter Responsibilities:

  • Manage recruiting life cycle for entry level roles: source, screen, present candidates to hiring managers, coordinate interviews and administer assessments; follow up with candidates.
  • Continuous management of the candidate pipeline and ongoing engagement with active and passive candidates.
  • Partner with hiring managers to understand strategic business objectives and develop strategies to meet current and future staffing needs across multiple locations.
  • Develop a robust pipeline of qualified candidates for manufacturing openings by proactively and creatively sourcing candidates for local hiring managers.
  • Identify and forge relationships with local organizations and residents, high schools, community colleges, staffing agencies, etc.
  • Responsible for internal and external job postings based on hiring criteria using social media, internet-based job posting vendors and applicant tracking system.
  • Track and report on key metrics relevant to the position. (time to fill, etc.)
  • Work with hiring managers/recruitment team to write compelling job descriptions and work with the marketing team to promote our employment brand and the forest products industry.
  • Research various processes/approaches to improve our recruiting efforts.

Recruiter Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience in recruitment, preferably from a staffing environment.
  • Ability to consult/communicate with managers regarding staffing needs and decisions.
  • Proficient at using applicant tracking systems as well as building a pipeline of candidates.
  • Demonstrated experience using social networking, job boards, etc.
  • Experience working with staffing agency's for industrial or manufacturing clients preferred, but willing to train.
  • Armed with superb communication skills and able to build incredible relationships with managers and candidates.
  • Experienced at filling a variety of roles across multiple job functions and employee levels.
  • Adaptable, flexible, and enjoys the challenge of working with multiple affiliates.
  • Must be willing to travel 10-20% during training. Once training is complete, must be willing to travel for career fairs, open houses at facilities, meetings with managers, etc. (Day or Overnight Trips)

 ***Please refer to the "Full Job Description" button below to review our physical demands form prior to applying to this position.***

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