MDP Recruiter – Plymouth Meeting, PA USA


A rapidly growing distributor of industrial products, located about 15 miles west of Philadelphia, is looking for a Recruiter for their Management Development Program.  The recruiter will be responsible for achieving the staffing objectives of the company’s national Management Development Program by recruiting and evaluating entry-level and experienced college graduates, planning and implementing recruiting campaigns and strategies, developing and utilizing evaluation materials, and accumulating and analyzing recruiting and retention statistics.

Job Duties Include:
  • Determine recruiting strategy for assigned regions; work in conjunction with region managers to establish recruiting goals.
  • Establish candidate qualifications by developing knowledge, skill, and screening questions. Conduct applicant screenings, resume searches, and interviews. Coordinate the pre-employment assessment process, including applicant tracking and reporting.
  • Identify recruiting sources by studying college programs and demographics, interviewing college career services staff and faculty, and matching job requirements with likely candidate sources. Participate in on campus recruiting events. Contact non-college sources and provide organization information, opportunities, and benefits. Make presentations, and maintain rapport.
  • Extend employment offers by selling organization values, strengths, and opportunities. Negotiate final terms with selected candidates. Complete offer letter acceptances. Expectation is 10 hires per year.
  • Develop recruiting presentations by collecting, designing, and preparing written and visual materials. Write and coordinate web page content, brochures, and other recruiting materials.
  • Use applicant tracking software (Taleo) to post jobs to boards and maintain candidate files per company requirements.
  • Use onboarding software (Taleo) to complete new hire paperwork, and maintain personnel files.
  • Answer inquiries from Mentors and Region Managers about program expectations, training resources and requirements, etc. Initiate verbal and written communication to Mentors and Region Managers to maintain relationships and solve problems.
  • Collect, analyze, and summarize recruiting and retention data and trends for periodic meetings and trainings with senior leaders and Region Managers. Recommend program changes to maximize effectiveness.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities. Read professional publications, maintain personal networks, and participate in professional organizations.
  • Accomplish other tasks as assigned.
This career opportunity involves overnight travel (approximately 25%-30%) to participate in off-site recruiting and other events.

Required Skills
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of staffing, recruiting practices, interviewing techniques, and candidate assessment.
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization. Strong written communication and record keeping skills.
  • Knowledge of applicant tracking and onboarding systems, document creation, personal computer skills including MS Office and PowerPoint, and e-mail.
  • Ability to travel and work independently.
Required Experience
  • Four year college degree
  • Minimum 5 years of recruiting as a primary job responsibility
  • Social media expertise
  • Experience recruiting college graduates for a Management Training Program
Candidates should reside locally in the Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey/Wilmington DE area.

Location:  Plymouth Meeting, PA

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