• Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Job Locations CA-ON-Greater Toronto Area
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/2/2019 1:18 PM)
    Job Category
    Human Resources
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Hours of Work
    Monday to Friday (normal operating hours)
  • Job Description

    The Talent Acquisition Specialist, Manufacturing is responsible for the full life-cycle of a requisition by identifying and utilizing creative sourcing strategies to attract top talent for FGF.

    Primary Responsibilities


    Talent Sourcing:

    • Work closely with the TAS Team Leader and the Leadership team at FGF to create/develop the job description and the requisition to encompass the desired technical and soft skill requirements for the position
    • Proactively recruit candidates through Social Media; University/Campus recruitment;  Job Fairs; Referrals; Resume Boards;  FGF team member Referral Program; and other sources
    • Post and maintain job postings on Social Media and in ATS
    • Effectively manage the priority of open requisitions
    • Source leads and screen/interview candidates to develop pools of talent
    • Log all candidate and job activity in ATS systems (ICIMS)
    • Contribute reports on recruitment metrics, competitor information and market trends

    Relationship Management:

    • Work closely with T&D Business Partners, Manufacturing Leaders, and Group Leaders to drive Talent & Development (HR) Best Practices and Talent Acquisition and Recruitment
    • Develop and maintain long-term relationships with hiring Team Leaders (managers)
    • Act as the interface between team leaders, T&D Business Partners and the Talent Acquisition team.
    • Create a positive candidate experience through continued communication; courtesy and respect.
    • Represent the organization at all times… with Pride; Passion; Enthusiasm, and Commitment
    • Persuasively promote the FGF story, and contribute to the building of our Best in Class Talent Sourcing Processes and our Employer of Choice Brand.

    Project Management:

    • Participate and manage Special projects related to Talent sourcing; reporting/dashboards and other projects

     Additional Responsibilities:

    • Research/make recommendations on the latest recruiting trends and tools to strive for efficiencies and effectiveness in Talent Acquisition.
    • Champion and adhere to all FGF Best Practices
    • Provide initiative, guidance and advice on recruitment programs, policies and protocols
    • work collaboratively with all departments

    Required Experience

    • Post-secondary education preferred, with a focus on Talent Sourcing; Recruitment; Talent Management or relevant industry experience.
    • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience with manufacturing recruitment, preferably from a staffing agency or large manufacturer.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/requisitions.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Professional level capability in use of desktop software (MS Office Suite, with focus on analytical skills in Excel)
    • In-depth experience sourcing talent using Social Media; Industry Associations: Newsgroups; Campus Recruitment; Resume Boards; Recruitment Agencies
    • Talent Mapping/Pipeline building nice to have.
    • Experience with ATS systems and reporting.

    Core Competencies

    • Customer and Product Centricity - Responds to the needs of both internal and external customers in a timely and courteous manner, showing a sense of urgency; always keeping our products front and centre.
    • Flexibility, Agility, Adaptability - Adapts to changes; changes strategy in response to new information; responds appropriately and quickly without having all parameters defined; demonstrate tolerance for speed and uncertainty.
    • Team Work and Collaboration - Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods of communication to gain agreement or acceptance of a plan or activity. Is effective in building constructive relationships; uses tact; interacts with others in an open, friendly manner, encourages collaboration.
    • Passion for Excellence – Always looks for ways to improve effectiveness or efficiency, making recommendation to increase productivity in quality of work; develops innovative solutions, challenges the status quo. To be the best, never compromising.
    • Drives Execution - Takes risks, learn from their mistakes, builds trust and is a role model to others. Has a “hands-on” style; is aggressive in achieving desired results.



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