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Recruiter

Location: 

Ankeny, IA, US, 50021

Company:  Midwest Region Corporate

 

 

 

Job ID:  146877

 

CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America..  Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.

 

Position Overview

The recruiter position is responsible for interviewing, testing and referring applicants for clerical, technical, field, operations and administrative positions throughout the company. This position must possess considerable skill in interviewing techniques, a good knowledge of all specialized functions in the company, a basic understanding of the company's organizational structure as well as an extensive knowledge of personnel policy and procedure and federal and state laws regarding employment practices.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • The recruiter is responsible for full life-cycle recruiting; recruit, screen and recommended placement of staff by using creative sourcing methods (internal and external).
  • Partners with hiring manager to determine staffing needs.
  • Follow up with the related clerical aspects of employment, such as; employment forms notifying the department of employee's starting date and the requisition the employee is filling, etc.
  • Assist in recruitment efforts.
  • Conducts new hire orientations.
  • Act as liaison with area employment agencies and advertising agencies, process and check advertising agency billings, record status of authorized positions within the corporations, employment verifications, and employee referral program.
  • Screens resumes, interview candidates (by phone or in person), administer appropriate assessments, reference/background checking, make recommendations for hire (or not hire) and deliver employment offers for non-exempt position openings within an assigned territory.
  • Serves as an expert for recruiting candidates.
  • Uses traditional and non-traditional resources to identify and attract quality candidates such as career fairs, on-line job fairs, community network events, etc.
  • Develops advertising programs (internal and external) in order to ensure high visibility with potential candidates.
  • Manages internal transfer process including screening, coordination of interview with hiring manager, transfer offer letter, etc.
  • Follows up with candidates and hiring managers to ensure updated information on the interview process status.
  • Communicates important employment information during delivery of employment offers (i.e. benefits, compensation, pre-screenings, etc.).
  • Works with hiring managers to ensure compliance with all federal/state laws and regulations including Affirmative Action Plan compliance.
  • Manages current candidate activity in the Applicant Tracking System (ATS).
  • Manages application/resume file and retention according to company policy.
  • Maintains memberships and affiliations with trade/professional organizations related to industry.
  • Manages and processes unemployment claims during layoff season.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned. 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Education/Experience

  • High school graduate supplemented by appropriate college level coursework required.  Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related discipline preferred.
  • Two or more years experience in human resources required. Experience with recruitment and HR administration strongly preferred.
  • Experience in a construction environment preferred.
  • Valid state driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required. Up to 25 percent travel. During the peak recruitment season it could be up to 50 percent travel.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Knowledge of human resources policies and procedures.
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to operate office equipment including, but not limited to: computers, copiers, ten key adding machine, printers, etc.
  • Proficiency of MS Excel and Word applications required.
  • Ability to analyze issues independently.
  • Ability to perform under deadline pressure.
  • Ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit, and use hands.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand and walk for extended periods of time.

 

Work Environment

  • Standard office environment.
  • Tempo is fast-paced with deadlines.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be moderate.

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

CRH's Americas Materials is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 


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