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Posted January 12th

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Stockton, California

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Posted January 12th

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Stockton, California






Full Time


Good people, working with good people, for our common good.

Sound good?

KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is all about "good" and is growing, so there's never been a more exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about working in an environment with a people-first culture and an organization committed to good living, good food and good service, we'd love to talk to you!

Primary Responsibilities

The Talent Acquisition Specialist will be a member of the Warehouse Operations Talent Acquisition team, responsible for staffing one of our flagship locations in Stockton, CA. This person will be responsible for achieving staffing objectives, by creatively sourcing, creating/maintaining tools, and evaluating candidates in line with required skills / qualifications and KeHE core values. As with all positions at KeHE Distributors we expect that all actions will be consistent with KeHE's Mission, Vision and Values.

Essential Functions
  • Develops and executes sourcing strategies to generate candidate flow to meet overall talent acquisition goals as well as pipelines for upcoming openings
  • Conducts and documents extensive sourcing of passive candidates through research, relationship building, complex internet searches, and talent pool database searching
  • Maintains recruitment applicant tracking system ensuring information is up-to-date for all open positions
  • Monitors trends and developments in sourcing tools and technologies and utilizes social media for sourcing and other marketing forums to drive traffic to our open opportunities
  • Collaborates and communicates effectively with hiring managers to gain a better understanding of required talent pool and provide insight as needed
  • Communicates effectively with candidates throughout hiring lifecycle (interview scheduling, assessments, etc)
  • Manages/updates candidates in various systems - applicant tracking system, databases, etc. and provides weekly activity reports
  • Stays current on sourcing best practices/trends
  • Develops interview guides and tools to assist hiring managers for source candidates
  • Builds recruiting capacity through recruiter network, direct sourcing, education and industry networking, employee referrals and job fairs
  • Manages relationships with vendors
  • Interviews and evaluates prospective candidates for competency, character, chemistry and culture
  • Coordinates employment offer process
  • Tracks and reports recruitment effectiveness via metrics
  • Partners with hiring managers to ensure quality of hires
  • Delivers against recruiting targets whilst ensuring great candidate experience and Hiring Manager satisfaction
  • Ensure regular communication and progress updates to the clients in regards to statuses of position
  • Designs and implements best practice recruiting processes that can be replicated throughout the organization
  • Partners with HR Business Partners through organization to ensure recruiting and onboarding process and system needs are met
  • Creates and implements best practice onboarding processes that ensure new hires are engaged in KeHE's culture from Day 1
  • Ensures best practice onboarding processes that be replicated throughout the organization

Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude

The ideal candidate will have:
  • 3-4 years of Recruiting Experience, strong preference on warehouse/distribution recruitment
  • Bachelor's degree in HR, Business Management or related field required
  • Strong ATS and CRM acumen (iCIMS preferred)
  • Bilingual is a plus, Spanish preferred

Qualifications / Additional Skills / Aptitude
  • Strategic thinker with hands-on style to deliver practical and effective solutions
  • Strong Organization and comfortable with prioritizing and managing multiple priorities and tasks
  • Experience creating and implementing projects and processes from inception to completion
  • Familiarity with the cutting edge of current talent identification and recruiting strategies
  • Advanced Skills in Word and Excel
  • Previous experience with an Applicant Tracking System strongly preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proactive communicator with strong desire to collaborate with others
  • Results-oriented
  • Proactive

Requisition ID
Stockton, California