Talent Acquisition Recruiter in Ladson, SC at Dobbs Equipment

Date Posted: 11/15/2022

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Job Title: Talent Acquisition Recruiter

Reports To: VP People & Culture

Department: Human Resources, Exempt 

Location: Ladson/Columbia



Summary of Primary Functions

To manage the hiring process by partnering with Hiring Managers in providing world class, full cycle recruiting support to meet the needs of the organization in a timely and cost-effective manner. Will be responsible for candidate sourcing, phone screening, assessment, interviewing, and managing the offer and hiring processes. In addition, the Recruiter will act as a brand ambassador to build relationships within professional associations, on/offline communities, and educational institutions to produce an ongoing pool of pre-qualified candidates.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Develop and/or maintain Technician recruitment program through fostering relationships with local high school and community colleges through tuition reimbursement or other programs.
  • Partner with HR Generalist and Hiring Leaders to develop recruitment strategies, understand position requirements, set expectations, and maintain communications throughout the talent acquisition process.
  • Strategic Account Management with key client groups; to include development of talent acquisition strategy using metrics and business objectives identified through partnerships with community and technical trade schools.
  • Develop position profiles and postings that are thorough and attractive to potential candidates.
  • Review and screen resumes obtained from all sources and manage all applicant tracking and status updates in the HRIS.
  • Conduct phone screens, provide candidate assessments, and recommend viable candidates to hiring manager for further consideration.
  • Source candidates through job postings, referrals, and direct sourcing using proactive tactics (social media, job fairs, networking, and niche resources, etc.). Build and maintain a robust talent pipeline of targeted passive candidates with specific industry and/or functional expertise.
  • Conduct in-person interviewing, lead / facilitate candidate interview feedback sessions; provide follow up on interview as necessary.
  • Partner closely with HR Generalist/HR personnel to manage the selection and offer process including offer formulation, recommendation, and approval process; extension of verbal offer; offer acceptance and new hire start process.
  • Manage all candidate communications and information to ensure a positive candidate experience throughout the Talent Acquisition process.
  • Continuously improve centralized Talent Acquisition process to meet the needs of the business; maintain and support regular candidate activity and status reports.
  • Coach and mentor Hiring Managers on talent acquisition processes and system compliance. 
  • Ensure compliance with company EEO, affirmative action plans and federal and state regulations.
  • Assist in workforce planning and forecasting talent in alignment with succession and performance plans.
  • Lead key Human Resources projects as assigned.

Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Valid Drivers License

  • A minimum of 3 years recruiting is required; large industrial manufacturing/distribution/multi-site organization preferred.
  • Willingness to travel 20% within area of responsibility.

Education, Skill, and/or Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field is required.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, HRIS, intranet and internet.
  • A combination of direct hire search experience with a third-party recruiter and corporate recruiting experience is preferred.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects and prioritizing stakeholder requests.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality and judgment sufficient to handle sensitive employment issues.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours when required.
  • Fluency in oral & written English required, Multi-lingual ability (oral & written) is preferred in Spanish.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Physical Demands:

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision.


We’re an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Dobbs Equipment is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to providing an environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation both for our employees and applicants. We make all employment related decisions on the basis of an individual’s qualifications and job performance. We recruit, hire, promote, train, transfer, and make compensation decisions without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, ancestry or citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy status, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


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