Recruitment Specialist

Date Posted: September 17, 2019
Reports To: Human Resources Supervisor
Duration: Full-time

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Position Summary

The Recruitment Specialist is responsible for all processes related to Talent Acquisition including full life-cycle Recruitment: Position Description Development, Maintenance of Applicant Tracking System, Job Postings, Interview Process and Screening, Candidate Selection, and Pre-employment Processes by using established and creative sourcing methods (both internal and external). Partnering with hiring managers to determine resourcing needs in coordination with organizational workforce plans.

Position Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains administrative procedures related to recruitment. Ensures procedures remain up to date and seeks out process improvements.
  • Responsible for Position Description Development, as well as updates periodically.
  • Supports recruitment effort for all exempt and non-exempt positions, GiT (Graduate in Training) Program, and Summer Intern Program.
  • Responsible for the coordination and management of job postings and advertisements.
  • Prepare interview packets and maintain interview files for ongoing references.
  • Coordinate and liaise with external recruitment agencies and manage external recruiter relationships.
  • Partners with Procurement Team to review and negotiate recruiting agency contracts.
  • Ensures timely coordination for recruiting activities to meet committed recruiting timelines and staff placement.
  • Partners with hiring managers to determine staffing needs and timing.
  • Screens resumes, participates on interview panels, administers appropriate assessments and reference/background screening, makes recommendations for hire (or not hire) and delivers employment offers for both exempt and nonexempt position openings.
  • Uses traditional and nontraditional resources, such as career fairs, university campus events, online career sites, community network events, etc. to identify and attract quality candidates.
  • Develops and manages advertising programs (internal and external) to ensure high visibility with potential candidates.
  • Manages internal transfer process, including screening, coordination of interviews with hiring manager, transfer offer letters, etc.
  • Leads the coordination of the pre-employment process in collaboration with other HR team members.
  • Follows up with candidates and hiring managers to obtain feedback regarding recruiting process in a timely manner.
  • Develops and maintains an excellent relationship with internal and external customers to ensure achievement of staffing goals.
  • Communicates important employment information during delivery of employment offers (e.g., compensation and benefits, noncompete agreements).
  • Works with hiring managers to ensure compliance with all federal/state laws and regulations.
  • Manages candidate activity in the applicant tracking system (ATS) and handles reporting requests as needed.
  • Manages application/resume file.
  • Maintains memberships and affiliations with trade/professional organizations related to industry.
  • Maintain current knowledge of USA Human Resources legislation practices and trends.
  • Assists with all internal and external HR related matters.
  • Support and participate in Workforce Planning initiatives.
  • Assist HR Advisors with Relocation and Immigration support related to Global Assignments.
  • Participate in developing and maintaining organizational guidelines, policy, and procedures.
  • Reinforce Methanex culture and values through customer service and employee interface.
  • Seeks opportunities to drive forward continuous improvement and operational excellence in the area of Human Resources.
  • Coordinates with all other HR Team members on HR processes and activities.
  • Partners with Payroll Team on hiring information for new hires as needed.
  • Contributes to the organizational vision of Global Methanol Leadership and as a team member demonstrates the core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism.
  • Conducts all business in a manner which supports the Responsible Care® ethic.
  • Networks with other Methanex sites to the mutual benefit of all sites.
  • Responsible for ensuring awareness of all controlled documents relating to this position as per Document Awareness Report from Document Management Database.
  • Contribute to the ‘operational excellence’ for Methanex USA as an effective member of the Human Resources department.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Human Resources, or related field of study preferred, or equivalent work experience required.
  • 3-5 related work experience in a chemical manufacturing environment preferred.
  • 5+ years of prior recruiting experience preferred.
  • HRIS or Applicant Tracking System experience is preferred.
  • Planning and Organization, Teamwork and Collaboration, Communication, Organization, Time Management, Prioritizing.

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