The Talent Acquisition and Onboarding Specialist is responsible for recruitment efforts that bring high-quality, diverse talent to Patterson Companies. This position works to understand the hiring needs and effectively execute the recruitment and retention strategies for a successful employee experience at assigned locations.
To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.
Provides both full-cycle or partial-cycle recruiting support within the location(s)
Partners with Human Resources to develop a talent attraction strategy
In collaboration with the Operations Manager, Department Manager and supervisors, manages all staffing functions (screening, interviewing, hiring, orientation, assignment of duties, training, cross-training, performance)
Promotes diversity and inclusion, and an equitable work environment for all employees
Advocates and drives for best-in-class candidate experience
Manages candidates in an online applicant tracking system (ATS) and drives the hiring process
In partnership with site management meet with new hires to review Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) during their first 90 days of employment
Manage all new hire activities within the Fulfillment Center operations including but not limited to planning, implementing and monitoring warehouse training operations, building and maintaining relationships with new employees, and providing coverage for onboarding within the facility
Through pro-active engagement creates a positive first, second and third impression from interview through introductory period for all new employees at the facility
Periodically meet with new hire(s) direct supervisor through introductory period to compare observations regarding objective and subjective performance results and provide recommendations regarding continued employment
Manage the training and documentation processes for all areas
Encourage and support the growth of all employees through skill development and goal setting.
Partnering with site leaders and/or HR, resolve employee issues in an effective and consistent manner.
Create and execute engagement activities in the fulfillment center
Deliver or coordinate new employee orientation
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required
Proven soft skills – analytical, problem solving, communication, interpersonal
Organized, strong attention to detail
Demonstrated success in prioritizing and time-management
Strong work ethic and motivation to achieve results and meet goals and deadlines
Experience working in SAP and utilizing inventory systems
Previous Warehouse experience
1-year experience in recruiting or human resources
Experience with applicant tracking systems
Knowledge of talent acquisition related processes, procedures, laws, systems, tools, and technology
Lifting or carrying up to 25 pounds
Sitting or standing – light physical activity
Use of hands – light physical activity
Stoop, bend or crawl – light physical activity
The distribution center is a warehouse for the storage and distribution of dental, production animal, and companion animal supplies and equipment. In general, the building’s primary work area consists of pallet storage racking, roller storage and small item storage shelving. The facility uses powered conveyor systems for the transportation of products. Pallet jacks and forklifts are used for palletized products. Some positions require use of safety equipment, which is provided as needed.
Patterson Companies, Inc. is a value-added distributor serving the dental and veterinary markets. Named one of America’s Best Large Employers of 2016 by Forbes, we were also named four consecutive times to the Forbes List of Most Trustworthy Companies. We strive to create a memorable difference in the lives of our customers and their clients. Every Patterson employee supports our mission of connecting expertise to inspired ideas, products and services, and we support our employees through operational innovation, continuous improvement and a commitment to talent.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.
If you require reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the hiring process, you may submit your request to HR by calling1-866-234-2165or by email to[email protected]. You can also mail your request to Patterson Companies, Inc. Attn: HR EEO Coordinator, 1031 Mendota Heights Rd, St. Paul, MN, 55120. Information received will be routed to a representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration of your request.