Mar 11, 2022

Talent Acquisition & Onboarding Specialist

  • Patterson Companies Inc
  • Dinuba, CA, USA

Job Description

Job Summary

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.

Essential Functions

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.

Talent Acquisition

  • 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

Talent Management

  • 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

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

Working Conditions

Physical Demands

  • 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

Environmental Factors

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.

Travel and On-call

Position may require less than 10% travel




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