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Talent Acquisition Specialist- Orlando, FL

Orlando, FL, US, 32819

Preferred Materials Inc


Job ID:  158079


Preferred Materials, Inc., a CRH Company, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of construction materials, and construction/paving services in the United States.  Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, the Preferred Materials Region has facilities throughout the State of Florida, as well as Coastal Georgia and South Carolina.  Companies within the Preferred Region are leading providers of ready mix concrete, concrete block, aggregate materials, hot mix and warm mix asphalt, as well as design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects.  Preferred is committed to being a great place to work, and to attracting and retaining exceptional employees.  We promote a strong safety culture, and have dedicated professionals who are focused on their own safety and the safety of their co-workers.




Reporting to the VP, Human Resources. The Recruiter is responsible for supporting recruitment activities across the Preferred Materials Region.

The Recruiter will contribute to the business success through strategic leadership in all recruitment activities, including developing the PMI Recruitment Strategy & Calendar, ATS management, candidate screening, hiring manager support, metrics assessment and analysis and in partnerships with the HR team.  The primary focus of this role will be candidate attraction and to support the hiring managers in the recruitment process.

Travel will be required between the multiple locations.  Spanish bilingualism is a preference.


Major Duties/Responsibilities


Be the primary lead for all recruitment activities within Preferred Materials, which will include:

  • Developing the PMI hourly recruitment strategy
  • Reviewing and assessing all resumes using the company ATS
  • Develop and use candidate screening tools to ensure qualified candidates are presented to the hiring managers
  • Assist in all candidate pre-screening activities (either via phone or other technologies)
  • Develop/update and ensure the use of interview guides for the use of the hiring managers
  • Identifying relevant career fairs and other related partnerships (in coordination with the HR leaders)
  • Coordinate the maintenance of Job Descriptions with the local HR Managers
  • Monitor and apply HR recruiting best practices
  • Provide analytical and well documented recruiting reports to the HR Team
  • Act as a point of contact and build influential candidate relationships during the selection process
  • Promote company’s reputation as “employer of choice”
  • Drive continuous improvement
  • Other duties as assigned


Position Dimensions


  • Excellent communications skills (interpersonal, presentation and written) with an ability to interface with a variety of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and executing successful recruiting strategies for hourly employees
  • Must be able to convincingly promote ideas with confidence and enthusiasm
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency
  • Maintain high standards of performance
  • Ability to maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes within work structure, processes, job requirements or cultures
  • Ability to anticipate and respond to customer requirements, expectations and needs
  • Must be able to allocate / delegate decision making responsibility appropriately while conveying clear expectations
  • Passion for excellence in people, processes and products


Other Requirements


  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
  • Pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical
  • Be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document




Education:  Bachelor's/University Degree (Highly Preferred)

Preferred field of study:  Human Resources Management, Business or a related field

Work Experience:  3 or more years

Computer Skills:  Technologically savvy, with a full understanding and fluency in computer applications including word processing, email, internet searches, database and presentation software (such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, Internet Explorer, Acrobat Pro)


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required


  • Highest level of interpersonal communication & listening skills including, tact, patience, flexibility and courtesy
  • Ability to use discretion, sound judgment and maintain strictest confidentiality when handling sensitive materials and information
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Business acumen - able to look at data and identify trends and underlying issues
  • Strong written and communication skills - able to clearly articulate complex concepts simply
  • Experience working with outside vendors and outsourced contractors
  • Able to influence in a positive way
  • Results-oriented - able to multi-task and delivers results against multiple priorities - with outstanding attention to detail


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Preferred Materials, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


Date Posted:  Oct 16, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

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