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Recruiting Assistant (Warehouse Distribution Centers) - Full Time

Penske - Reading, PA

Posted on 02/10/21 (Ref: PACdMNufw1)

Recruiting Assistant (Warehouse Distribution Centers) - Reading, PA - Penske

The Warehouse Recruiting Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Penske staffing team with finding and interviewing warehouse candidates for various logistics roles.
In this hourly role, the recruiting assistant will primarily support processes around candidate sourcing, application screening, and process expediting. Source candidates using company and external resume databases. Upon finding candidates, the staffing assistant will contacting candidates via phone and email to inform them of the position, conduct a brief phone screening, and direct and assure they formally apply to the Penske job opening.
- Upon direction from a member of Penske's Staffing team, search for new candidates matching the provided job description.
- May assist recruiter, and warehouse hiring specialist, in posting jobs via job boards, college career sites, and state workforce sites.
- Screens resumes from databases and applications from Penske's Taleo system to identify candidates meeting minimum qualifications.
- May conduct brief phone screening conversations.
- May schedule candidate interviews with hiring managers
- Maintains accurate records on applicant status and provides timely responses to all applicants
- Assist in coordination and facilitate of onsite hiring events and Meet & Greets for warehouse candidates (Travel may be required)
- May assist in providing offer letters and initiating/communicating the background screening process for selected candidates.
- Other projects and tasks assigned by supervisor.
Qualified candidates will have:
-Associate's degree equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or minimum one year related experience required.
-Prior demonstrated high-touch customer service and follow-up experience required.
-Candidates with prior warehouse recruiting/ recruiting support highly preferred, other general recruiting support will be considered
- Prior Taleo or other applicant tracking system experience highly preferred.
-Prior experience in mining candidate resume databases and phone screening applicants is highly preferred.
- Bilingual, fluent English/Spanish written and verbal communication a plus
-To perform this job successfully, an individual must have knowledge of Word and Excel, and must be internet savvy.
-A sense of humor is helpful, as this can be a stressful job with competing priorities at any given time
- Qualified candidates must be effective communicators who are not afraid of the phone.
- Candidates who are highly technically savvy (internet, good with internet data research, cell phone/text messaging, etc.) are highly preferred
Optimal candidates will have:
- 2-3 years recruiting experience in a large, decentralized or centralized company environment required
- Bachelor's degree or at least 3 years of equivalent work experience
- Demonstrated internal customer service skills, including troubleshoot and problem solving experiences.
- Demonstrated strong organizational and documentation skills
- Ability to communicate effectively both in-person and through written correspondences and presentations with candidates, peers, managers, and leadership.
- Ability to work in dynamic, fast paced environment, and keep up with a high volume of activity
- Ability to travel locally as needed
- Detail oriented, self-motivated, strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize.
- Excellent knowledge of Internet candidate data mining; recruiting certification preferred
- Strong knowledge of enterprise applicant tracking systems required, prior experience with Taleo preferred
- Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
- Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.
Physical Requirements:
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit to learn more.

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