Associate Talent Acquisition Advisor in Valley, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 6/16/2018

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Job Description

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

This position is responsible for sourcing, recruiting, interviewing, assessing and hiring applicants for Valmont jobs across all divisions in shop/production roles, and entry-level administrative roles. This incumbent must possess considerable skill in interviewing techniques, a good knowledge of all professional and specialized functions in the company, a basic understanding of the company's organizational structure, as well as knowledge of human resources policy, procedure and federal and state laws regarding employment practices. The nature of this position requires skilled communication with employees and leaders at all levels, as well as with job seekers. The incumbent represents the company brand and culture to attract talent to the organization and assists with retention activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop, implement and execute recruiting programs and strategies to fill current openings and build a healthy pipeline of qualified candidates.
  • Partners with hiring managers and HRIS to determine staffing needs and process job requisitions utilizing the Workday system.
  • Builds solid relationships with the businesses and serves as an advisor and partner before, during, and after hiring date.
  • Coordinates with hiring managers to determine best recruiting process for positions. Screens, schedules and interviews applicants.
  • Coordinates manager and team interviews, employment testing and reference checking pre-hire. Coordinates background and drug screening. Extends verbal and written contingent job offers.
  • Completes weekly report on employment activity.
  • Manages internal transfer process, including screening, coordination of interviews with hiring manager, transfer offer letters, etc.
  • Develops and maintains an excellent relationship with internal and external clients to ensure achievement of staffing goals and excellent representation of the Valmont brand.
  • Acts as liaison with area employment agencies and advertising agencies.
  • Networks internally and externally to build robust pipelines of talent for all divisions.
  • Uses traditional and nontraditional resources, such as career fairs, online job fairs, community network events, etc., to identify and attract quality candidates.
  • Proactively networks and leverages technology to recruit from passive candidate sources.
  • Assists with new employee orientation.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Preferred Bachelors in relevant field or Associates Degree with 3+ years of experience or 5+ years of relevant quality experience.
  • Strong business acumen and ability to partner effectively with hiring managers to solve business needs.
  • Strong sourcing skills and ability to build robust pipelines.
  • Ability to leverage technology to recruit and build relationships via phone and in-person networking.
  • Experience partnering and influencing hiring managers and executives throughout the recruiting cycle.
  • Able to define and communicate clear expectations and provide progress updates to hiring managers, candidates and other team members.
  • High focus on candidate experience, superior negotiation and closing skills, and comfort navigating ambiguity.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to clearly and concisely present information to Company management.
  • Self-motivated and able to successfully deliver on all deadlines and flawlessly execute in a very fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent analytical and organization skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a group.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • One year of experience in a recruitment role involving sourcing to offer acceptance.
  • One year of experience and working knowledge of HRIS and ATS tools and technology.
  • Experience recruiting in a manufacturing environment.

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting.  The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings.    Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time.  No travel requirements for this position.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer.  The employee is occasionally required to move about the office.  Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email