Universal Forest Products Regional Recruiter in RIVERSIDE, California

Knowledge Required

  • Minimum high school diploma with experience in recruiting/administration
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years experience in recruiting/administration; however 3 to 5 years is preferred
  • Working knowledge of on-line applicant tracking programs; knowledge of ADP Recruiting Management is a plus
  • Working knowledge of compliance related to EEO, FLSA classification, and affirmative action
  • Working knowledge and proficiency in the use of computer and business related software, including Microsoft applications (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of various office equipment (computer terminal, scanner, etc)

Skills and abilities

  • Proficiency in the use of the English language in reading, writing and speaking is required; proficiency in the use of the Spanish language in reading, writing and speaking is strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in the use of business math
  • Ability to successfully communicate with all organizational levels
  • Ability to communicate clearly and politely via phone and email with applicants, plants, co-workers, vendors, and others
  • Ability to develop relationships with applicants and customers
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload with minimum supervision
  • Ability to follow directions and instructions
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Ability to work hours mandated by management
  • Ability to pass a drug test


  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Good interpersonal skills and good communicator
  • Strong organization skills and detail oriented
  • Supporting of a Continues Improvement work environment
  • Be a team player and support the Department and Company goals
  • Willingness to learn new things and teach others
  • Willingness to be cross-trained in many areas of the operation
  • Conducts in a professional manner

  • Posts jobs in ADP RM (Recruiting Management) applicant tracking system and identifies and posts jobs on other job search websites

  • Works with hiring managers to customize job duties and requirements to fit the needs of each department/plant
  • Works with existing and future temp labor agencies to manage relationships and audit processes
  • Works to reduce over time by assisting management in staffing all shifts adequately
  • Assists management in improving retention rates and decreasing costly turnover by identifying/recruiting the best possible candidates for the position(s) available
  • Identifies resources to advertise open positions
  • Schedules and organizes interviews with suitable candidates
  • Provides necessary documents, job descriptions, screening tests and interview questions for hiring managers
  • Communicates requirements and duties to prospective candidates
  • Conducts screening of eligible candidates
  • Maintains clear communication with candidates and employees
  • Keeps records of candidate interviews and reports them to hiring managers
  • Manages the schedules and participates at recruiting events (i.e. college career fairs, networking events, etc.)
  • Develops relationships with colleges/universities to source and recruit future employees from
  • Maintains internal RM database for plant specific requisitions within region
  • Identifies, researches, and resolves administrative problems and opportunities
  • Troubleshoots any problems within area of responsibility
  • Occasionally assists with Human Resources tasks
  • Prepares reports as requested by management
  • Performs other duties as required

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled