McCain Foods
Job Title:
Recruitment Specialist
Armada, MI, USA
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McCain Foods

Recruitment Specialist

At Day & Ross, you ll go far.
From a single truckload of potatoes in the 1950s to a fleet of thousands, Day & Ross is one of the fastest-growing and oldest providers of transportation solutions. With more than 8,000 employees, drivers, and owner operators, we re a major player in cross-border and LTL/TL transportation, offering a diverse portfolio of transport and logistics solutions across North America.

For over a decade, we ve been recognized as one of Canada s Best Managed Companies, and we have been named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation every year since 2018. Our industry recognition is a testament to the family values we share with our parent company, McCain Foods Limited.

About the Role

Recruitment Specialist


Remote (U.S)

As the Recruitment Specialist, you are responsible for inbound and outbound prospecting of company drivers, brokers/OO and drivers for brokers/OO. In this role, you will be required to submit for and review all required driver background documents including full application and be accountable for sending only qualified candidates through next level of processing.

How You'll Help

  • Achieve and exceed assigned new driver for broker hires and exceed time of hire targets.
  • Maintain productivity standards; 50-100 calls per day.
  • Answer inbound calls from queues. Ensure daily queues have coverage.
  • Conduct pre-qualification questionnaire for Drivers for Brokers.
  • Administration of onboarding of all new applicants; follow a standardized process to ensure all documents are requested and reviewed.
  • Booking the Road Testing, Orientation and Drug Testing for all applicants.
  • Issue Carrier s Edge training.
  • Assist walk-ins; provide education on how to reach Field Recruiter(s) and other Recruiting Specialist(s).
  • Provides post-event reports, analysis, and regular status reports on recruiting.
  • Prepares draft reports, background documentation, and research; as needed.
  • Other related duties as may be required.

Your Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of secondary education, with preference of post-secondary education (general stream), or a combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 3 years administration or clerical duties in the Transportation Industry.
  • Previous Transportation or operational experience is preferred, various roles within transportation would be beneficial
  • Communication skills advanced both verbal and written including proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Computer skills accuracy, MS products,, AS400, web based programs
  • Demonstrated customer relationship skills
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Able to work deadlines in high transactional environment
  • Ability to champion business needs in a collaborative manner to colleagues
  • Results focused
  • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision are essential.
  • Ability to work independently is imperative.
  • Professional, responsive, and a positive work attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills are essential to build a strong team environment. Attention to detail and keeping a business mind-set while verbal skills and the ability to communicate professionally as essential
  • English, other languages considered an asset

Please note that the successful candidate will be asked to provide reference and criminal background checks prior to employment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

As a federally regulated employer, Day & Ross fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.

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