• Senior Recruiter

    Job Locations US-NH-Keene | US-CT-Windsor Locks
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/30/2018 12:11 PM)
    Requisition ID
    C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
    Human Resources
  • Company Overview



    C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.


    Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

    Position Overview

    As a Senior Recruiter, you will play a critical role in attracting the best talent for organization, from developing effective recruitment methodologies, to working closely with hiring managers to understand requirements and on-boarding candidates. You will be responsible for full-lifecycle recruiting of top notch talent through a variety of tools and platforms.  


    As our ideal candidate, you will have an outstanding reputation for candidate generation, client/account management, organization, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, have an ability to prioritize your time, demonstrate pushback and a sense of urgency, and understand the value of developing strong candidate and business partnerships.


    • Manage full life cycle of the recruitment process from initial brief, candidate contact, interview cycle and offer while working seamlessly with internal teams and hiring managers to assist with recruitment efforts
    • Develop recruitment strategy. This includes job posting optimization, recruiting marketing channel development, job board procurement, and comprehensive recruitment campaign planning
    • Identify and source appropriate talent for current open roles within the organization while also identifying future talent needs and proactively recruiting and sourcing; develop talent pool or social engagements
    • Must be able to understand how to recruit passive candidates and possess the mentality to "profile people and gauge chemistry of candidates for fit and understand their motivation" rather than sell a role
    • Provide recruitment counsel and guidance to hiring managers, key leadership with hiring and employment data. Develop specialized or competitive intelligence and research in regards to the talent market
    • Use referrals, social media, job boards, Internet sourcing, and other technical means to source candidates as well as developing a strong deep network in our industry
    • Provide support and guidance to other members of the Talent Acquisition team
    • Participate in special projects/recruiting initiatives, including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, leveraging of internal sources of talent and identification of top performers for senior-level openings.


    • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred or equivalent, relevant experience
    • Eight or more years of corporate and or search firm progressive recruiting experience including sourcing and full lifecycle recruiting
    • Ability to manage and prioritize high volume requisitions/multiple searches, projects and client relationships
    • Experience sourcing/recruiting corporate and operations and distribution strongly preferred.
    • Experience building and utilizing a variety of sourcing plans and tools
    • CTS/ATS experience with sourcing, tracking and managing candidates
    • Strong client focus and commitment to continuous improvement; ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships, must pursue conscious cost-containment efforts in recruiting, continually seek new sourcing options, and develop creative approaches to delivering candidates to our business partners
    • Strong communication skills, organizational and negotiation skills
    • Strong consulting skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, as a team leader and member
    • Possess strong analytic skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team


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