Recruitment Specialist - Operations

England, West Sussex, Chichester
11 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Natures Way Foods Ltd
Human Resources
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Recruitment Specialist - Operations

Salary: Dependent on experience

25 days holiday per annum
Company pension and bonus scheme
Car Allowance
Healthcare package
Life Assurance Policy
Employee Assistance programme & exclusive online employee benefits.

Hours: 40 hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm

An exciting vacancy is available within Natures Way Foods HR team. We are looking for a Recruitment Specialist to support our Operations teams with volume hires.

Whether you are an agency recruiter looking to move in-house or an in-house recruiter looking for a new challenge, if you are looking to develop your personal and professional skills within a fast paced recruitment team, we want to hear from you.

The majority of NWF's workforce sits in our Operations function. This Recruitment Specialist will focus on high volume operations recruitment, placing entry level and skilled labour into our 4 Manufacturing sites in Chichester.

A varied role focusing on resourcing:
  • High volume operatives, both entry level and skilled (managing up to circa 100 vacancies during peak)
  • Skilled professional roles such as Engineers / Technical Quality
  • Mid Management level roles - Operations Management / Engineering Management

Principle responsibilities:
  • Delivery of recruitment for front line managers/staff
  • Building and maintaining relationships with line managers throughout the recruitment process
  • Managing the Induction and on boarding process
  • Candidate Management, from attraction to on boarding, including building talent pipeline
  • Recruitment Administration
  • Collation of monthly recruitment data for board reports and monthly operations meetings
  • Support with day to day management with on-site recruitment supplier
  • Administration of psychometric testing
  • Co-coordinating Assessment Centre's for internal and external candidates

Person specification:
  • Positive and enthusiastic about areas of responsibility
  • Resilient by nature
  • Results driven
  • Natural influencing ability
  • Pragmatic, adaptable to change
  • Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and work in fast paced environment

Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:
  • Adaptable and flexible, ability to adapt to change.
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and influencing skills
  • A great opportunity to develop your personal and professional skills in a people focused role
  • Full training will be provided to support you in your new role

We pride ourselves in developing all employees. Therefore, to set you up for success within the role, you will receive the following training:

Further development:
On the job hands on training and shadowing of experienced Recruitment Manager and Head of Talent

In-house Training courses such as:
  • Influence with impact
  • Developing myself
  • Recruitment & Selection Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Business success through positive working relationships

What Talent Acquisition skills you can expect to gain from the role:
  • Exposure to an outsourced RPO - how the business works in partnership with variable labour providers on perm projects
  • FMCG experience - new industry - new roles to broaden skills and expertise and ways of working
  • Delivering strategic recruitment plans for new factory
  • Utilisation of brand new Candidate Management system
  • Involvement in TA reporting and trend analysis
  • Support running Assessment Centres and involvement in assessing (up to management level)
  • Ability to set and interpret testing results
  • Competency based interviewing
  • Graduate Intern assessment and selection