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Talent Acquisition Specialist
Charlotte , North Carolina
October 22, 2017
Airgas, an Air Liquide company is Now Hiring a Talent Acquisition Specialist in Charlotte, NC!!!
Are you ready to be part of a passionate and hard-working team eager to drive our business forward?
Discover an exciting Career with Airgas! Airgas offers a full benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, Tuition Assistance and much more!

Airgas USA, LLC, an Air Liquide company, is the nation's leading single-source supplier of gases, welding, and safety products. Known locally nationwide, our distribution network serves more than one million customers of all sizes with a broad offering of top-quality products and unmatched expertise.

Purpose of the position (why does this position exist?)

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for more than just finding great talent. This position is responsible for creating, implementing and maintaining a comprehensive outreach plan that will develop and secure a pipeline of talent for years to come. This includes the full life cycle of recruitment activities including sourcing, screening resumes, interviewing candidates, negotiating salaries, extending job offers, etc. It also includes working with Regional leaders and field-based HR to develop strategic and tactical recruiting plans to effectively support the talent acquisition process, as well as tracking and managing open requisitions.

Principal responsibilities

  • Serve as primary recruiter for one or more regional companies
  • Facilitate the full recruitment life cycle
  • Partner with HR Director to understand recruitment needs and hiring dynamics in their assigned area
  • Work collaboratively with hiring managers by executing the in-take process to understand business objectives and candidate requirements for open positions
  • Source candidates using various sourcing methods to fill open positions in a timely manner
  • Screen candidates by conducting interviews by phone, in-person and web-based interview methods in order to effectively and efficiently qualify each candidate
  • Identify and recommend candidates to hiring managers for interviews
  • Guide and coach hiring managers through the recruitment and interview process
  • Participate and execute employment recruiting events, such as job/career fairs, open houses, and information sessions
  • Use Taleo Enterprise Edition (TEE) applicant tracking system and other recruiting software to track and manage applicants through the recruitment & selection process
  • Complete and process all recruitment paperwork to seek approval to hire job candidates
  • Extend offers of employment to candidates who have been approved and complete the hire process by providing correct new hire paperwork to the HR Coordinators for processing
  • Provide superior customer service to candidates and internal & external customers throughout the recruitment process; ensure all verbal and written communications are accurate, clear, concise and professional
  • Identify real and potential recruitment & employment-related concerns and escalate to the Manager of Talent Acquisition, HR Director, and Regional Leaders
  • Proactively recommend recruitment best practices
  • Track and use key metrics to drive continuous improvements regarding candidate sourcing, recruitment decisions and the quality of hires

Required qualifications/experience (Degree, Certification, Years of Experience)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3-5 years of work experience in recruitment/talent acquisition
  • Comprehensive knowledge of recruiting practices, processes and procedures including relevant Federal and State laws pertaining to recruitment and employment.
  • Ability to understand and work with Affirmative Action Plans.
  • Ability to travel as needed (approximately 30-40%)

Key interfaces (with whom will this position interact regularly)

  • Airgas South Division and Regional Leaders
  • Airgas South Division HR Directors & HR Managers
  • Airgas South Division HR Coordinators
  • Internal Airgas Employees
  • External Candidates

Required critical behaviors (competencies)

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, both informally and formally,
  • Collaborative and strong ability to connect and influence multiple leadership levels
  • Highly developed interview skills, sharp discernment, and ability to execute good judgment
  • Strong customer service-based approach to work and strong relationship building skills
  • Excellent reasoning and problem solving skills: demonstrates ability to analyze data and draw sound, actionable insights
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management skills: demonstrates an ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously and to a high degree of excellence
  • Adaptive and entrepreneurial approach: demonstrates flexibility, energy, and initiative in fast-paced, unpredictable, and matrix business environment
  • Utilize experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability

A little about us:
Airgas is a company of hardworking men and women dedicated to helping our customers succeed.

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