C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Regional Recruiting Lead - New England in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

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 Regional Recruitment Lead, Talent Acquisition , you will help develop and implement strategies, programs and policies that support a consistent flow of qualified, diverse, and talented candidates. In this role, you will provide overall direction and management to a team of recruiters efficiently encouraging focus on delivery and results. You will be creative about finding talent, and then be able to influence and execute flawlessly.


  • Partner with Talent Acquisition leadership to develop a recruitment strategy that ensures we deliver on business outcomes and meet agreed upon Service Level Agreements.

  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement creative, cost-effective approaches to the recruitment process to support with workforce planning and forecasting, while increasing high caliber candidate sourcing.

  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition advertising team to explore potential external opportunities, events and partnerships to further C&S’s outreach, recruitment and sourcing efforts in the regional market.

  • Manage full cycle recruiting process to meet staffing goals across all levels within regional facilities.

  • Must be able to provide marketplace data to key stakeholders as part of the overall regional recruitment strategy.

  • Measure and drive recruiting key performance indicators (KPIs) to continually improve the effectiveness of your team and our function and update processes to ensure best practices. Conduct regular reviews with hiring managers around KPIs and progress against goals.

  • Lead, mentor and develop members of the your team to ensure right level of partnership with hiring managers, successful execution of hiring plans and deliver against commitments related high volumne hourly and exempt recruitment goals.

  • Ensure data integrity is maintained within the Applicant Tracking System while, insuring compliance with EEO/OFCCP compliance regulations.

  • Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned.


  • 10 or more years of progressive experience in Talent Acquisition (preferably within high-volume hourly recruitment), with a minimum of 5 years as a recruiter.

  • Outstanding leadership skills; high orientation for cross-functional influencing and teaming.

  • Strong organizational & analytical skills, and problem solving ability – both strategic and tactical planning.

  • Sense of urgency, resourcefulness, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where collaboration and resilience is key.

  • Proven ability to build and develop dynamic recruitment teams focused on delivering results that align with business needs and strategies.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across divisions, functions and levels.

  • Excellent assessment and facilitation skill set.

  • Strong organizational savvy, executive presence and relationship management skills to promote team interaction across the breadth of the organization and possess the ability to influence to bring about improvement and change

  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other applications

  • Familiarity with iCIMS applicant tracking system a plus

Requisition ID 7177

Job Locations US-CT-Windsor Locks

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Human Resources

Posted Date 7/24/2017