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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Manager, Talent Acquisition in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

About Our Company

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 Talent Acquisition Manager, 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 and staff and partner with regional HR business partners and senior management to identify and successfully on board highly-qualified key talent. You will be creative about finding talent, and then be able to influence and execute flawlessly.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Partner with Talent Acquisition leadership to develop a recruitment strategy that ensures we deliver on business outcomes.

  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement creative, cost-effective approaches to the recruitment process by increasing high caliber candidate sourcing.

  • Build and maintain an extensive network of professional relationships and develop a large passive and active candidate pool in order to fill positions quickly, and with the most qualified talent.

  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition branding specialist 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 and corporate functions.

  • 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 the function. Conduct regular reviews with hiring managers around KPIs and progress against goals.

  • Lead, mentor and develop members of the Talent Acquisition team to ensure right level of partnership with hiring managers, successful execution of hiring plans and deliver against commitments related to candidate experience.

  • Evaluate, select, and manage recruitment agencies and retained/contingency search firms. Assess and measure effectiveness and ensure compliance with negotiated agreements.

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 10 or more years of progressive experience in Talent Acquisition, with a minimum of 5 years as a recruiter

  • Subject matter expertise in developing recruitment strategies in partnership with Talent Acquisition leadership

  • 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 to support hiring managers and Human Resources business partners

  • 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 Workday Recruit applicant tracking system a plus

Qualifications

Shift

1st Shift (United States of America)

Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

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.

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