Director of Talent Acquisition

Columbus, IN 47201

Industry: Recruiting/Talent Acquisition Job Number: 6654

Company Description:

An Indiana based leading transportation company that has been recognized as the premier provider of safe, dependable bulk hazardous transportation services in the United States has a challenging opportunity available for a dynamic, experienced leader to direct all recruitment and retention programs. For more than 35 years, the company' s modern, meticulously maintained fleet of specialty tankers transport anhydrous ammonia, liquefied petroleum gases, carbon dioxide, nitric acid, cryogenic liquids, and other bulk hazardous materials for industrial customers.   A successful candidate will be expected to develop and monitor a comprehensive recruitment strategy, implement effective retention initiatives, help establish/build employment brand and culture, and manage the day-to-day administration of Talent Acquisition policies, procedures and programs.  The VP of Talent Acquisition will spearhead the support of staffing covering 16 terminals. 

Position Description:

Job responsibilities will include:
  • Developing TA strategies and hiring plans
  • Determining staffing needs and developing forecasts
  • Establishing and leading employment branding initiatives
  • Leading all recruitment and sourcing strategies
  • Managing vendor partnerships and relationships
  • Implementing and measuring key recruitment metrics, i.e. source of hire and time-to-fill
  • Performing other related functions as needed

Successful candidate will have a Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field, at least 10 years of management level HR or Talent Acquisition experience that includes knowledge of all aspects of organizational development and talent acquisition. Demonstrated experience with succession planning and managing full-cycle recruiting and employer branding initiatives will be expected, as will prior Driver/Owner Operator recruiting experience and knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS’ s) and HR databases. Excellent analytical, leadership, presentation, decision-making, oral/written communication, and interpersonal skills are all essential.

Compensation and Benefits:

The company offers a highly competitive base salary plus incentives for reaching hiring goals/objectives.   Complete benefits package to include major medical, dental, insurances included. 


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