National Recruiter – Hamilton

  • Published 17 February 2023
  • Stoney Creek
  • Full time - Day

Based at our Hamilton branch and reporting to the Talent Acquisition Director, the National Recruiter / Headhunter will have the mandate to support the needs and challenges of attracting and acquiring talent through our 4 Canadian branches (Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, and Calgary). Overall, the objective of the National Recruiter is the perpetual search for interesting, qualified profiles and the influence of the organization on these potential candidates.

Since the mandates to be filled are varied, market and related industry studies, as well as rigor, are crucial elements to properly target candidates and successfully complete the hiring process. The National Recruiter will have to show rigor, perseverance and must also be available to meet the targeted talents at different times of the day and evening.

We are the Canadian leader in telescopic forklifts and are experiencing a significant national expansion. Working at Manulift means joining a team of enthusiasts and seeing that your daily actions have a direct impact on the success of the company. We are known for providing innovative solutions that optimize the productivity and profitability of local businesses.

Main responsibilities:
  • Develop research strategies and talent selection for the different positions to be filled;
  • Analyze and sort the applications received according to the profiles sought;
  • Conduct pre-screening telephone interviews;
  • Perform face-to-face interviews for different types of positions: operational, professional, administrative, and technical;
  • Ensure that a network of active and qualified candidates is maintained for strategic positions;
  • Update the list of mandates on a weekly basis and carry out regular follow-ups on the status of your research with the managers involved;
  • Advise and recommend managers when making final decisions;
  • Perform administrative follow-ups concerning the candidates met;
  • Conduct professional references and criminal record checks;
  • Participate in the development of job offers;
  • Maintain close and continuous ties with managers;
  • Make yourself available to participate in massive recruitment campaigns, job fairs, etc.;
Experience & Desired skills:
  • At least 2 years experience in the recruitment or sales field;
  • Proficiency with Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly develop professional relationships;
  • Bilingual: Fluency in French and English both oral and written (is an asset);
  • Communication and analytical skills;
  • Priority management and ability to manage several files at the same time;
  • Very good sense of judgment, initiative, organization, and very thorough with follow-ups;
  • Strong negotiating and problem-solving skills;
  • Owns a vehicle and is willing to travel occasionally (approximately 25% of the time).

Why Manulift?

  • A solid industry, operating in several growing markets;
  • Virtual Medical Services 24/7 (EQ Care), group insurance and RRSP;
  • Flexible hours and days of personal leave;
  • Corporate clothing (winter coat, jacket, shirts, etc.);
  • Membership credit for a gym or a physical activity;
  • Generous referral bonuses (between $ 1,500 and $ 5,000 depending on the position);
  • Free parking;
  • Career advancement opportunities across Canada.

Do you fit the Manulift profile?

The strength of the Manulift family is based on values and a common vision shared by all employees. We hire people who, like us, aim for the highest standards of quality and want to always do better.

Intrapreneur The desire to advance and make an organization grow, to create a shared success and map out their career path.
Dedicated Dedicated to their team and their customers, prepared to get involved for the success of everyone around them.
Proactive Makes the expected effort and more, is not afraid to get ahead of things in their tasks and everyday work, to propose new ideas and challenge the status quo.
Autonomous Ability to learn from others, to observe and, above all, to find their own solutions when necessary.
Perseverance Never gives up and seeks the best solution for themselves, their team and their customers.
Passionate Thrives in their tasks and duties, wants to learn and grow to gain experience and knowledge every day.


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