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Recruiter in Oceanside, CA at OneSource Distributors

Date Posted: 5/19/2018

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Junior Recruiter

OneSource Distributors is a wholesale distributor of electrical products, automation controls, industrial supplies and safety products throughout Southern California, Arizona, Hawaii, and Mexico. Our focus is People, Processes and Technology: People are our most important resource; it is our People that contribute to our success, service our customers and ensure we lead in the markets we serve. Processes are efficient and effective through the use of Lean Six Sigma methodologies. Leading distribution Technology and custom-built solutions support all aspects of our operations. Individuals who demonstrate competency and accountability, expertise, and a desire to succeed and progress our organization are welcome to apply. 

OneSource is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. For more information, visit


We are looking for an early career recruiter to join our HR team.  Work collaboratively with OneSource management, associates and the Human Performance & Development team (HPD) in the area of Talent Acquisition.  Help develop the talent acquisition strategy in support of company initiatives and growth plans and execute across the organization. This is achieved through the development of recruiting plans, employing traditional sourcing strategies and resources as well as developing new, creative recruiting ideas, managing the candidate experience and continued development and maintenance of OneSource’s Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Responsible for ensuring that OneSource is compliant with government legislation as it relates to Affirmative Action plans (AAP), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and other related areas.


    • Update job descriptions, define required job responsibilities, requirements and competencies and knowledge, skills and abilities for each role and incorporate these into the interview process
    • Update and create job postings and other recruitment collateral
    • Update and create interviewing plans specific to the job function
    • Work with hiring managers on recruitment planning and hiring process
    • Conduct regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation
    • Proactively manage the candidate and new hire experience
    • Evaluate current as well as research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting and develop social media strategy (Facebook, Glassdoor, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Build networks, databases and recruitment sources to find qualified passive candidates
    • Develop a pool of qualified and diverse candidates to “build the bench” of talent
    • Coordinate and implement college recruitment for internship program
  • Efficiently and effectively fill open positions
    • Assist and receive job requisitions via the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
    • Post and advertise open positions
    • Review applicants to evaluate if they meet the position requirements
    • Conduct pre-screening phone and in-person interviews
    • Assist in performing reference and background checks for potential new hires
    • Follow-up with hiring managers and candidates to ensure timeliness of recruitment process
    • Assist in preparing and forwarding offer and rejection letters
    • Assist in transitioning new hire to the onboarding program (future development of onboarding platform)
  • Partner with Sonepar USA and manage all aspects of the Applicant Tracking System to include training of new leaders utilizing the system
  • Establish relationships with management, associates and the Human Performance & Development team that will enable the HPD function to be viewed as an integral part of the business
  • Partner with HPD team members regarding onboarding of new associates, training & development and the safety of associates
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Experience with an Applicant Tracking System is required
  • 2 - 5 years of recruitment experience; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Electrical, Industrial and/or distribution experience preferred but not required; 
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A or B.S.) from a 4-year college or University;
  • Experience with an onboarding system is preferred


  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities effectively and thrive in a fast pace environment
  • Demonstrated effectiveness leading full life cycle recruitment efforts
  • Possess excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Strong computer skills to include: knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to handle confidential information with complete discretion
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and organization.
  • Ability to set goals, possess strong planning skills and execute
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and with little supervision
  • Ability to explain information to a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to represent the company in a professional and courteous manner
  • Creative and open to change
  • Understanding of EEO, EEOC, OFFCP, and other employment and labor laws
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, and coaching skills

Benefits include:

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health, Transit, and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Employee Discounts and more.


OneSource is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/Disability/Veteran

Business Unit: OneSource


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