Recruiter / Hr Assistant III

  • Full-time
  • PL-DEPT: 01-0503

Company Description

Foster Farms has been serving families since 1939. Since the founding days, Foster Farms has always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. Our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our valued TEAM Members will shine through in everything we do.

Foster Farms is always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms TEAM. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage TEAM Members to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

Pay Range: $20.00/hr - $25.00/hr

We are seeking a Recruiter/HR Assistant II to join our Belgravia Fresno facility and HR Team “building a culture you don’t want to walk away from” for all our TEAM members!

A successful Recruiter/HR Assistant will be able to assist or lead development and execution of talent strategies in partnership with business leaders.  Understand business priorities and be able to translate them into actionable plans that deliver added value. Look around corners with data-driven recommendations that improve performance, retention, and the overall TEAM member experience. Think strategically, execute thoughtfully, and collaborate across many groups, levels, and situations.

Ultimately, the responsibilities of the Recruiter/HR Assistant II are to ensure our company attracts, hires, and retains the best TEAM members, while growing a strong talent pipeline and providing servitude to TEAM members with respect and care.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Partner with internal customers to build candidate pipelines based on budget and operational needs.

  • Partner with hiring managers to support talent acquisition needs based on budget and operational needs.

  • Create, track, and/or report data of various facets of HR functions, including but not limited to Talent Acquisition life cycle and TEAM member services.

  • Utilize a variety of techniques to discover and attract the best talent.

  • Support our diversity hiring efforts for all levels within the organization.

  • Leverage LinkedIn, INDEED, Facebook & other recruiting/social media platforms.

  • Create a world-class candidate experience for all applicants.

  • Communicate sourcing strategies to all relevant stakeholders.

  • Maintain TEAM member records and enters data in HR database.

  • Processes various forms related to documenting HR activities such as new hire, change of status, benefits, terminations, etc.

  • Assist with the review of timecards for new hire TEAM members.

  • Facilitate and conduct new hire orientation and follow up to support onboarding processes.

  • Assist with implementation of policies and tracking related to HR, employee performance, and development.

  • Coach and guide TEAM members on policies and SOPs.

  • Assist Benefits Department with new TEAM members eligibility, open enrollment, and other requirements.

  • Screen candidates by reviewing resumes and job applications and performing phone screenings and in person interviews.

  • Arranges management interviews by coordinating schedules, arranging travel, lodging, and meals, escorting applicant to interviews, and arranging visit and/or tours.

  • Take ownership of candidate experience by designing and managing job postings, job descriptions, and position requirements.

  • Participate in job fairs and industry related career events, coordinate events with hiring managers.

  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts to help identify and source qualified candidates including colleges and universities.

  • Facilitate the offer process by extending job offers and negotiating terms.

  • Stay abreast of recruiting trends and best practices.

  • Ensure all screening, hiring, and selection is done in accordance with employment laws, regulations, and Foster Farms standards.

  • Assist and back-up HR staff in Department as needed with HR Administration tasks and customer service, including HR front desk coverage.

  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience, with 2-4 years progressive Recruiting/HR experience preferred.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish.

  • Excellent MS Office Skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoints, Teams, Outlook.

  • Experience working in HRIS and/or applicant tracking systems.

  • Working knowledge of interview techniques and applicant screening methods.

  • Must have strong knowledge in employment labor laws knowledge.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to interface and communicate effectively within all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to work independently and along with the HR team.

  • Ability to prioritize and be flexible in a constantly changing work environment including adjusting work schedule to meet internal HR customers’ needs.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills with outstanding customer service and team player attitude.

  • Ability to juggle multiple hiring pipelines and open roles, excellent candidate follow-through, ability to proactively source utilizing search techniques for passive candidates and working with various job boards.

  • Ability to work in a very fast-paced, constantly changing environment with TEAM members and applicants from diverse backgrounds.

  • Ability to work offsite at various locations for recruiting and HR events.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Comfortable making decision independently.

  • Excellent active listening, negotiation, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to multi-task to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

  • Experience working or recruiting in a manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Union environment and bidding experience preferred.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.

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