Senior Recruiter Job

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Date: Feb 16, 2024

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.


Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company, founded in 1923, is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. With an excellent heritage of quality, innovation and technology, Kenworth has played an essential role in the development of trucks that are more fuel efficient, productive, and economical to operate. Today, Kenworth is leading transportation innovation with the introduction of battery-electric vehicles, exploration of fuel cell electric powertrains, and autonomous driving systems. Kenworth is committed to fostering an environment of diversity, equality and inclusivity in the workplace.


Requisition Summary

Are you an entry-to-mid-level Recruiter with a knack and passion for people, sourcing, and hiring great talent? At Kenworth, you will be responsible for the full recruiting life cycle including requisition development, sourcing, outreach, partnering with hiring managers, candidate screening, selection, and offer process. The recruiter role requires strong competency in customer focus, change and innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building, and influencing while also being results-focused. The recruiter role is a key member to our HR team at Kenworth and PACCAR.


Position Functions / Responsibilities 

  • Manage the full-cycle recruiting process with a moderate to high volume requisition load depending on the rhythm of the business
  • Design, develop and implement effective sourcing strategies to attract quality candidates with a focus on technical and non-technical roles from entry to manager level
  • Consult with Hiring Managers at the Director level and below to determine talent requirements for open positions, build candidate hiring profiles and ensure diverse candidate pools
  • Screen, prioritize and present qualified candidates meeting the established job requirements
  • Collaborate with the HR team to identify internal talent and help facilitate career movement
  • Serve as the expert to the business in the areas of recruiting and hiring new employees
  • Work with the HR team to understand areas where recruiting performance can improve and engage in process improvement efforts
  • Set goals and utilize data to measure recruiting success.


Skills & Qualifications 

  • Required:
    • 1-2 years of hiring and recruitment experience
    • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with a focus in Human Resources, Business, or Communications
    • Proven Skills in client relationship building, critical thinking, and verbal/written communication
    • Ability to influence and negotiate
    • Ability to work independently but also be a strong effective team player
    • Commitment to results; solutions-oriented and superior organizational skills
    • Strong skills in candidate pipeline generation
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Preferred:
    • 3+ years of recruiting or HR experience
    • Familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems (SAP SuccessFactors experience is a plus)
    • Understanding of Recruiting Metrics and Tracking
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program experience
    • Project management and process improvement skills


Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth? 

  • Global Fortune 500 Company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities 
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields 
  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks


As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:  

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match  
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement  
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time  
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education  
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family  
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)  
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs  
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance  
  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling, and more 


Additional Job Board Information 

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for the Recruiter position is $72,200 - $108,000 annually. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above. 


PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment. 

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