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Contract Recruiter

Department: Human Resources
Location: Addison, IL
Job ID: 2624
Company: SunSource

SunSource - One of the largest fluid power distributors in North America, is currently seeking a contract recruiter to support our recruitment efforts for technicians, warehouse, operations, corporate functions, and recent graduates.

Essential Functions:

  • Hiring manager intake meetings
  • Development of recruiting strategies
  • Development of job postings
  • Use of an ATS to post job advertisements and review resumes
  • Sourcing of qualified candidates through resume databases, networking, and other methods
  • Prescreening of candidates based on defined job requirements
  • Coordination of the selection process

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Enjoy the challenge of finding and attracting top talent and possess a “hunter” mentality in your recruiting approach
  • Be a consultative partner to your customers by providing influence, new ideas, strategic recruiting, and earning recognition as a trusted partner
  • Need to be creative bringing actionable ideas to the table to find top talent
  • Be metrics oriented and strive for the best results
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly organized and efficient with high sense of urgency

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 2+ years full cycle recruiting experience
  • Experience recruiting in the skilled labor space including technicians, fabricators & warehouse.
  • Advanced and aggressive recruiting capabilities using non-traditional methods to successfully identify passive talent and generate viable candidate flow
  • Experience using web-based recruiting platforms such as LinkedIn Recruiter, ZoomInfo other relevant tools for candidate sourcing and lead generation
  • Ability to build relationships and work effectively across various business units and geographic locations
  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations related to recruiting

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Recruiting experience in an industrial environment such as distribution or manufacturing
  • Advanced recruiting training/certification: CIR, AIRS, or similar


  • Proficient in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Proficient in the use of an Applicant Tracking system (ATS)
  • Use of online recruiting platforms for candidate sourcing
  • Clear and concise communication skills (verbal/written).
  • Ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and effective organization skills

Role Details: 

  • Title: Contract Recruiter
  • Location: Addison, IL
  • Company: SunSource
  • Type: Contract/Temp
  • Note: This position is on-site in Addison, IL and does not offer remote work arrangements.

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We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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