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Corporate Recruiter at in Chico, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description:

We realize that our greatest assets are our best-in-class associates, which is why we’re dedicated to offering limitless opportunities for growth and advancement. Together, we can continue to lead the industry and help build our nation’s infrastructure from the ground up. Join our team today.

Ferguson is currently seeking the right individual to fill an immediate need for a Corporate Recruiter to work onsite at our business located in Chico, CA.

Overall Objective: 

The Corporate Recruiter will focus on hiring for numerous roles varying in seniority across Ferguson and its various business groups and functions.  This person will build trust-based relationships with hiring managers to be seen as a true recruiting business partner and talent acquisition advisor.  The person will also heavily engage with candidates, introducing them to Ferguson, facilitating the recruiting lifecycle and assisting in offer and pre-hire activities. introduction to Ferguson to offer/onboarding stage.

The main responsibilities will fall into two areas - developing talent development strategies to place the right person in the right role efficiently and effectively and planning, coordinating, and driving hiring activities from start to finish. 


  • Apply creativity in building sourcing strategies and partnerships that facilitate interest in Ferguson and the role, including building a strong pipeline of qualified candidates

  • Execute administrative tasks in an organized fashion, with strong attention to detail and follow up skills – managing the process in Workday, candidate screening, communication with candidates etc

  • Build strong, credible, effective relationships with hiring managers, internal associates and external candidates, that bring value to the recruitment process

  • Provide guidance and leadership to hiring managers on interviewing, identifying talent, labor market challenges, maximizing candidate pipeline and candidate follow up importance

  • Advise managers along with the Compensation Dept on compensation benchmarking for external candidates for offers

  • Communicate proactively with all stakeholders to coordinate interview feedback and lead effective decision-making sessions

  • Drive the focus on the candidate experience to ensure our candidates are treated with the highest standards of customer service, integrity and professionalism

  • Stay abreast of and identify trends for continued transformation of talent development

  • Lead hiring decisions, effectively negotiating and closing offers

  • Actively manage concerns and work across business to problem solve recruiting challenges


  • Strong interest in recruiting and passion around talent and HR a must

  • Quick ability to learn about business groups and their various business needs

  • 5+ Years experience in full lifecycle recruiting in a corporate or agency setting.

  • Strong ability to source creatively and engage and attract passive candidates

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • An ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, driving productivity and continuous improvement

  • High energy person who can exude confidence, work independently and contribute to the team goals

  • Excellent influencing, problem-solving and negotiation skills

  • Technically savvy with a proven ability to learn Applicant Tracking Systems and associated recruiting business processes quickly -- Workday experience highly preferred.

  • Highly organized with strong administrative skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize work

  • Strong ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing a must

  • Strong presentation skills to a wide variety of audiences

  • Ability to travel (up to 15%)

*Pre-employment drug and background screening required



The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.