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Posting ID:     21902
Job Title:    Regular   
City:   Mobile, AL, United States
Location:   Mobile - Canfor Southern Pine, Inc. (AL06) 

Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.

The Opportunity:

Successful acquisition of talent to deliver on this transformation is critical to our success and we need a dynamic individual who wants to be a part of a growing, forward-thinking, and trend-setting team to join us as a Talent Acquisition Advisor.


The Role:

Reporting to the Manager, you will be primarily responsible for managing resourcing requirements with the hiring needs of your assigned business areas. You will participate in regular status meetings to provide resourcing updates for assigned roles, as well as develop working relationships with external recruitment sources and future talent. You will proactively identify and promote pipelined talent for upcoming roles within Canfor in this demanding but rewarding career opportunity.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Manage key relationships within operating divisions and departments to gain full appreciation of roles, projects and priorities.
  • Seek to understand full scope of staffing requirements for operating divisions.
  • Gain full working knowledge of ATS Recruitment Software; utilize ATS to manage full cycle recruitment and staffing objectives.
  • Meet regularly with operating divisions and departments to gain understanding of overall needs, act as an advisor on prospective candidates and influence the businesses on hiring process and decision making.
  • Balance activities to ensure positive candidate and hiring manager experiences.
  • Provide input for improvement in recruitment processes and best practices.
  • Utilize advanced sourcing techniques.
  • Actively engage in technical, behavioural or situational interviewing assessments as well as psychometric testing, reference checks and background checks.
  • Prepare qualified, prospective candidates for operating divisions along with supporting recommendations.
  • Ensure offers are processed rapidly and with full legislative and quality standards.
  • Participate in networking events, workshops and seminars to develop subject matter expertise.


The Candidate:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or Marketing plus three (3) to five (5) years recent recruitment experience with a successful track record as a technical recruiter in a large, high-volume, complex and rapidly changing environment; or, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Demonstrated achievement in recruiting for hard-to-find resources
  • Well defined and proven sourcing methods, high degree of familiarity/proficiency with recruitment tools such as LinkedIn, social media and multiple search engine.
  • Demonstrated competency in working with competing priorities.
  • Well established relationship management skills – experience in working with and guiding/providing consultative advise to hiring teams within operations.
  • Strong practical experience with ATS Recruitment Software.
  • Strong team-oriented working style.
  • Track record of bringing new recruiting operating concepts to fruition, active participant in the enhancement of tools, techniques, process and procedures.
  • Computer literacy, including effective working skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.



Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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Mobile, AL
Mobile is a prospering port city full of history, tradition, charm and character. It is a modern and progressive mini-metropolis with a unique and diverse culture all of its own. Mobile is the American birthplace of Mardis Gras and is multicultural city that loves to celebrate. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/mobile-al

Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL

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