Recruiter (Contract)

Simpson Strong-Tie - Stockton, CA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $72,000 - $93,000 a year
Position Summary

The Recruiter will partner with multiple locations (mostly in the western region of the US) on all phases of recruiting, with a focus on manufacturing and warehouse positions. He or she will help develop, execute, and proactively adjust recruiting strategies in collaboration with local hiring teams to ensure hiring goals are achieved as well as provide a positive candidate experience. Travel to and presence in the main locations in Stockton, CA and Riverside, CA is required to establish and maintain relationships with the local hiring teams and develop and maintain an understanding of the business, regional talent market challenges, and hiring goals. This position may potentially convert from contractor to employee status after one year.


60% of the time you will: Create a talent database through effective sourcing methods as well as organic means, such as referrals and the applicant tracking system. Develop and maintain relationships with qualified prospects and share relevant talent brand content as it becomes available. Screen applicants and source talent by phone. Plan and attend recruitment functions including job fairs, open houses, college recruitment fairs and conferences.

20% of the time you will: Partner with hiring managers to keep the recruiting process moving in a positive direction. Conduct intake sessions with hiring managers to understand their needs, influence and develop an effective recruiting strategy, ensure the job description is accurate, ensure the hiring manager and interview team are aware of compliant and effective screening techniques, and help hiring managers align their expectations with labor market conditions.

10% of the time you will: Maintain requisition data and recruiting progress in the applicant tracking system. Communicate weekly progress to HR and hiring managers/supervisors.

10% of the time you will: Collaborate with local HR teams to ensure a smooth transition at various stages including interview scheduling, background checks, drug tests, and when the candidate is ready to be hired.



Bachelor’s degree is preferred

3 years experience human resources with emphasis in full cycle, high volume recruiting -preferably in manufacturing or operations

1 year experience applicant tracking system experience, preferably Workday

Employment law: Knowledge of employment-related federal and state regulations.

Organizational awareness: Understand the business operations from both a strategic and tactical perspective.

Customer focus: Quickly and effectively solve problems and maintain productive internal and external relationships. Readily readjust priorities to respond to pressing and changing customer needs. Recognize potentially adverse customer reactions and develop better alternatives.

Self-management: Set priorities, goals and timelines to achieve maximum productivity. Manage multiple projects and competing priorities. Display a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner. Ability to maintain confidential information.

Speaking and communication: Communicate verbally in an appropriate way for the audience he/she is speaking to. Communicate effectively with co-workers. Listen with full attention to what others are saying, making sure to understand the needs being expressed, asking questions as appropriate without interrupting at an inappropriate time. Ability to effectively present information to top management, customers, and other groups.

Decision making and judgment: Ability to balance analysis, wisdom, experience, and perspective when making decisions.

Teamwork: Maintain a collaborative approach in dealing with other Simpson Strong-Tie employees. Demonstrate a genuine commitment to reach mutually beneficial solutions.

Accountability and dependability: Fulfill commitments made to customers, peers, co-workers, and managers. Hold self and others accountable for measurable, high-quality, timely, and effective results.

Reading and writing: Ability to read, analyze and interpret common journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond effectively to common inquiries or complaints from employees, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write correspondence which conforms to prescribed style and format.

Reasoning: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in written, mathematical or diagram form and deal with various items of abstract and/or concrete value.

Attention to detail: Monitor and review work for accuracy and completeness. Complete work according to procedures and standards. Understand verbal instructions.

Microsoft Office and computer skills: Ability to utilize Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer to effectively complete work.


This job requires domestic travel, away from home, 25% of the time with occasional overnight stays.

Work Status & Location

This full-time, contract position is located remotely, working from home when not in a branch location. Locations closest to Stockton, CA or Riverside, CA are preferred.


Relocation will not be considered for this position.

In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer. This means that to the fullest extent required by local law, employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (which state law may define to include gender identity/expression, transgender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, and gender stereotyping), sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered marital status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Please note all job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test.