Technical Recruiter

Job Summary: 
Screens, interviews, and recommends prospective candidates for employment for entry-level and experienced information technology technical positions. Determines optimum recruitment method to develop and maintain a highly qualified candidate pool. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Knowledgeable in IT field and terminology. Performs a variety of tasks and works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Job Expectations:
  • Source, evaluate, and review potential IT candidates utilizing cold calls, job boards, social networking and internal database, etc. 
  • Source and screening potential IT candidates for contract, contract-to-hire and permanent openings 
  • Interview prospective IT candidates via phone/in person to assess skill set, work history, and salary requirements 
  • Responsible for processing and contacting qualified candidates who respond to iHerb via phone, email or web 
  • Recruiter will also be responsible for developing and maintaining a strong pipeline of qualified IT talent to fill current and future needs 
  • The recruiter will resolve any applicant issues quickly and efficiently to maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction 
  • Generate leads and market intelligence to enhance IT department growth efforts. Maintain relationships with candidates to gain industry knowledge and obtain referrals and new business opportunities 
  • Educate candidates on company hiring process 
  • Negotiate with candidates, extend offers, negotiate compensation, facilitate the placement of candidates and solicit referrals of other top talent in the area 
  • Update and track candidates in the ATS
  • Fulfills the role of a Human Resources representative with an emphasis in employee relations. Other HR duties will handled by this position as needed 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Requires strong IT knowledge and background
  • Must be familiar with IT recruiting techniques that are being used by large IT companies
  • Requires good oral communication skills to communicate effectively with employees and management
  • Requires concentration, alertness, and attention to detail
  • Requires the ability to work with others under minimal supervision
  • Must be able to comprehend occupational safety and health regulations, other provincial and federal regulations and company practices and procedures.  
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must be able to use sound judgment
  • Must be able to work with others and be a team player
  • Must be able to read and write in the English language
  • Must present a courteous, efficient and professional demeanor, even under stressful situations
Equipment Knowledge: 
  • Must be familiar with software, hardware, and network technologies such as, Microsoft .NET Framework, SQL Server, Java, web development, Cisco Networks, and Mobile Devices
Experience Requirements:
  • Generally requires a minimum of five (5) or more years’ experience in technical recruiting within the Information Technology field.
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business, Communication or any relevant field highly preferred, or a combination of education and equivalent work experience. 

Please Note:  At this time we are not offering any employer-sponsored work authorization.​

iHerb Inc.​is a leading online retailer of nutritional supplement and wellness products (vitamins, minerals, herbs, botanicals, bath and beauty, pet care, sports nutrition and children's health).​ Via its e-Commerce website, iHerb.​com delivers 35,000 products from over 1,500 brands direct to the customer in more than 180 countries.​ iHerb carries trusted brands customers love around the world.​

iHerb's growth has been recognized by Internet Retailer as a top 500 e-Commerce provider in North America and recently as a top 300 mobile commerce business in the world.​  In 2013 Google bestowed iHerb with its Google Trusted Store designation having shipped over 1,000,000 orders to customers in the US market with a 98%​ on-time shipping and a 99.​9%​ issue free orders.

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