Are you driven, motivated, and want a career? Do you have an interest in joining one of the world’s leading manufacturers of concrete products equipment & palletizing solutions that has set the standard for the past 80 years? Columbia Machine is one of Vancouver’s largest employers and we are interested in speaking with you! We are on the hunt for a Manufacturing and Operations Recruiter/Hr Generalist to join the Columbia Machine team.

In this role you will be responsible for the full cycle recruiting for manufacturing/operations hiring for Columbia Machine, Inc. You will collaborate with hiring managers across Columbia to fully understand talent needs. The ideal individual will have a high sense of urgency, handle multiple competing priorities and the ability to develop authentic relationships. Lastly, you will be passionate about identifying the right talent that aligns with our company culture to help drive transformation in our organization.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Own full-cycle recruiting across various businesses focusing on partnering with hiring supervisors to define recruitment strategies, assess external/internal candidates against business needs, and apply interviewing techniques to assess for culture fit and knowledge • Coach and influence hiring managers while making effective hiring decisions and maintaining a high level of communication • Gather, analyze and present information related to the supply/demand of talent, the labor market and compensation hiring trends, new sourcing avenues, and other relevant market data to help influence positive change • Manage the candidate engagement, while providing a positive experience and maintaining responsive communication, ultimately making Columbia a preferred employer to our candidates throughout the recruiting process. Create a brand-worthy, inclusive candidate experience that helps us attract talent.
  • Build, communicate and execute effective sourcing strategies and use research techniques such as direct sourcing, data mining, and networking to identify and attract a diverse slate of quality candidates both internally and externally • Adhere to and provide guidance on internal/external laws, regulations, compliance standards, and HR policies and procedures related to maintaining compliance throughout the selection process • Stay abreast/research new recruiting technology that will drive efficiencies and eliminate waste • Positively influence change and company culture across teams and business partners.
  • Actively participate in Company-wide training for HR related issues such as respectful workplace training •Preserves positive employee relations •Contributes to the continuous improvement efforts •Supports internal and external customer service •Maintains technical and professional knowledge


The Experience You Will Bring


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Recruiting experience (corporate or agency) within manufacturing operations • Experience with relationship management, specifically cultivating and maintaining strong strategic partnerships with leadership teams and candidates• Experience building, communicating and executing recruiting strategies that drive a diverse slate of qualified candidates



Our Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • Experience utilizing extensive on-line searches and database searches to identify high potential candidates (LinkedIn, Indeed, social media, open web, etc.)
  • High volume recruiting experience with experience in recruiting for Accounting, Engineering and Manufacturing roles.

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. Our total rewards package includes – medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, life insurance, ADD, disability, 401k, paid vacation/time off, and tuition reimbursement.


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