• Driver Recruiter

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Updike Distribution Logistics provides innovative, cost-effective logistics services across virtually all realms of the supply chain spectrum. We have a unique capability to offer a full array of integrated, in-house logistics solutions, and we have the demonstrated skills to perform. Whether it involves public or contract warehousing, direct-to-store or direct-to-consumer order fulfillment, dedicated or line-haul transportation, and even residential delivery services, you can count on us. You can expect us to execute with a fundamental focus on efficiency and value, utilizing the principles of integrity and responsibility, in all that we do. At the end of the day, we exist to merely be an extension of our customers, and, as your entrusted partner, we stand resolute in achieving total success together.


    Our people help make up that success. Our team of extraordinary people has enabled us to grow and expand our reach, year after year, by making the collective, unwavering commitment to exceed the expectations of our customers each and every day. Simply put, our culture is purely one of service excellence.


    We are a team of highly motivated, fun, goal-oriented, bright individuals who continuously strive to offer our customers services to help meet their business goals and work toward building long-term partnerships. We need more people who share in that same philosophy. If you do, please continue to read about the awesome opportunity we have to offer another bright, fun, motivated individual.


    What your day will look like:


    This position is responsible for the overall management of Driver recruitment planning and employment related functions including, but not limited to, recruitment planning, staffing practices and processes, system management and recruiting. Partner with Director and Human Resources to develop and build the Driver Development team as the company grows.

    Manages the staffing process for drivers along with recruiting as we build the department.

    Meets or exceeds recruitment Key Performance Indicators including, but not limited to number of drivers hired, reductions in turnover and staff development.

    Seek out, interview, and screen applicants to fill existing openings while maintaining current knowledge of transportation laws, DOT regulations, and Company hiring criteria, as well as maintaining and promoting Company safety goals.

    Interview, gather, and analyze information skillfully to obtain a complete application and pre-qualify applicants.

    Inform potential applicants about facilities, operations, benefits, pay, and specialty and dedicated opportunities.

    Manages the communication and training of the staffing process to ensure consistent application and interpretation of applicable staffing policies and procedures, laws and regulations

    Manages Tenstreet for applications online and works with the background companies to ensure compliance with best practices in Commercial Driver applications and timely coding of non-qualified applications for HR handling

    Manages career fair involvement with Transportation related hiring events throughout the Carriers hiring areas

    Oversees successful tracking and follow up of any Driver related bonus programs

    Read, review, and understand both MVRs and DAC Reports.

    Communicate with internal and external stakeholders, representing the organization to customers, the public, vendors, schools, and other external sources. Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.

    May perform additional duties as assigned by leadership.



    What you need to be successful:

    Two to Four years recruiting experience or two years outside sales experience.

    Proficient with Microsoft Office suite.

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.

    Thorough and detail oriented. good listening skills.

    Self–motivated and good interpersonal skills.

    Constantly maintain a professional appearance.


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