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Company: Auto Plus Pep Boys
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Pep Boys is driven by its customer promise, "We go further to help you go farther." Founded 100 years ago by military veterans, generations of drivers have counted on Pep Boys ASE-certified Pros to service their vehicles. With a national network of nearly 1,000 locations in 35 states and Puerto Rico, and 27distribution centers, Pep Boys employs more than 8,000 people. Over 7 million vehicles pass through Pep Boys bays each year, and our commitment to being the ONE our communities count on is demonstrated through our exceptional customer experience and support of the critical technical training initiatives needed to close America's skills gap. For more information, visit

Position Summary:

Recruiter will execute the talent acquisition strategy for a specific region within our retail, commercial and service operations. The objective of this role is to develop and maintain a continuous pipeline of qualified talent to staff assigned locations. You will work closely with the Hiring Managers, HR Business Partners and HR team to drive an integrated strategy that will encompass all channels of talent - internal and external. Success in this role will be demonstrated by effectively ensuring the right talent is ready at the right time for any given opportunity in our regional locations. Also critical is building strong relationships with the hiring managers, being a catalyst and playing a key role in influencing the entire recruitment process.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for sourcing candidates by advertising and/or posting job openings on our company website, online recruiting websites and any other resources available.
  • Develop a grass roots strategy to find unconventional channels to source a diverse talent pool.
  • Partner with Management in the field to forecast and develop strategies for key staffing initiatives, including planning and participating in successful recruitment events/drives.
  • Manage full cycle recruiting process to meet the various staffing needs for all positions within the region, including managing the job requisition process and ensuring compliance.
  • Responsible for building a pipeline of qualified leadership talent for current and future roles in the region.
  • Conduct intake sessions, phone screens and, as applicable, more in depth in-person interviews and support hiring managers with making offers.
  • Work with hiring managers to ensure all staffing needs are met in a timely manner and appropriate staffing levels are maintained.
  • Develop strong relationships and partner with hiring managers and business leaders.
  • Work closely with Hiring Managers to maximize effectiveness of recruiting process.
  • Regularly follow up with the respective hiring managers and candidates to ensure timeliness of recruitment process.
  • Ensure a positive candidate experience and process.
  • Partner with Compensation department to ensure appropriate compensation recommendations are made and approved before making offers to candidates.
  • Weekly reporting on progress of assigned requisitions and candidate pipeline.
  • Maintain recruiting files and applicant tracking data in compliance with government regulations and company policy, including the requisition process.
  • Ensure interview and selection process is delivered consistently.
  • Utilize organizational skills to manage new and existing needs in multiple markets at one time, with frequently changing deliverable dates.
  • Demonstrate personal credibility and impact through effectively leading candidates and hiring managers throughout the interview process.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Results Oriented High energy, hard worker. Unafraid to seize opportunities with a minimum of planning, accept challenges and drive others for results.
  • Effective Communicator Strong communication skills with all kinds of people and the ability to understand, actively listen and relate the information necessary for others to make accurate decisions. Understands and is able to articulate people's strengths and limitations, a good judge of talent.
  • Organized Planner Creates effective processes and lays out work in an organized manner to efficiently establish a clear direction and accomplish goals.
  • Builds Strong Relationships Establishes a strong collaborative, team environment. Creates a climate of support and high morale with a focus of meeting the expectations of both internal and external customers. Able to negotiate through difficult situations and build long-lasting relationships.
  • Personal Flexibility Comfortable with change and handling uncertainty. Remains calm under pressure, making effective decisions in difficult times while maintaining a positive 'can do' attitude.

Experience and Credentials

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience of full-life cycle recruiting, preferably high volume retail and distribution center experience.
  • High School/GED required; Bachelor's degree required preferred.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Proven track record of creatively recruiting and hiring all levels of talent and building an innovative and sustainable strategy.
  • Strong knowledge of the entire recruitment function -- talent acquisition practices, principles and applications including attraction, interviewing and assessment.
  • Proven effective relationship and consultative skills -- with candidates, hiring managers and key business partners with ability to influence, inform and negotiate.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to build confidence and trust in leading the recruitment process.
  • Demonstrated skill with Talent Acquisition technology ie. applicant tracking systems.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal, management, and networking/influencing skills -- at all levels of an organization -- and to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Must possess a well-developed network of candidates and external resources (i.e recruiters, head-hunters, senior leadership in retail organizations, etc.) as well as the skills to build a network quickly and comprehensively.
  • Must demonstrate proven ability to identify and motivate external candidates through cold-calling.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Auto Plus Pep Boys, Philadelphia , Recruiter, Other , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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