Sr. Talent Acquisition Operations Specialist

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job

Loram Maintenance of Way


The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for sourcing, assessing, referring and/or selecting talent for various positions throughout Loram with a focus on high volume field operations, and/or shop/warehouse. The Talent Acquisition Specialist utilizes a basic understanding of Loram’s organizational structure and specialized functions, knowledge of federal and state laws regarding employment practices, and uses considerable human resources skill when performing the recruiting process.


Talent Sourcing

  • Research and recommend new sources to create and place effective advertisements and communications in accordance with recruiting strategies
  • Source active and passive candidates by using job service offices, job boards (i.e. LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, Monster, Craigslist, etc.), career fairs, mobile recruiting events in U.S. and Canada, campus recruiting, or other traditional/non-traditional means to maintain talent pools.
  • Utilize the internet, social media, military organizations, direct sourcing and networking to market and recruit candidates
  • Ability to develop and leverage a referral pipeline
  • Utilize outside recruiting firms in a cost-effective manner

Talent Assessment and Selection

  • Evaluate candidate applications and resumes against position requirements, conducts interviews, and determine suitable candidates to make the hiring decision or submit for hiring manager review
  • Tactfully decline applicants who are assessed to not meet position requirements
  • Initiate the pre-employment process in a fair and equitable manner ensuring affirmative action plans are followed. Back up support to Talent Acquisition Coordinator to perform background reference investigations (i.e. criminal backgrounds, motor vehicle report, drug and physical)

Reporting and Compliance

  • Utilize recruiting databases, applicant tracking systems, internet tools, and other software to perform the recruiting process
  • Maintain all pertinent applicant and interview data to ensure unemployment and wrongful discharge claims may be appropriately addressed
  • Maintain recruiting activity reports using Excel
  • Have knowledge of state and federal labor laws and guidelines, which includes OFCCP, EEO and AAP


  • Resilience
  • Impact Communication
  • Ethical in Words and Actions
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Informing
  • Values Based

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