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Talent Acquisition Coordinator


Location: Chambersburg, PA 

Exemption: Nonexempt 




Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that proudly helps food providers in the U.S., Canada and more than 60 other countries earn a special place on consumers’ tables.  We do this by continually crafting custom dressings, sauces, mayonnaises, and other food solutions that exceed peoples’ expectations for great-tasting flavors and high-quality ingredients.

Headquartered in Brea, California, Ventura Foods operates 14 manufacturing facilities, 3 culinary centers, and numerous distribution centers across North America. When you work in our manufacturing and distribution facilities, you get a strong foundation of training, a manager who cares about you and celebrates your success, a safe environment, and challenging work.  As part of our team, your future is limited only by how much you’re willing to push yourself to get there. We invest in your growth, because you invest in ours.

Position Summary:

The Talent Acquistion Coordinator provides proactive administrative support to the Human Resources and Talent Acquisition departments.  This position enables the Talent Acquisition function by understanding staffing levels and needs and administering related processes, including but not limited to crewing sheets, opening job requisitions in the ATS, liaising with staffing agencies, assisting with emplyoment marketing, providing candidate support from interview scheduling, coordinating travel, and conducting pre-employment screenings.  The TA Coordinator also supports all new hire activity including onboarding schedules and assistance.  This position plays a critical role in the department's success by providing reporting and systems support from within the Human Resources Information Systems.  

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the overall Talent Acquisition process within the site, including but not limited to opening job requisitions in the ATS, assisting with employment marketing, providing candidate support from interview scheduling and assisting walk-in interviews.
  • Coordination and management of various "crewing sheets" to effectively understand the staffing levels, openings, and employee movement across the site.  Report out regularly on trends, status updates of staffing levels and areas of opportunity or roadblocks.
  • Ownership and oversight of all pre-employment screening activities including initiating and helping candidates through obtaining background checks, drug screens and physicals.
  • Track and manage adhoc manual reporting for invoicing, recruitment expenses, and staffing agency contracts. Act as the site liaison and point of contact for all staffing agencies.
  • Act as the Talent Acquisition Specialist back-up and the HR Administrative Department back-up including helping to process new hires through the system, information changes, schedule/set-up/coordinate team events, meetings, offsites, etc.
  • Other projects as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of experience working in a Talent Acquisition or Human Resources role.
  • 2+ years experience supporting a Human Resources and/or Talent Acquisition Department preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:

*Independent, self-motivated, team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
*Understanding of Talent Acquisition and Human Resources functions
*Strong Excel skills, MS Word and Outlook, including pivot table, VLookup, and Mail Merge functions
*Experience working with an ATS (Applicant Tracking System), HRIS, I-9 and E-Verify systems a plus
*High level of professionalism, sense of urgency, attention to detail, and demonstrated ability to work under pressure and multitask effectively


Physical Demands:

Regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, climbing, squatting, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.  Physical strength and dexterity sufficient to perform the required task(s). Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more with assistance.  Additional demands may be required.


Work Environment:

In addition to normal business hours, work schedules may include after hours and weekends as needed.  May work outside and in adverse temperatures which include extreme hot, cold, and humidity.  May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.  Must be willing and able to wear personal protective equipment as required by established Company Safety standards.  May require work in confined and dark spaces, and at heights in excess of 18 feet for prolonged periods of time.


Diversity & Inclusion:

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment in which all employees are treated with respect is evident in our company culture and values. We believe that fostering an environment of inclusion and a focus on diversity across our organization is vital to attracting top talent, driving innovation, and meeting the high expectations of our customers in a rapidly evolving global marketplace.


Ventura Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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